Her breakthrough came in 2008 with roles in Never Back Down and Pineapple Express.
Her appearance in films such as The Informers, The Stepfather, Zombieland and The Joneses brought her further attention.
She next starred in John Carpenter's The Ward, alongside Nicolas Cage in Drive Angry, and alongside Johnny Depp in The Rum Diary, for which she won a Spotlight Award at the Hollywood Film Festival.
Wolf Like Me Written by Tunde Adebimpe (as Babatunde Omoroga Adebimpe), Jaleel Bunton, Kyp Malone (as David Kyp Joel Malone), Dave Sitek (as David Andrew Sitek) and Gerard Smith (as Gerard Anthony Smith) Performed by TV on the Radio Courtesy of Interscope Records Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more » This is one more film with quite good idea. To strive for my life-goals, never back down, no matter how hard it may be, what sort of obstacles are ahead of you..
Though, there are a lot similar films that we could bracket in one group with this one.
Heard is involved in social activism for causes such as LGBT rights and is a supporter of Habitat for Humanity; Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation campaign; The Art of Elysium; and Amnesty International. She made her film debut in the sports drama Friday Night Lights (2004), which starred Billy Bob Thornton and was a commercial and critical success.