In 2015, she shared the screen with Steve Carell in Adam McKay’s comedy-drama The Big Short, which won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
In 2017, she co-starred in the drama thriller The Dinner, with Richard Gere. She appeared in the 2017 sci-fi action film Geostorm.
She made her directorial debut with Breaking In, a short film about a young black man's first time being stopped and frisked by the NYPD, based on her brother’s early experience. The film has garnered several film festival acknowledgments and awards.