She also has worked with acting coach Terry Knickerbocker. She also had a guest role as Caroline Beels in Snoops. Variety magazine named Rossum as "One of the Ten to Watch" in After having nearly missed the audition due to a family engagement,  Rossum was asked to audition in person for Webber at his home in New York. She played Jennifer Ramsey, the daughter of Kurt Russell 's character.
Rossum described the character as being proactive and strong in all situations, rather than a damsel in distress. Her next big screen venture was the indie Dare  which was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. The series co-stars William H. The series has received consistent acclaim, with Rossum's performance being universally praised.
Caruso 's social film , Inside ; the online film aired in several segments, incorporating multiple social media platforms including Facebook , YouTube , and Twitter. The following year, Rossum played Ridley, a siren Caster in Beautiful Creatures , based on the young adult fantasy novel of the same name.
Although the film was released to mixed reviews, Rossum's performance was praised by critics and fans. By June , Rossum was cast as the female lead opposite Justin Long in the independent romantic comedy Comet , which was directed by Sam Esmail , to whom she later became engaged.
I want it to have a David Gray or Annie Lennox feel. I've been spending up to 12 hours a day in the studio. It was released on October 23, , and peaked at in the U. On October 27, , Rossum again sang the national anthem at the New Jersey Devils 's first home game of the —08 NHL season , which was also the first game the team played in the newly constructed Prudential Center. On the track she sings with Band, and Chantal Kreviazuk.
The song is available on the album's. Records album Sentimental Journey on January 29, Unlike Inside Out on which Rossum wrote the songs herself, the album is a collection of covers of songs from the s to s.
Sentimental Journey peaked at 92 on the U. Billboard charts, and number one in Jazz Albums.