The 17-year-old Rush will be seen alongside Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges in The Giver this summer. She also recently landed a role in an adaptation of Goosebumps, with co-star Jack Black.
Other credits to her name include The Odd Life of Timothy Green, We Are What We Are, and Mary, Mother of the Christ, the Hollywood prequel to The Passion of the Christ.
Rush was born in Haifa and moved with her family at the age of nine to the US. She has six brothers.