In the 2007 Disney movie Enchanted, starring Amy Adams, Michaela had a named role (May) but her lines were trimmed for the final cut. The deleted scene is included among the DVD bonus features.
Michaela's best friend is Emily Deschanel, her co-star on their show Bones.
As a child, Michaela performed in various local theater and dance productions. Her first role was in a kindergarten production of the children's tale The Gingerbread Man.
Michaela has been in the movies Love the Hard Way, Garmento and Open Window.
Michaela likes to travel. She visited Budapest in 2006 and plans to travel to Asia next.
Michaela: (On what she does in her spare time)
I don't have very much spare time. I love seeing movies and I love reading. When I am off, I am usually trying to get to a movie. I write short stories, as well, which is very challenging. I also like spending time with my friends and family.
Michaela: (On who would she would most like to work with in the future)
I'd love to work with Tony Collette, Samantha Morton, Amanda Peete and Morgan Freeman