Friday, 25 March 2016

Gugu on the cover of Manhattan magazine

2011: BAFTA "Brits to Watch" Reception at Soho House, West Hollywood

Brits to Watch Reception at Soho House

On Friday 8 July BAFTA held a reception at Soho House West Hollywood in celebration of the Brits to Watch event taking place the following evening. The event was attended by the 42 Brits to Watch along with other professionals from the film, TV and video games industries in LA.

Harry Lloyd and Gugu Mbatha-Raw have been named amongst eight young British actors of exceptional promise by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Both will join 40 filmmakers of various disciplines at an event at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, which will be attended by BAFTA’s President, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, and HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.
Harry, who recently starred in HBO's epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, will soon be seen in Cary Fukunaga's feature film version of Jane Eyre and as the young Dennis Thatcher in the forthcoming The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher.
Having just starred alongside Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts in The Larry Crowne Affair, Gugu is currently filming a pilot in the US for Touch, in which she stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland.
The Brits to Watch list also includes the directors Gareth Edwards, known for his directorial feature debut,Monsters, and who is currently working on Godzilla for Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures, and Vicky Mather, whose animated short Stanley Pickle has won 25 international awards.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

BEYOND THE LIGHTS Gugu Mbatha-Raw Noni Screen Worn Wardrobe Costume Includes COA

Noni (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) screen worn, hero, black and royal blue feathers with mesh under top, N pin, rings, black leather zipper fly shorts, and purple shimmer ankle high 'Katherine Amber Laine' shoes. Includes wardrobe tag!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gina Prince-Bythewood Will Join Forces Again for 'An Untamed State'

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Gina Prince-Bythewood Will Join Forces Again for 'An Untamed State'

Published on 22 Mar 2016
Beyond the Lights star Gugu Mbatha-Raw and director Gina Prince-Bythewood are reteaming for An Untamed State, the adaptation of Roxane Gay's debut novel. The story follows a Haitian American woman who is kidnapped for ransom in front of her husband and child. It follows her captivity for 13 days, and her struggle to come to terms with the ordeal in its aftermath. Prince-Bythewood previously directed by The Secret Life of Bees and Love & Basketball, while Mbatha-Raw previously starred in Concussion opposite Will Smith.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw To Star, Gina Prince-Bythewood To Helm ‘An Untamed State’

EXCLUSIVEGina Prince-Bythewood will direct and Gugu Mbatha-Raw will star inAn Untamed State, an adaptation of Roxane Gay‘s debut novel that the director will co-write with the author for Fox SearchlightMichael De Luca will produce through his Michael De Luca Productions banner with Prince-Bythewood; Mindy Schultheis and Michael Hanel will be exec producers.
an untamed stateThe novel tells the powerful, unflinching story of a Haitian-American woman kidnapped for ransom in front of her husband and child. The novel explores the privilege that made her a target and the strength she must draw on to survive and reclaim her life. Prince-Bythewood is best known for directing Beyond the Lights, and The Secret Life of Bees, and with husband Reggie Rock she is exec producing the 10-hour event series Shots Fired for Fox, Imagine Television and Undisputed Cinema. Mbatha-Raw most recently starred in Concussion and Belle, and she teamed with Prince-Bythewood on Beyond the Lights.
Prince-Bythewood, Mbatha-Raw and De Luca are represented by CAA; Prince-Bythewood is lawyered by Nina Shaw and Gordon M. Bobb at Del, Shaw, Moonves; Mbatha-Raw is managed by Authentic Talent and Literary and also repped by UK-based Curtis Brown Group.

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Matthew McConaughey Civil War Pic ‘Free State Of Jones’ Marches To June

Matthew McConaughey Civil War Pic ‘Free State Of Jones’ Marches To June

The Free State of Jones
Essentially the new date provides a film with a great patriotic theme a runway into the Fourth of July holiday. Free State of Jones also stars Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mahershala Ali. The new date also will serve as counterprogramming on a weekend that has 20th Century Fox’s tentpole Independence Day: Resurgence and Sony’s Blake Lively drama thriller The Shallows.