Gugu Mbatha-Raw will return to the London stage at the end of the summer, taking on the title role in Jessica Swale‘s historical bio-drama Nell Gwynn at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Christopher Luscombe will direct the new play, which is set in 1660 and charts the fortunes of the young woman raised in a brothel who became a celebrated stage actress and mistress to King Charles II. The production starts previews Sept. 19, with an official opening on Sept. 24. [more at source]
05 September 2015Posted by Mouza with 0 Comments
I’ve updated the site with some missing photoshoots from 2014 & some new ones from the last few months, check them out by clicking on the preview below:
Photo Sessions > 2014 > Set 019
Photo Sessions > 2014 > Set 020
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Photo Sessions > 2015 > Set 006
Photo Sessions > 2015 > Set 007
04 July 2015Posted by Mouza with 0 Comments
The rising screen star of ‘Belle’ and ‘Beyond the Lights’ will play the title role in ‘Nell Gwynn,’ about the 17th century brothel-keeper’s daughter who became the king’s mistress.
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In choosing its newest members, the film academy went for younger and more diverse.
Kevin Hart, Common, Emma Stone, Dev Patel and “Whiplash” writer-director Damien Chazelle were among the 322 new academy members announced Friday.
“It’s really gratifying to see the big increases in genre, people of colour, age and national origin,” academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in an interview.
Other new inductees include Benedict Cumberbatch, David Oyelowo, Sergio Mendes, Elizabeth Banks, John Legend, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Hardy and “Dope” director Rick Famuyiwa.
Membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is by invitation only. Oscar nominees are automatically considered; others must be sponsored by two members of their branch of filmmaking. [more at source]
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Earlier this year, Gugu and 17 other stars participated in a featurette by the New York Times where they put them into couples kissing in different scenarios. You can check out the video below & the screencaptures in the gallery:
Miscellaneous > 9 Kisses > Production Still
Miscellaneous > 9 Kisses > Screencaptures
19 April 2015Posted by Mouza with 0 Comments
I’ve uploaded photos of one of Gugu’s first acting credits as a guest star in Agatha Christie’s Marple. You can check them out by clicking on the preview below:
Television Projects > Agatha Christie’s Marple (2007) > 3.02 “ordeal By Innocence” Screencaptures
13 April 2015Posted by Mouza with 0 Comments
“Beyond the Lights” star Gugu Mbatha-Raw has been tapped to play the feather duster Plumette in Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
Luke Evans (Gaston), Josh Gadd (LeFou), Ian McKellen (Cogsworth), and Emma Thompson (Mrs. Potts) also star. Bill Condon is directing from a script written by Evan Spiliotopoulos and rewritten by Stephen Chbosky. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Films are producing.
Production begun for a Mar. 17, 2017 release.