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Ruth Wilson, ‘Rhino’ Take Top Honors at Stockholm Film Festival

Oleg Sentsov’s Ukrainian crime drama Rhino has won the prize for best film at the 2021 Stockholm International Film Festival. Serhii Filimonov was honored as best actor for his starring performance in Rhino as a gangster rising through the ranks in the lawless world of post-Cold War Ukraine. Senstov was only able to make the […]

Ruth Wilson to Star in HBO Mafia Drama From Lena Dunham, Dennis Lehane

HBO is teaming with Ruth Wilson, Lena Dunham and Dennis Lehane on a series about the mafia. Wilson is set to star in and executive produce Mob Queens, which centers on Anna Genovese, the second wife of infamous New York crime boss Vito Genovese. The project is based on a Stitcher podcast of the same […]

Ruth Wilson on ‘True Things’ and Female Filmmakers Taking Control

Ruth Wilson is taking back control. Since her starring performance in Jane Eyre (2006), Wilson has been a regular on TV (BBC’s Luther, Showtime’s The Affair), film (The Lone Ranger, Saving Mr. Banks) and theater (Constellations and King Lear on Broadway), and has collected a small trophy case of awards, including two Oliviers, a Golden […]

‘True Things’: Film Review | Venice 2021

In Harry Wootliff’s second feature, Ruth Wilson plays a woman subsumed by love and struggling to find herself.

Venice: Ruth Wilson on ‘True Things’ and Tom Burke’s “Messy” Character

The British actress produced and stars in the Venice Horizons title True Things, Harry Wootliff’s adaptation of the Deborah Kay Davies novel that Le Bureau Sales is shopping worldwide. Wilson plays Kate, a bored and alienated woman who starts up a passionate relationship with a stranger, known only as Blond (played by Tom Burke, who […]

“[We] Thought It Was About Republicans and Democrats”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Oslo’ Creatives

The hidden history of the negotiations that led to the Oslo Peace Accords is told in Oslo, an Emmy Award nominee for outstanding television movie. Bartlett Sher’s adaptation of J.T. Rogers’ Tony Award-winning play traces the true story of how two married Norwegian diplomats, Mona Juul and Terje Rød-Larsen — played by Ruth Wilson and […]

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott in HBO’s ‘Oslo’: TV Review

Ruth Wilson and Andrew Scott star as the Norwegian diplomats who organized 1993 back-channel peace talks between Israel and Palestine in J.T. Rogers’ adaptation for HBO of his Tony-winning play.

Ruth Wilson Says She Exited ‘The Affair’ Because She “Didn’t Feel Safe”

"It was before #MeToo and before Harvey Weinstein — and yet my instincts were very clear and strong about what I felt was wrong, about what was going on, and what I didn’t feel safe about."

Ruth Wilson, Cush Jumbo, Rosamund Pike in Talks to Star in ‘Greatest Days’ Adaptation

Ruth Wilson, Cush Jumbo and Rosamund Pike are in negotiations to star in 'Greatest Days,' the film adaptation of the stage musical 'The Band.'

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

“The Environment Was Very Toxic”: Nudity, a Graphic Photo and the Untold Story of Why Ruth Wilson Left ‘The Affair’

The actress shocked fans of her Showtime drama when she suddenly left the role that earned her a Golden Globe, then said she wasn't allowed to say why. We finally have our answer.

‘His Dark Materials’ Screenwriter Jack Thorne Compares Lyra Belacqua to Greta Thunberg

'His Dark Materials' screenwriter Jack Thorne has compared the books' protagonist Lyra Belacqua, played by Dafne Keen in the HBO/BBC adaptation, to environmental activist Greta Thunberg.