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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Vanessa Kirby, Brad Pitt Among 900 New BAFTA Members

BAFTA has revealed that it has welcomed 900 additional voting members to its ranks since launching a diversity-focussed membership drive in 2020, including some of the biggest screen stars. Among the industry professionals to have joined BAFTA’s global membership are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Brad Pitt and Vanessa Kirby. Other new additions include Akua Gyamfi, Anna Dick, […]

Vanessa Kirby to Replace Jodie Comer in Ridley Scott’s ‘Kitbag’

Vanessa Kirby is entering the world of Ridley Scott. The actor is in talks to star in Kitbag, Scott’s historical film starring Joaquin Phoenix as Napoleon, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Kirby will play Josephine, a role that previously belonged to Jodie Comer. From Apple, Kitbag centers on the Frenchman’s rise on the battlefield and […]

Magnolia Nabs Vanessa Kirby Starrer ‘Italian Studies’ (Exclusive)

Magnolia Pictures has acquired the worldwide rights to Italian Studies, the Tribeca Film Festival title that stars Academy Award nominee Vanessa Kirby. Tramps filmmaker Adam Leon is behind the film that follows writer Alina Reynolds (Kirby), who loses her memory and finds herself adrift in New York City — with almost no sense of time, […]

Vanessa Kirby Strikes First-Look Deal With Netflix for Female-Focused Films

Vanessa Kirby, the British actress best known for playing Princess Margaret in the first two seasons of The Crown, has set up a production company and struck a first-look deal with the global streamer that helped her break out. Netflix on Tuesday unveiled a multi-year deal with the award-winning actress and her new London-based banner […]

Cannes: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired rights in the U.S., China and multiple international territories for The Son, Florian Zeller’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning drama The Father. Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, and Vanessa Kirby star in The Son, an adaptation of Zeller’s acclaimed stage play of the same name, which Zeller and Oscar winner Christopher Hampton […]

Vanessa Kirby Joins Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern in Follow-Up to Oscar-Winner ‘The Father’

The Son, Florian Zeller’s follow up to his acclaimed directorial debut The Father, which won Oscars and BAFTAs for both best adapted screenplay and leading actor (for Anthony Hopkins), has landed another major name. Vanessa Kirby, The Crown star who was recently Oscar nominated for Pieces of a Woman, has joined the cast alongside Hugh […]

Vanessa Kirby in ‘Italian Studies’: Film Review | Tribeca 2021

The Oscar-nominated British actress plays a writer struck with sudden memory loss as she drifts through New York City encountering teenagers in Adam Leon’s enigmatic experiment.

Rotterdam Film Festival Unveils 2021 Lineup

The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) has unveiled the full program for its 50th celebratory edition, with Mona Fastvold’s same-sex period drama The World to Come, starring Katherine Waterston and Vanessa Kirby, set to open the event on June 2. Poupelle of Chimney Town, an animated feature from Japanese director Hirota Yusuke, will close the […]

How Glenn Close, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Carey Mulligan, Kate Winslet and Zendaya Navigated the “Big Reboot” of Life in Quarantine

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable, these six performers reflect on the surprising lessons they’ve learned — and all of the obsessive cleaning — during the pandemic.

Vanessa Kirby on Challenge of Sticking to a Boston Accent in ‘Pieces of a Woman’ Birthing Scene

The BAFTA-nominated actress appeared as a guest on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Tuesday night.

Actress Roundtable: Zendaya, Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan, Vanessa Kirby, Andra Day and Glenn Close on “Supporting Other Women Without Judgment”

The six actresses also candidly discuss what outsiders get wrong about acting, juggling work and family and how #MeToo has changed the culture for the next generation: "We're getting all the bad stuff out of the way."

Hair and Makeup Artists Reveal How They Make Stars Stand Out on Virtual Red Carpets

Leading into an awards season like no other, the traditional red carpet has pivoted to the virtual arena. But despite socially distancing, hair and makeup artists are still bringing the glam — especially for those Zoom tile close-ups