Sam Mendes is no slouch when it comes to casting. The British director, and latter-day partner to Kate Winslet — has discovered a few American beauties in his time — Thora Birch and Mena Suvari for starters. But for his latest film, Away We Go, it's the turn of a home-grown talent — albeit one who's much better known over the pond — to be in the spotlight.
Known as GFEs, they are women who provide "The Girlfriend Experience" - emotional and sexual relationships at a high price. Season 2 will focus on new characters and take on a new format with two parallel storylines. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Powered by WordPress. Her portrayal of Coretta Scott King is Oscar-buzz worthy. And that she did.
But how exactly did Hollywood manage to turn off such a talented actor? She plays a woman fending off a viral infection with her family, questioning whether to trust outsiders or remain isolated. While she admits the film is careful to not be tied to any specific period, themes of mistrust and division give it a timely resonance.
Ejogo, 44, also stars opposite Denzel Washington in Roman J. Israel, Esq. The way that we brought up issues of how much agency a person might have when it comes to their decisions they make themselves and complicity, how much they may be part of the problem at times.
The uniting thread of both stories is the examination of power dynamics of complicated relationships, the fact that women who provide the girlfriend experience are business women who make decisions for themselves and who own their power. How do you expect people to react? I can only go by the reaction to the first season, and I think what was great about the first season was that it struck up really nuanced complex conversations in its audience.
But she is worth your attention, because I have never seen her be bad in anything. Half-Nigerian, half-Scottish, Ejogo is intimidatingly, era-spanningly beautiful, with a smile that swings between calculating and feline, warm and open. But it is her eyes that work the hardest on screen.
Carmen Ejogo leapt in the air and grasped two lengths of silk, each the color of arterial blood. She took a deep breath, fell back and spun upside-down in the middle of a warehouse in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn. Ejogo had driven to the Musea circus training center on a scruffy block just down the street from a hearse rental agency. An athlete all through school and a longtime ballet student, Ms.
By Cassie Carpenter For Dailymail. The NoCal native - turning 45 next month - sweetly embraced the British year-old inside the Directors Guild of America. Nic Pizzolatto's eight-episode, time-hopping drama is set in the Ozarks circa, and ; and it premieres this Sunday on HBO.