Since her debut in 2016, Anya Taylor-Joyce’s Hollywood career has been closely followed, alternating between independent work and major productions. The animated film Super Mario Bros. And after the first images of Furiosa, the Mad Max Fury Road prequel, were released online, her name is now on everyone’s lips.
A look back at the pictures and faces of the journey of the 27-year-old American-British actor, who will undoubtedly be one of the main stars of 2024. “Be witnesses!”
The Magician (2016)
After a significant appearance at the Sundance Festival, which revealed new talent in independent cinema, the general public discovered the face.in The . In front of the radical camera of Robert Eggers, who makes his first full-length film, the actor is immersed in a dark and mystical world, between Puritanism and witchcraft. Acclaimed at numerous festivals and awards ceremonies, the film earned Anya Taylor-Joy her first nominations and awards, including Most Promising Actress at the Empire Awards and the Chopard Trophy at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
The Split (2017)
If James McAvoy delivers a memorable performancePortraying yourself on screen through different personas, It also leaves a good impression. In the psychological thriller, a stealth sequel to Unbreakable, she plays the busy but determined, insightful, unsettling and unsettling victim of this super-villain who inhabits multiple identities (including the terrifying “Monster”). He will reprise his role in 2019’s Glass, the third and final installment in the superhero trilogy envisioned by M. Night Shyamalan.
Peaky Blinders (2019)
If he excelled on the small screen early in his career (Seasons 2 of Morse Mysteries and Atlantis),Joins its first major series in 2019. In seasons 5 and 6 of Peaky Blinders, she plays Gina Grey, a manipulative, opportunistic and obnoxious young woman who tries to establish her place in the Shelby clan after marrying Michael Gray (Finn Cole). He appeared in 12 episodes before landing a starring role in the series that would finally establish him in the mainstream.
The Queen’s Game (2020)
This program is, a Netflix Original in 7 episodes that follows the journey of Beth Harmon, a chess prodigy in the midst of the Cold War. A true hit, the series won Golden Globes for Best Miniseries and Best Actress and was recognized with eleven Emmy nominations. in the lead role She is simply charming, elegant and powerful and manages to brilliantly capture the inner journey and reflections of this champion who is determined to establish herself in a male-dominated world. Its performance will even create calls among new players, while delighting the platform with record viewing numbers.
After getting lost in The New Mutants, a failed attempt at a horrendous spin-off of the X-Men universe (where it doesn’t cut it)Gliding in Emma Woodhouse’s excellent (Oscar-nominated) costumes. Adapted from Jane Austen’s 1815 novel of the same name, Emma features a matchmaker who tries to introduce single people into her circle of friends in order to meet their soulmates. Lacking a theatrical release in France, the film was offered direct to VOD/DVD in France.
Last Night in Soho (2021)
Unfairly shunned in theaters (less than 100,000 screenings in France, grossing barely $22 million worldwide), Last Night in Soho is a strange film, somewhere between thriller, horror, dream, and time travel. In front of the lens of the talented Edgar Wright (Baby Driver).– once again fascinating – takes the role of a singer in London in the 60s (initially he was supposed to play another role in the film, but the director decided to entrust him with this character, convinced of his acting and atypical physique). For the occasion, he showcases his talent as a singer by covering hits center and You are my world.
The North Man (2022)
At the same time, she became a fashion icon (she is Dior’s muse),find it His directorial debut for The Northman. In this very graphic historical epic, inspired by HamletHe plays a young slave slave who accompanies the colossus Alexander Skarsgård on his quest for revenge. The actress was supposed to have a third collaboration with Eggers (an upcoming new version of Nosferatu), but due to lack of time, she had to give it up and was replaced by Lily-Rose Depp.
in the same yearTakes a seat next to Nicholas Hoult at Ralph Fiennes’ desk. A deadly gastronomic thriller, Le Menu was a huge success in theaters (grossing around $80 million) and shows that the actor can also play a “normal” character (and not an unusual one, as he did). other roles) because he’s the only guest here who retains his sanity and free will during a radical, awesome… and bloody dinner.
Super Mario Bros. the movie (2023)
This is one of the biggest successes of 2023. And Illumination aside, the original voice casting brings a lot to this adaptation of the Nintendo universe (even if the French version would be even better). Alongside Chris Pratt (Mario), Charlie Day (Luigi), Jack Black (Bowser) and Keegan-Michael Key (Gombe).It becomes a peach to which it gives all its modernity and energy. To the point of making the princess of the mushroom kingdom the real hero of the movie, who doesn’t need anyone to come “to another castle to save her”.
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