Alexandra Shipp


Vanessa Hudgens, Alexandra Shipp, and Director Eamon O'Rourke on ‘Asking for It’ and Making a Female Led Action Drama

One of the many films to world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival was writer-director Eamon O'Rourke’s Asking for It. Loaded with an awesome cast that includes Kiersey Clemons, Alexandra Shipp, Vanessa Hudgens, Ezra Miller, Radha Mitchell, Gabourey Sidibe, Luke Hemsworth, Casey Cott, Leslie Stratton, Leyna Bloom, Lisa Yaro, Casey Camp-Horinek, and David Patrick Kelly, O'Rourke’s feature debut is packed with great performances and has a kinetic energy that permeates in every frame. Without giving too much away, the film is about a small town waitress (Clemons) dealing with a sexual assault who befriends a mysterious stranger (Shipp). As they get to know one another, Clemons is brought into an all-female gang that have all suffered past traumas and have decided to fight back against the men that deserve it. This includes an alt-right leader (Miller) who has teamed up with a corrupt police force.
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‘X-Men’ Star Alexandra Shipp Comes Out In Powerful Instagram Post

Alexandra Shipp, who is known for films including X-Men: Apocalypse and Love, Simon, has opened up about her sexual orientation. The 29-year-old actress wrote in an emotional Instagram post on June 2, “I didn’t come out until I was 28. Though I don’t believe in regrets, this would definitely be #1 for myself. I denied denied denied. I struggled with not only my sexuality, but my femininity. I was scared it was too late. I was scared I wasn’t going to be able to get work.”

Actress Alexandra Shipp Comes Out: 'It’s Never Too Late To Be You'

She's encouraging others to not be held back in sharing their own truths about themselves because of fear. Actress Alexandra Shipp, who stars as Storm in the latest crop of X-Men movies, took to her Instagram account at the start of Pride month to share her story of coming out recently, and to also come out publicly to fans and followers.

Hayley Kiyoko’s Self-Directed ‘Chance’ Video Is A ‘Hopeful Queer Story’ Co-Starring Alexandra Shipp

Hayley Kiyoko recently returned with the poignant song about self-reliance, “Found My Friends,” and tonight the queer pop star (also affectionately known to fans as “Lesbian Jesus”) is kicking off pride month with another new track. As opposed to her initial new track, “Chance” is about not being true to yourself and hiding from how you really feel.
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‘X-Men’ Star Alexandra Shipp Signs With CAA

EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed actress Alexandra Shipp. Shipp recently wrapped filming Lin-Manuel Miranda and Netflix’s Tick, Tick… BOOM!, she is the female lead opposite Andrew Garfield and Vanessa Hudgens, for Netflix. She is best known for her role as ‘Storm’ in Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men franchise films Apocalypse and Dark Phoenix, and her role in the critically acclaimed film Love, Simon from Greg Berlanti.