Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo To Star & Produce Anthony Chen’s ‘Drift’ For ‘Call Me By Your Name’ & ‘Nomadland’ Producers; Alia Shawkat Co-Stars — Cannes

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Cynthia Erivo (Harriet) will lead cast alongside Being The Ricardos and Arrested Development star Alia Shawkat in Anthony Chen’s (Ilo Ilo) English-language debut Drift. The film reunites Call Me By Your Name producers Emilie Georges and Peter Spears and exec producer Naima Abed. Spears won the Best Picture Oscar last year for Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland. Drift follows a young Liberian refugee named Jacqueline (Erivo) who has barely escaped her war-torn country to a Greek island. She offers massages to tourists in exchange for one or two euros to battle her hunger, while her...
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Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawkat Join Anthony Chen's 'Drift'

Production for filmmaker Anthony Chen's English language debut, Drift, is officially underway in Greece, and it has just been announced that Cynthia Erivo and Alia Shawkat have been cast as the film's two leads. Erivo will portray Jacqueline, a Liberian refugee who escapes to a Greek island and develops a deep connection with a tour guide. Susanne Farrell and Alexander Maksik adapted the film's script from Maksik’s acclaimed novel A Marker to Measure Drift.
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Cynthia Erivo Explains Her Headpiece at Met Gala 2022

“Extra” Special Correspondent Adam Glassman spoke with Cynthia Erivo at the 2022 Met Gala, which took on a Gilded Glamour theme!. Erivo wore archive pieces from Louis Vuitton. She explained, “We wanted to find something that felt like it was Gilded Glamour, so we have a layering of different textures and fabrics.”

From Cynthia Erivo to Lil Nas X: Must-Read Children’s Books Written by Celebrities

Click here to read the full article. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. The time to update your children’s bookshelves is now. Thankfully, there is no shortage of gorgeous modern literature for early readers written by beloved stars that everyone wishes were in their own family, such as Lil Nas X and Jonathan Van Ness. Now, writer, actor and director Brian Klugman — best known for his role in “Bones” and his 2012 film “The Words — has released his first book in support of mental health...

Wicked movie will be split into 2 films with Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo

LOS ANGELES — Wicked, the hit Broadway show, won't be made into just one movie. It's being made into two. Director Jon Chu made the surprise announcement Tuesday afternoon. Chu, known for films like "Crazy Rich Asians" and "In the Heights," said the project's developers recently realized they couldn't wrestle the Wicked story into one movie without "doing some real damage" to the plot.

‘Wicked’ adaptation starring Ariana Grande, Cynthia Erivo will be two films

“Wicked” is going to be twice as nice. Jon M. Chu’s big-screen adaptation of the popular Broadway musical will be split into two films starring Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo, the director announced Tuesday. “As we prepared this production over the last year, it became increasingly clear that it would be impossible to wrestle the story of WICKED into a single film without doing some real ...

Cynthia Erivo Talks 'Roar' Anthology Series and Going Green for 'Wicked' (Exclusive)

Following acclaimed roles on The Outsider and Genius: Aretha, Cynthia Erivo is back with another prestige TV series, Roar. The anthology series premieres April 15 on Apple TV+, as Erivo begins pre-production on the anticipated film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, Wicked. While speaking to ET’s Lauren Zima, the actress opened up about her latest transformation for Roar and going green as Elphaba.