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French Fashion Label AMI Teams With Yann Demange, Riz Ahmed and Isabelle Adjani for Short Film

AMI, the French fashion brand founded by Alexandre Mattiussi, has enlisted the talents of auteur Yann Demange and actors Riz Ahmed, Isabelle Adjani, Souheila Yacoub, Sandor Funtek and Suzy Bemba for the short film Dammi دمي Notre sang comme l’amour. The new work, set to debut later this year, got some shine courtesy of the French Riviera as AMI presented a trailer Wednesday night during the Cannes Film Festival at Le Studio Cannes. Making the rounds at the exclusive soiree were Mattiussi, Demange, Ahmed, Yacoub, Funtek and Bemba, along with guests Xavier Dolan, Noomi Rapace, Jeremy O. Harris, Camille Razat, Djanis...
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Riz Ahmed will play a modern British Indian Hamlet in new adaptation

Riz Ahmed is finally getting his moment as Hamlet after five years of waiting, and the actor said his version will be nothing like audiences have seen before. “Our Hamlet is an outsider in a wealthy British Indian family, who starts to question his relatives’ morality and his own sanity after encountering his father’s ghost,” Ahmed and director Aneil Karia said in a statement.
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Joe Alwyn and Riz Ahmed to Star in Modern-Day "Hamlet"

Riz Ahmed is going to be Hamlet. The "Nightcrawler" star will portray the prince of Denmark in a forthcoming adaption of "Hamlet" that will also star Morfydd Clark as Ophelia and "Conversations With Friends" star (and Taylor Swift's beau) Joe Alwyn as Laertes, Ophelia's brother. A release date has not...
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Oscar Winners Riz Ahmed & Aneil Karia Team For Modern ‘Hamlet’ With Morfydd Clark, Joe Alwyn & WME Independent; Duo Give Exclusive Interview About Their Timely Adaptation — Cannes Market Hot Package

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: On the heels of their Oscar win for The Long Goodbye, Sound Of Metal and Rogue One actor Riz Ahmed and Surge director Aneil Karia are confirmed for a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic Hamlet, which is being launched by WME Independent at the Cannes market. Ahmed will star in the role of Hamlet, a man haunted by his father’s ghost and driven to increasingly unstable heights. The new version of the classic will see Hamlet move through London’s elite circles and attend exuberant parties, going to violent lengths to avenge his father and prove his uncle guilty.  Scroll down for our...
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Riz Ahmed to lead modern London-set ‘Hamlet’ with Morfydd Clark

Riz Ahmed is set to lead a modern adaptation of Hamlet. The actor will be teaming up with Aneil Karia, his collaborator on the Oscar-winning The Long Goodbye, for the new film. Ahmed will play the titular role and will see Hamlet “move through London’s elite circles and attend exuberant...
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Riz Ahmed and Aneil Karia Team Up For New Take on William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

Riz Ahmed and Aneil Karia are taking their chance to dream and running with it. Deadline reports that the two have announced they’ll be teaming up to give a modern spin to William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, Hamlet. Ahmed will star as the titular Prince of Denmark in a script from Michael Lesslie, the same scribe who was behind 2015’s retelling of Macbeth. Morfydd Clark, who was nominated for the BAFTA Rising Star award in 2021, and The Favourite star, Joe Alwyn, will play Ophelia and Laertes, respectively.
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‘Hamlet’: Riz Ahmed, Morfydd Clark & Joe Alywn To Star In Modern Version From Oscar-Winner Aneil Karia

Could Robert Eggers‘ “The Northman” release have sparked renewed interest in revisiting “Hamlet”? The Viking epic is based on the original Scandinavian tale that directly influenced William Shakespeare’s beloved story of revenge and murder. Now, a new modern film version of “Hamlet” is on the horizon from Oscar-winners Riz Ahmed and Aneil Karia.
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Met Gala 2022: The Best Dressed Men, From Evan Mock And Riz Ahmed To Sebastian Stan

The Met Gala 2022 is finally over and the glamour has well and truly been gilded. On Monday, May 2 the best in fashion took to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art's red carpet to celebrate this year's theme, 'In America: An Anthology of Fashion', and made a nod to the sartorial time of old school NYC. We had Blake Lively's changing colour Atelier Versace gown, Billie Eilish's upcycled Gucci corset and Nicola Coughlan's feathered Richard Quinn number, to name but a few unforgettable looks.
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9 Best Riz Ahmed Performances Fresh Off His First Oscar Win

While the controversy at this year’s Oscars may have dominated the headlines, several talented actors and filmmakers earned their first-ever Academy Awards — including one star from the UK, Riz Ahmed. Ahmed has truly made his mark over the years as a multi-talented, jack-of-all-trades creator, with his impressive...
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Riz Ahmed Understood the Assignment

The Met Gala isn’t know for being understated, especially when the theme is “gilded glamour.” So Riz Ahmed’s look for the 2022 Met Gala — an undone work coat, a white tank top, some chunky rubber boots — may have seemed a bit out of place. But that was precisely the point.
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Riz Ahmed criticises “racist and immoral” Nationality and Borders Bill

Riz Ahmed has branded the UK government’s Nationality and Borders Bill as “racist” and “immoral” in a video. On Wednesday (April 20), Conservative MPs rejected amendments to the bill proposed by the House Of Lords which would have softened some of its measures. The bill includes plans to offshore asylum seekers and introduce a two-tier refugee system, along with the right to deprive someone of their British citizenship without prior notification.
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‘Nimona’: Chloë Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed & Eugene Lee Yang To Topline Animated Pic From Netflix And Annapurna

Click here to read the full article. Chloë Grace Moretz (Mother/Android), Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) and Eugene Lee Yang (Spring Bloom) will lead the animated film Nimona, based on ND Stevenson’s New York Times bestselling graphic novel, which is heading to Netflix in 2023. In the film from directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane (Spies in Disguise), Knight Ballister Boldheart (Ahmed) is framed for a crime he didn’t commit and the only person who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona (Moretz), a shape-shifting teen who might also be a monster he’s sworn to kill. Set in a techno-medieval...
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