PORTRAITS – Passed from shadow to light thanks to a series, the actors are in the running, on the occasion of the 78th ceremony which will take place on Sunday, to receive a trophy in the cinema sections.
• Jodie Comer, 27, a killer talent
The native of Liverpool, who still lives with her parents, catches the gambling virus at 13 after being kicked out of her school’s end-of-year show. Second familiar role of the BBC fictions, in 2016 she was amazed in the skin of a kidnapping survivor (Thirteen) then as a baccalaureate mistress of a troubled married man (Doctor Foster). Attracted by “Fragile women concealing an inner strength of steel”, she is an obstinate Elizabeth of York in The White Princess on the precarious beginnings of the Tudor dynasty.
Already capable of passing in an instant from a burst of laughter to a threat, she is the ideal interpreter of the frosty hired polyglot of Killing Eve, Villanelle. The actress, natural and straightforward like her character, sublimates the mood swings and the disguises of this assassin entangled in an almost loving game of cat and mouse with an MI-5 agent. His childish boasting earned him an invitation in Star Wars, where she camps Rey’s mother. A scene
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