Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   May 10, 2022

WWDGarrard’s Blaze collection is burning with color, and lands at the brand’s Albemarle Street store in London on May 12.

Actress Olivia Cooke, the new face of Garrard, will make her debut for the British jeweler this week wearing pieces as bright and shiny as candy wrappers from the new Blaze collection.

Cooke — who played Becky Sharp in the ITV adaptation of the 19th-century novel “Vanity Fair,” and who’s appearing alongside Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas in the TV series “Slow Horses” — was photographed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.

Cooke had her breakout moment at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where the offbeat teen comedy “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” (in which she played said girl) was scooped up by Fox Searchlight just hours after its premiere and released later that year.

She has also appeared in the horror films “The Quiet Ones” and “Ouija” and the show “Bates Motel.”

Among the Garrard pieces she’s wearing are rose gold and pink sapphire ear climbers with rubellites and pink opals, and a white gold and opal cocktail ring with diamonds, agate and mother-of-pearl. She also sports eye-popping cocktail rings made with tanzanites, aquamarines, blue topaz and turquoise, or with green sapphires, tourmalines, tsavorites and chrysoprase.

The collection lands at Garrard on Albemarle Street in London on Thursday. Garrard, which became the first official Crown Jeweler in 1843, created Princess Diana’s engagement ring, which the Duchess of Cambridge wears today.

For both jewelry designs, Garrard’s creative director Sara Prentice took inspiration from the brand’s Sovereign motif. The design is inspired by the setting that Garrard created in 1910 to hold the Cullinan I diamond on the British sovereign’s sceptre.

Prentice, who took over as creative director after Stephen Webster was promoted to chairman of the company in 2016, created the pin in the shape of a peacock feather with a blue topaz at the center. Garrard said it can be worn as a lapel pin, a hair jewel or a hat accessory.

Prentice’s pendant has blue enamel on one side, while the other side is covered in white diamonds. The pendant has a more spare, contemporary look and comes fixed on its own chain.

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   September 28, 2021

Olivia attended the Dior Spring/Summer 2022 Presentation during Paris Fashion Week in France on Sept. 28, 2021 . 16 HQ pictures have been added to the gallery

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   June 03, 2021

VARIETYScreen Media has nabbed all North American rights to “Naked Singularity,” a heist thriller with John Boyega and Olivia Cooke. The film marks the feature directing debut of Chase Palmer, best known for co-writing the screenplay for “It,” the 2017 horror blockbuster.

Bill Skarsgård, who played Pennywise in that film, co-stars in the movie along with Ed Skrein, Linda Lavin and Tim Blake Nelson.

Here’s the official logline: “‘Naked Singularity’ centers on Casi (John Boyega), a promising young NYC public defender whose idealism is beginning to crack under the daily injustices of the very justice system he’s trying to make right. Doubting all he has worked for and seeing signs of the universe collapsing all around him, he is pulled into a dangerous high-stakes drug heist by an unpredictable former client (Olivia Cooke) in an effort to beat the broken system at its own game.”

The screenplay was adapted by Palmer and David Matthews from the PEN-prize winning book, “A Naked Singularity,” which was written by public defender Sergio De La Pava. The film recently premiered in the opening night slot at the San Francisco Film Festival, where it won the audience award for Best Narrative Film. Screen Media will release the film theatrically in August.

“I can’t be more excited that we’ll be getting this film, anchored by John Boyega’s wonderful performance, in front of audiences this summer,” said Palmer. “Screen Media’s passion for ‘Naked Singularity’ was loud and clear from the start and I know we will be in good hands.”

“Naked Singularity” is produced by Tony Ganz, Kevin J. Walsh, Ryan Stowell, P. Jennifer Dana and Ross Jacobson, and executive produced by Ridley Scott, Dick Wolf, Sebastien Raybaud, Francois Callens, John Zois, Mark Roberts, Tony Pachella, Deborah Roth, Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Anton is a co-financier of the film and represents the foreign sales rights.

“We are very excited that Screen Media will be bringing Naked Singularity to theaters,” said Cecile Gaget, president of international production and distribution at Anton. “For a long time, they have distributed unique titles, particularly over the last couple of years. We feel that Naked Singularity is right at home with the great team of Screen Media.”

The deal was negotiated by Seth Needle, SVP of global acquisitions and co-productions, on behalf of Screen Media with Endeavor Content representing the filmmakers.

“’Naked Singularity’ is the perfect movie for this moment,” said Screen Media in a statement. “We’re excited to bring this unique, thought-provoking legal thriller to audiences nationwide this summer.”

Screen Media has been active on the acquisitions front, nabbing the Megan Fox thriller “Till Death” and Jimmy Giannopolous’s mob crime drama “The Birthday Cake” starring Shiloh Fernandez. The company recently released “Willy’s Wonderland” with Nicolas Cage and the acclaimed military drama “The Outpost.”

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   April 27, 2021

VOGUE – On Sunday night, Hollywood reconvened for the red carpet of all red carpets, the Oscars. With a dress code of “inspirational and aspirational,” the Academy Awards invited a return to the high glamour awards season fashion that many have so sorely missed. So despite being 5,000 miles away in London, Olivia Cooke—who this weekend was celebrating her film Sound of Metal’s six nominations—not only took this style mandate on board, but elevated it to the next level.

Wearing a glitzy pink gown by Atelier Versace, Cooke worked with her stylists Kate Foley Osterweis and Alexandra Cronan of Studio & to deliver a look that paid homage to some of cinema’s most legendary figures. “As it was my first Oscars—albeit virtual—I wanted to celebrate Old Hollywood,” Cooke tells Vogue from London, where she’s filming the much-anticipated Game of Thrones prequel series. “After falling in love with that dress, I felt like it was only right to try and pay homage to two Hollywood legends: Veronica Lake and Lauren Bacall.”

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Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   April 18, 2021

A day with actor Olivia Cooke from Oscar nominated “Sound of Metal”, wandering in her very own cinema.
An absurd daydream directed by Scandebergs for Soho House April Lead Feature, 2021.

We meet the Sound Of Metal actor at Electric Cinema in Notting Hill ahead of the Oscars. She gives us the lowdown on solo cinema trips, gaming, and maintaining a healthy sense of the absurd

Like many of us, Olivia Cooke is looking forward to the end of lockdown. Unlike many of us, she had something of a practice run for this tumultuous last year while filming Little Fish, a movie about an airborne pandemic that causes people to lose their memories. ‘It felt so different making it and so far from reality that [at first] I didn’t even put two and two together,’ she says when asked about its uncanny prescience. Next, she appeared in the multi-award-nominated Sound Of Metal playing Lou, the girlfriend of a heavy metal drummer (Riz Ahmed) who loses his hearing. She’s also set to begin filming Game Of Thrones’ prequel House Of The Dragon.

Given such a busy schedule, is she still anticipating some fun this summer? Absolutely. ‘I’m never going to say no to anything again,’ she says forcefully.

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