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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Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   April 01, 2021

Olivia Cooke Slips Into Dark Lipstick for a Complicated Spring
After finding her noise-rock edge for the Oscar-nominated Sound of Metal, the British actor channels a new mood.

It was only a couple of years ago that Olivia Cooke learned how to really scream: a primal, guttural roar set loose from the body, the kind of sound that turns the soul inside out. For her recent role as the withdrawn, hard-driven front woman Lou in Darius Marder’s Sound of Metal, she had six weeks to learn how to play the guitar, operate a loop pedal, and perform the searing noise-rock track that cements the acoustic texture of the film’s opening. On top of all that, she had to tear open a sonic aperture in her petite frame through which she could channel Lou’s raw, dynamic power, the character’s hidden strength.

“I think we all in the shower imagine that we’re performing to 3,000 people, rocking out with a guitar onstage. But the reality of doing that is so much more traumatic,” Cooke tells me over Zoom, leaning in so that her dark, expressive eyes loom large in the center of the screen. She’s at home in London filming a new series, and all around her the city is in the midst of another coronavirus lockdown. With her wild auburn waves and daring mouth, 27-year-old Cooke resembles nothing so much as the heroine of a gothic novel, a girl about to wheel around and face the monster head-on. So it’s surprising to hear her divulge rock star performance anxieties: “sleepless nights, dreams about it all going wrong.” Shrugging slyly, as if literally shaking off the seriousness of what she’s just said, she adds, “I mean, when’s the last time you screamed out of something other than fear?”

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