Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 26, 2021

702 HD Screen Captures from the movie SOUND OF METAL (2020) have been added to the gallery:

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 25, 2021

A conversation with writer-director Darius Marder, actors Riz Ahmed, Paul Raci, Olivia Cooke, Chelsea Lee, Domenico Toledo, and actor/ASL coach Jeremy Stone. Moderated by Alison O’Daniel, a visual artist and filmmaker who is currently in production on her feature film, The Tuba Thieves, which is supported by Ford Foundation JustFilms, Sundance, Field of Vision, SFFILM, and Creative Capital. Presented by Film at Lincoln Center.

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 19, 2021

We love having this Cooke in our kitchen! The wildly talented Olivia Cooke is on Couch Surfing to discuss her new film, ‘Little Fish,’ and to look back at her roles in projects like ‘Bates Motel,’ ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ and more!

Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 12, 2021

INTERVIEW MAGAZINE – When Olivia Cooke began developing Little Fish with the screenwriter Mattson Tomlin, their goal was to take a farfetched premise and ground it in something more recognizable. Instead, the story’s sci-fi hook—a pandemic featuring an Alzheimer’s-like illness that causes rapid memory loss—gave the movie an accidental timeliness that the 27-year-old actor, who also serves as an executive producer, is still trying to wrap her head around. Cooke plays one half of a married couple struggling to cope as her husband (Jack O’Connell) slips away at the hands of the disease. For Cooke, who made her name in Sundance hits like Me Earl and the Dying Girl and Thoroughbreds, the movie comes on the heels of her visceral performance in the eerily similar Sound of Metal, where she plays the lead singer of the hard rock group Backgammon, whose drummer (Riz Ahmed), who she is also romantically involved with, begins to lose his hearing. Up next, the Manchester native will take a hard pivot out of indie fare as she prepares to film her role as Alicent Hightower in the enormously anticipated Game of Thrones prequel House of Dragons. But for now, she’s just hanging out in her London flat, which is where she connected with her friend, the actor Naomi Scott, with whom she is starting a podcast, to discuss, among other things, the highs and lows of being an actor.

NAOMI SCOTT: Olivia Cooke, this is fun. Do people call you Liv, Livvy, what’s the deal there?

OLIVIA COOKE: Livie when I was a kid. My first MSN name was Livieyaxx. I was so naughty. And now people just call me Liv.

SCOTT: I feel like a lot of people don’t know that you’re from Manchester, because you’re always doing an American accent. Do people come up to you and think you’re American?

COOKE: In America. I never get recognized anyway, but if I do it’s usually by people who have done a bit of research. But Brits don’t really tend to come up to you.

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Olivia Cooke Central STAFF   February 07, 2021

Executive producer-lead actress Olivia Cooke (soon to be seen in the highly anticipated GAME OF THRONES prequel series) and acclaimed actor Jack O’Connell chat with Brief Take’s Charles Trapunski about their new film LITTLE FISH, how they feel in America versus the UK, what they’ve been watching lately, and what they’ve really missed during the COVID time.