We are delighted to announce that uwantme2killhim? will receive its world premiere next month at Edinburgh International Film Festival! Also, the film will be considered for The Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film. Congratulations to all our fantastic cast and crew for this exciting news! More details about screenings of the film can be found at the EIFF website.
JAMIE BLACKLEY (Mark) makes the transition from supporting player to lead actor in uwantme2killhim?. Born on the Isle of Man, Blackley has recently featured in Snow White and the Huntsmen, starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron, and also While We Were Here, starring Kate Bosworth and Claire Bloom. This year the young actor can be seen in the biopic, Vinyl, starring Keith Allen and Phil Daniels, and also We Are The Freaks, written and directed by Justin Edgar. Jamie Blackley has also previously appeared in London Boulevard opposite Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell and Ray Winstone.
TOBY REGBO (John) first caught the public eye as the young Nemo in Jaco Van Dormael’s Mr Nobody. His screen credits also include the young Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and the lead in Roberto Faenza’s Someday this Pain will be Useful to You opposite Ellen Burstyn, Marcia Gay Harden and Peter Gallagher in New York, as well as Sky TV’s Treasure Island. In 2012, Regbo was cast in Disney’s Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Juno Temple, which is due for release in March 2014. This year, Regbo will star in The CW’s Reign, which is tipped to be one of the biggest shows for the 2013-2014 television season.
JAIME WINSTONE (Rachel) is one of Britain’s most interesting young actors. She hit the spotlight in the London teen drama Kidulthood and went on to play lead roles in Donkey Punch, Dead Set, Five Daughters, Made in Dagenham and Anuvahood. In 2012, she starred alongside her father, Ray Winstone, in the horror film, Elfie Hopkins, and also featured in Wild Bill, together with Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter and Andy Serkis. Jaime is currently filming with fellow British rising stars Lily Collins and Sam Claflin in the romantic comedy, Love, Rosie, due for release next year.
MARK WOMACK (Mark’s Dad) has enjoyed a long career on both the big and small screens. He starred in Ken Loach’s Route Irish, Sky TV’s The Runaway, Moving On, Life on Mars, Kelly + Victor, and has recently been seen in the BBC series, Good Cop.
JOANNE FROGGATT (Sarah Clayton) was propelled into the limelight with her acclaimed performance as Anna in the hit series Downton Abbey. She has also starred in In Our Name and Murder in the Outback and the forthcoming Filth alongside James McAvoy and Jamie Bell.
LIZ WHITE (Janet Dickinson) made her name in a lead role in the cult British TV series Life on Mars. She went on to star in Wild Bill, The Crimson Petal and the White and, most recently The Woman in Black alongside Daniel Radcliffe, which became a box office smash hit as the highest grossing British horror film in twenty years.
AMY WREN (Zoey) began acting after she was talent-spotted by the Walt Disney Company and cast in the hit comedy series Life Bites. Her credits since then include Summer in Transylvania, Wiener & Wiener, one of the lead roles in Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights and the BBC’s Silk.
STEPHANIE LEONIDAS (Kelly) started acting in theater when she was eight: by nine she was discovered by an agent and very soon after began to work in television. She starred in the film MirrorMask where she played dual roles on Helana and the Dark Princess. Most recently she starred in the hit TV mini series The Bible and can currently be seen in the Syfy channel hit Defiance, playing the role of Irisa.