THE CAST

HANNAH

Bria Vinaite

Bria was discovered through her Instagram which led to her breakout starring role of ‘Halley’ in the Sean Baker directed, THE FLORIDA PROJECT, which premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival and was picked up by A24. The film has since won the Jury Special Award at the 54th International Antalya Film Festival in Turkey, was nominated for three Gotham Awards including Best Feature and won the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Picture. 

Bria will next be seen on the big screen in “LOST TRANSMISSONS”, opposite Juno Temple and Simon Pegg. It’s a film about When an acclaimed music producer goes off his medication for schizophrenia, his friends chase him though the LA music scene to help commit him to a psychiatric hospital, revealing the troubling inadequacies of our mental health care system.

She has joined Netflix’s THE OA part II. The TV show retraces the dramatic twists and turns in her life after a childhood accident, leading up to a fateful encounter far from home many years later.

Bria just finished filming BALANCE, NOT SYMMETRY, set to release 2019. Directed by Jamie Adams, Bria acts across Laura Harrier, Kate Dickie, Tamsin Egerton, and Lily Newmark in a story about an American student who is living a privileged existence at Glasgow School of Art when her father unexpectedly dies. Consumed with her loss, she finds herself re-examining both her life and inner circle.

She’s also attached ADULTLAND along with David Arquette.

Laura Harrier is a Chicago-native actress best known for her role as “Patrice Dumas” in the Spike Lee-directed award-winning film, “BlacKkKlansman.” Starring opposite John David Washington and Adam Driver, the film earned six Academy Award nominations in 2019, including a Best Picture nomination. “BlacKkKlansman” was also honored with the coveted Grand Prix Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.

Harrier began her career at 17 as an international fashion model, where she traveled the world and graced the pages of Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, and others. Upon moving to New York to study acting at William Esper Studios, she shortly thereafter landed principal roles in the AMC pilot “Galyntine” and the HBO pilot “Codes of Conduct” directed by Steve McQueen. She made her screen debut in Richard LaGravenese’s film The Last Five Years.

 In 2018, Harrier landed her breakout role as “Liz Allan” opposite Tom Holland in Sony Pictures’ “Spider-Man: Homecoming.”

Up next, Harrier can be seen in sci-fi thriller, “Warning,” starring opposite James D’Arcy and Mena Massoud. Harrier recently wrapped production for British-American indie film, “Balance, Not Symmetry,” directed by Jamie Adams. 

Harrier is brand ambassador of Louis Vuitton and Bulgari.

SHIRLEY-CAITLIN

Laura Harrier

MARY

KATE DICKIE

Multi award winning, Kate Dickie has received two BAFTA Scotland Best Actress Awards (Red Road 2006 & Couple in A Hole 2016) as well as BIFA Best Actress for Red Road and a BIFA Best Actress nomination for Couple in a Hole. In international recognition she received the UK Shooting Star at  the Berlin Film Festival and Best Actress award Festival Nouveau Cinema Montréal as well a nomination for 2016 Spirit USA. 

In 2013 Kate received the Spirit of Scotland Screen Award for her Career achievement.

Feature Film credits include other leading roles in Tell It To The Bees, Boyz in The Woods and The Witch with acclaimed supporting roles in The Silent Storm, For those in Peril, Filth and Ridley Scott’s Prometheus. Kate has featured in many other full length movies such as Shell, Now is Good, Outcast, Donkeys, Sommers Town and Summer.  Her numerous short film appearances include Operator which won BAFTA Best British Short Film Award 2016.

Her distinguished television work includes Lysa Arryn in Game of Thrones, The Alienist , The Pillars of The Earth and the award winning BBC drama Five Daughters. Kate has also played leading and featured roles in amongst many others, Vera, One of Us, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Midwinter of The Spirit, By Any Means, The Escape Artist, Injustice, Dive, New Tricks, Garrows Law, He Kills Coppers, and The Vice. Kate was nominated for a Best Actress award BAFTA (Scotland) for the BBC drama Tinsel Town in 2000.

Highlights in her stage career include Bad Roads at the Royal Court, directed by Vicky Featherstone, the London production of David Cromer’s award winning Our Town at the Almedia Theatre, Aalst (at the Soho, London, touring Australia and UK with National Theatre of Scotland) for which she was nominated for the Best Actress award by UK Theatre Managers’ Association, Any Given Day, nominated Best Actress Critics Theatre Scotland and Electra for which she was nominated Best Actress in The Stage awards.

BAFTA-winning actress Shauna Macdonald lives in Portobello with her husband, Cal, and their three daughters. As well as starring in TV dramas such as Spooks and films like Filth and The White Chamber (for which she recently won the Scottish BAFTA for Best Film Actress), Shauna runs Edinburgh Youth Theatre which operates within Bellfield, a building she helped return to the Porty community as a result of the first successful Urban Community Right to Buy Project. 

Catherine

Shauna Macdonald

DOLLY

Freya Mavor

Freya Mavor is one of the most exciting young talents in the industry and at the age of 25 has already been long listed for a Cesar award for her work in France, named a Screen International Star of tomorrow and been nominated for 2 Scottish BAFTAS. In the English Language her film credits include SENSE OF AN ENDING directed by Ritesh Batra, SUNSHINE ON LEITH directed by Dexter Fletcher and the forthcoming TRAUTMANN directed by Marcus H.Rosenmuller.

In French Freya has shot the title role in LA DAMES DANS L’AUTO AVEC DES LUNETTES ET UN FUSIL by the award-winning director Joann Sfar, CÉZANNE ET MOI directed by Danièle Thompson and the recent box-office hit L’EMPEREUR DE PARIS opposite Vincent Cassel.  

Her television credits include a leading role in the iconic series SKINS, period dramas THE WHITE QUEEN for the BBC and NEW WORLDS for C4 and the HBO Alan Ball pilot VIRTUOSO. She was recently seen in the ABC MURDERS for the BBC and Amazon.

On stage Freya took the leading role in THE GOOD CANARY, directed by John Malkovich.

Since her breakout role in KEEPING MUM with Maggie Smith, Tamsin has worked extensively in film and television starring in THE LOOK OF LOVE for Michael Winterbottom, QUEEN & COUNTRY, GRIMSBY, LOVE ROSIE, GRAND PIANO, ST TRINIAN’S and CHALET GIRL.

Fiona

Tamsin Egerton