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Evan Rachel Wood (born September 7th 1987) Evan Rachel Wood is an American actress. Woods' career has mostly been in independent films and she is mostly known for her role as Queen Sophie-Anne in 'True Blood' and her role in 'Mildred Pierce'.
Childhood Evan Rachel Wood was born in Raleigh, California. Her parents are actors/directors Ira David Wood III and Sarah Lynn Moore. Wood was first involved in theatre in her father's production of 'A Christmas Carol'. She attended public school Cary Elementary in North Carolina before getting home-schooled, and she received her diploma when she was 15.
Career: In 1998, Wood starred in low-budget movie 'Digging To China' with Kevin Bacon. This role led to a nomination for Best Leading Young Actress at the Young Artist Awards. The same year she starred in 'Practical Magic' with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman. In 2002, the teenager had her first lead role in Blair Treu's 'Little Secrets'. The same year, Wood starred in sci-fi movie 'S1m0ne'. 2003 saw the release of controversial film 'Thirteen' in which Wood starred as one of two teenagers who fall into the world of hard drugs, sex and violence. This role saw her nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. 2005 saw the Wood star alongside Edward Norton in David Jacobson's Down 'In The Valley'. She also starred in punk rock band Green Day's music video for 'Wake Me Up When September Ends'. 2007 saw Wood play in 'King of California' in which Michael Douglas played a bi-polar jazz musician who reunites with his daughter, played by Wood. Wood did voice over work for an alien called Mala in 2008's 'Battle for Terra'. The film won the 2008 Grand Prize at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. In 2008 she appeared in Darren Aronofsky's 'The Wrestler' as the daughter of actor Mickey Rourke. The film won the Golden Lion Award for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival. In 2009, Wood starred in Woody Allen's 'Whatever Works', playing Larry David's young wife. In the same year, joined HBO's 'True Blood'. She also starred in 'The Ides of March' and 'Mildred Pierce', in which she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a miniseries or a movie.
Personal Life: Evan Rachel Wood is married to 'Billy Elliot' actor Jamie Bell with whom she has one child. The couple started to date in 2005 but broke up for five years before getting wed in 2012. During their split, she began dating goth rocker Marilyn Manson from 2007. They split the following year but were engaged by 2010. They parted permanently towards the end of that year.
She was originally tipped to star in the Tina Fey cult comedy.
It's probably not an exaggeration to say that 'Mean Girls' was one of the most important cultural events of the noughties. It's loved by so many people; one major fan being Evan Rachel Wood, who actually turned down the chance to star in it. She had a good reason, but she likely has regrets about it anyway.
Evan Rachel Wood at the season 2 premiere of Westworld
The 30-year-old remembers only too well being approached by Tina Fey for her comedy adaptation of Rosalind Wiseman's 'Queen Bees and Wannabes', but given that she had already signed on for a similar role at the time, she decided against it. It's unclear what role she would have been asked to play if she'd agreed.
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The second series of the popular dystopian fantasy drama returns this month
Popular dystopian US drama Westworld gripped fans during its series one run and has hundreds of people keen for its second series return later this month. However, it seems even the newest of programmes has still not pulled itself into the 21st Century with one of the show’s main female protagonists, Evan Rachel Wood revealing she was not paid the same as her male co-stars.
Evan Rachel Wood has not been paid the same as her male co-stars in Westworld
The actress, who plays Dolores in the hit show, will be paid as the same as the male protagonists beginning from the third series.
The 'Westworld' and 'Thirteen' star, a survivor of serious sexual assault, was one of three women testifying before Congress this week about new legislation.
‘Westworld’ star Evan Rachel Wood has testified before Congress in the United States about her experiences as the victim of violence and sexual assault, saying that she was “mentally and physically tortured”.
The 30 year old actor was one of three women giving evidence in support of the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, a piece of legislation that she described as a “safety net that may help save someone's life”.
She told the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Wednesday (February 28th) that, while with an ex-partner, she had been subjected to “toxic mental, physical and sexual abuse” which “altered the course of my life” and included “sick rituals of binding me up by my hands and feet”, after which she would be “beaten and told unspeakable things”.
The 29 year old 'Westworld' star opened up about two occasions in which she was raped in the past, during an emotional interview with Rolling Stone.
‘Westworld’ star Evan Rachel Wood has revealed in an emotional interview that she has been sexually assaulted twice in the past.
The 29 year old American actress admitted in a new talk with Rolling Stone magazine that she was raped once by a former boyfriend, and then again by the owner of a bar. She opened up about her ordeal in a line of questioning about Donald Trump’s recent presidential victory.
'Westworld's Evan Rachel Wood opened up about being sexually assaulted in the past
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A teaser trailer for HBO’s upcoming sci-fi series, ‘Westworld’, has been released.
HBO has released its first teaser trailer for its upcoming series, Westworld. The trailer was aired before the season two finale of True Detective on Monday (10th July). In typical HBO fashion, the series promises to be action packed, visually impressive and featuring a hugely talented cast.
Anthony Hopkins at the L.A. premiere of Thor: Dark World in November 2013.
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In London, it's a UK premiere for Angelina Jolie's new WWII drama Unbroken and a world premiere for the Paddington movie. Fans are buzzing about the new Jurassic World trailer, while there are also teasers and clips for Pan, Strange Magic, The Interview and Pitch Perfect 2...
Angelina Jolie, Jack O'Connell and Luke Treadaway were on hand for the UK premiere of their new movie Unbroken this week. The film is gathering awards buzz as expectations build to its Christmas Day release.
'Star Wars' creator George Lucas goes a little political in animated jukebox musical 'Strange Magic'.
Set to captivate audiences of all ages, 'Strange Magic' is the enchanting animated comedy from George Lucas, who may have taken a step back from the big budget adventure blockbusters of 'Indiana Jones' and 'Star Wars', but certainly still has a few tricks up his sleeve.
With a hilarious cast featuring Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, 'Strange Magic' sees a fairytale land divided into the magical and the mysterious, with the twain never meeting until one fateful day. Suddenly, there seems to be an impending all out war, with both cultures disturbed by the sight of each other and unwilling to accept each other's differences (doesn't sound like such a fantasy land after all, right?).
In a magical world of fairies and goblins, two worlds live secluded from each other, with neither knowing of the other's existence. But one day, a beastly creature stumbles out of the forest, causing the fairies to question just what lives in the woods. With the two societies meeting for the first time, hostilities emerge, leading to the kidnapping and ransom of one of the fairies. With all-out war on the horizon, to falls to an elite group of heroes to venture where no fairy has gone before, and prove that perhaps the two races aren't as different on the inside as they are on the outside.
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Sir Anthony Hopkins tops a stellar cast for the HBO series 'Westworld', produced by J.J Abrams and written by Jonathan Nolan.
Sir Anthony Hopkins has signed on for HBO's television adaptation of the 1973 dystopian movie, Westworld. Michael Crichton's movie was set in an amusement park of the future, populated by life-like cyborgs.
Sir Anthony Hopkins will play Westworld theme park owner Dr Robert Ford in HBO's television reboot of the movie
HBO has officially green-lit the series after a successful pilot episode by Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar), which was co-written by Christopher Nolan and Lisa Joy. Star Wars director JJ Abrams will act as executive producer.
Shia LaBeouf is well-cast in this freewheeling combination of comedy, romance and action. He plays a scruffy guy with no plans and nothing to lose, lost in a strange culture while falling in love with the wrong woman. It's not a particularly original premise, and much of what happens feels wildly improbable, but the characters and situations are so entertaining that we can't help but hold on for the ride.
It opens in Chicago, where Charlie (LaBeouf) watches helplessly as his mother (Melissa Leo) dies in hospital, asking her what he should do next. Then there she is appearing to him, telling him to visit Bucharest. "That's weirdly specific," he replies, but he follows her advice, and on the flight over has another encounter with a dead person. This one asks him to look up his daughter Gabi (Evan Rachel Wood) and give her a message. Of course, Charlie is instantly smitten, but tries to ignore the fact that Gabi's psychopathic husband Nigel (Mads Mikkelsen) looks easily capable of murder. As does the mobster club owner Darko (Til Schweiger) Charlie has a run in with while out on the town with his youth hostel roommates, two chucklehead Brits (Rupert Grint and James Buckley).
As the title suggests, Charlie feels like death is inevitable for him, especially now that he seems to have caught whatever that kid from The Sixth Sense had. LaBeouf gives Charlie just the right mix of hapless loser and quick-thinking resourcefulness, and his chemistry with Wood is tetchy and fun to watch. Meanwhile, the scene-stealing supporting stars Mikkelsen, Schweiger, Grint and Buckley add a terrific mixture of comedy silliness and dark peril. This seems to be director Fredrik Bond's main goal here: to blend genres from grim drama to sweet romance to goofy slapstick to Taken-style action violence.
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