Kaya began acting at 14 when she was cast in the first series of ‘Skins’ playing ‘Effy Stonem’ the younger sister of Nicholas Hoult’s character ‘Tony’. She remained a regular cast member in Series 2 and during Series 3 & 4 she led the cast of new characters.
Since then, her television credits have included Sean Durkin’s recently completed 5 part thriller, SOUTHCLIFFE; SKINS: FIRE – her final Skins story, directed by Charles Martin; TRUE LOVE directed by Dominic Savage.
Her feature film credits include Ol Parker’s NOW IS GOOD, WUTHERING HEIGHTS directed by Andrea Arnold; Neil Thompson’s TWENTY8K, Mo Ali’s SHANK, Louis Leterrier’s CLASH OF THE TITANS and Duncan Jones’ MOON.
Kaya is half Brazilian and speaks fluent Brazilian Portuguese.
Jessica Biel has become one of Hollywood’s most coveted leading women. Biel was most noted for her critically acclaimed performance in film THE ILLUSIONIST alongside Oscar nominated actors Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti. Entertainment Weekly magazine was quoted saying “Jessica Biel pulls off her most impressive trick yet: transforming herself into a turn-of-the-century Austrian duchess – and a serious art house actress.”
Up next, Biel will be seen starring in the dramatic thriller, EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES about a woman who becomes obsessed with her neighbor. The film will premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival on Friday, January 18th.
Biel can currently be seen in the Fox Searchlight biographical drama HITCHCOCK alongside Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Toni Collette and Scarlett Johansson as well as the dramedy PLAYING FOR KEEPS with Gerard butler, Catherina Zeta Jones, Dennis Quaid and Uma Thurman.
This past summer she was seen starring in Len Weisman’s version of TOTAL RECALL alongside Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Bryan Cranston. Last year Biel was seen in New Line Cinema’s star studded film, NEW YEAR’S EVE alongside Halle Berry, Lea Michelle, Ashton Kutcher, Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank, Sofia Vergara and Zac Efron, amongst others.
Biel is involved in such charities as chartity:water, Serving Those Who Serve, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and PETA. She was most recently honored with Variety’s Impact award for her work with charity:water and was also honored with the “National Impact Award” at the 2008 Heart of Los Angeles Gala and with the “Young Philanthropist of the Year” Award at the 2006 Golden Karma Awards. Biel’s hobbies include ballet, soccer, running, yoga and hiking with her dog, Tina.
Alfred Molina is an accomplished London-born actor whose diverse and distinguished gallery of performances have led to a lengthy and triumphant career in film, television and the stage. He is currently starring in the TNT series “Monday Mornings”, written and produced by David E. Kelley (“Ally McBeal” and “Harrys Law”). The series has begun production this fall in LA for a 2013 launch. In the 2010-2011 TV season he starred in NBC’s “Law & Order: Los Angeles” for producer Dick Wolf, and in that year he also opened in the critically acclaimed movie “An Education” and filmed a TV comedy for the BBC, “Rog & Val Have Just Got In,” opposite Dawn French. In late fall 2009, Molina opened in the UK in the highly celebrated Donmar Warehouse production of “Red” which opened on Broadway in April 2010 and for which Mr. Molina received rave reviews and a Tony nomination. “Red” starring Mr. Molina will open in Los Angeles in summer 2012 at The Mark Taper Forum.
In summer of 2010 Molina had two movies released, PRINCE OF PERSIA opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and SORCERER’S APPRENTICE, where he co-starred with Nicolas Cage. In September 2011, Molina was seen in the Lionsgate feature ABDUCTION, co-starring with Taylor Lautner and Sigourney Weaver and directed by John Singleton. Fall of 2011 he appeared in three episodes of “Harry’s Law” for NBC starring Kathy Bates.
After gaining acclaim in her native Australia, Frances O’Connor has gone on to capture the attention of audiences worldwide, demonstrating her versatility as an actress in all mediums including film, television and theater.
O’Connor just shot the ITV / PBS series “Mr. Selfridge” opposite Jeremy Piven. Prior to that, she completed the indie EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES for director Francesca Gregorini opposite Jessica Biel and Alfred Molina; the Billy Bob Thornton directed feature JAYNE MANSFIELD’S CAR opposite Robert Duvall, Kevin Bacon, John Hurt and Billy Bob; the indie feature LUMPY with Justin Long and Tyler Labine and the US feature LITTLE RED WAGON for director David Anspaugh.
She was last seen in the Aussie features THE HUNTER opposite Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill and BLESSED opposite Miranda Otto and Deborah- Lee Furness for which she won Best Actress at the Australian Film Institute Awards (the Aussie equivalent of the Oscar). On TV she made a splash starring on the ABC series “Cashmere Mafia” executive produced by Darren Starr. She also received rave reviews for her title character performance in the West End production
“Tom & Viv.” She was nominated Best Actress for her portrayal of ‘Viv’ by the Evening Standard Awards.
O’Connor’s other notable film credits include the acclaimed HBO feature IRON JAWED ANGELS opposite Hilary Swank and Angelica Houston; ABOUT ADAM opposite Kate Hudson and Stuart Townsend, John Woo’s WINDTALKERS with Nicolas Cage, BEDAZZLED, opposite Brendan Fraser and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST with Colin Firth. On stage, she reteamed with Brendan Fraser in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF in the role of Maggie at London’s West End in 2001.
Jimmi recently wrapped shooting the Roland Emmerich directed SONY feature WHITE HOUSE DOWN opposite Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaall. The film will open wide on June 28th, 2013.
Jimmi will next be seen in the independent feature KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM opposite Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten and was last seen in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER for FOX which Timur Bekmambetov directed. Jimmi starred alongside Benjamin Walker, Anthony Mackie and Dominic Cooper. Previous feature credits include Todd Luiso’s feature HELLO I MUST BE GOING. Which premiered at Sundance 2012, the Shawn Levy directed FOX feature DATE NIGHT opposite comedic geniuses Tina Fey and Steve Carrell as well as the Ricky Gervais film, THIS SIDE OF THE TRUTH for Warner Bros and MRC.
On the TV side, Jimmi played the lead role and breakout character for 2 seasons in the A & E 1 hour series, “Breakout Kings” created by Nick Santora (“Prison Break”) and is also widely recognized as David Letterman’s beloved “Lyle the Intern” on CBS’s “Late Night” with David Letterman. His character has received so much critical praise and is such a fan favorite that both David Letterman and CBS wanted Jimmi to star in a “Lyle” spin-off show. Rounding out his TV career, Jimmi has played fan favorite recurring roles on the FX hit comedy “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”, the USA series “Psych”, NBC’s past hit series “My Name Is Earl”, “Party Down”, HBO’s “Carnivale” and FOX’s “24”.
Aneurin is currently in production on the new Starz series THE WHITE QUEEN. Most recently, Aneurin wrapped the $25 million British independent MARIAH MUNDI AND THE MIDAS BOX, where he stars in the title role opposite Michael Sheen.
Last year, Aneurin filmed EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES in Los Angeles, where he stars opposite Kaya Scodelario, Jessica Biel, and Alfred Molina. The film is set to have its world premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Earlier that year, Aneurin played iconic fashion photographer David Bailey in the BBC special presentation of WE’LL TAKE MANHATTAN. The film chronicles the love affair between Bailey and supermodel, Jean Shrimpton. At the 2012 SXSW film festival, Aneurin had two films make their domestic debut: HUNKY DORY, where he stars opposite Minnie Driver, and CITADEL for Sigma Films, which just sold to Cinedigm.
Among his other credits, Aneurin stars alongside James Purefoy and Paul Giamatti in the recently released IRONCLAD, as well ELFIE HOPKINS opposite Jaime Winstone and Ray Winstone. In 2010, Aneurin won the coveted Olivier Award for his performance as “Melchior” in the smash-hit show ‘Spring Awakening’ in the West End.