REBECCA HALL (Evelyn Caster) has emerged as a leading talent
of the stage and screen, having worked with many of the industry's most honored
artists and trod the boards of some of the world's most renowned theatres.
She is currently in production on Sean Mewshaw's "Tumbledown," in which she
stars opposite Jason Sudeikis. Hall plays a woman struggling to move on with her
life after the death of her husband. Upcoming, Hall will also be seen in Patrice
Leconte's "A Promise," which is adapted from Stefan Zweig's novel Journey into
the Past. The independent romantic drama, set in Germany just before World War
I, will be released on April 18, 2014.
Hall most recently made her Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theatre
Company's "Machinal," directed by Lyndsey Turner. Inspired by the infamous 1927
murder trial of Ruth Snyder, the play was written by journalist and playwright
On screen, Hall received critical acclaim for her starring
role in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," alongside Penelope Cruz,
Scarlett Johansson and Javier Bardem. For her performance, she received Golden
Globe, BAFTA Orange Rising Star, London Critics Circle and Gotham Award
nominations in the performance and breakthrough categories.
Her additional film
credits include John Crowley's "Closed Circuit"; Shane Black's "Iron Man 3";
Stephen Frears' "Lay the Favorite"; Nick Murphy's "The Awakening," for which she
earned a British Independent Film Award Nomination for Best Actress; Ben
Affleck's "The Town," which received the 2010 National Board of Review Award for
Best Ensemble; "Everything Must Go"; Nicole Holofcener's "Please Give," for
which the cast and filmmakers were honored with the Independent Spirit Robert
Altman Award and a Gotham Independent Film Award nomination for Best Ensemble
Performance; Oliver Parker's "Dorian Gray"; Ron Howard's "Frost/Nixon"; for
which she shared in a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Cast
Performance; Christopher Nolan's "The Prestige," for which she received UK
Empire Award and London Critics Circle Award nominations for Best Newcomer; and
Tom Vaughan's "Starter for 10," which marked her feature film debut.
Hall was seen in Susanna White's miniseries "Parade's End," for which she won a
Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actress, as well as receiving a BAFTA TV
Award nomination for Leading Actress, and a Critics' Choice Award nomination for
Best Actress in a Movie or Miniseries. Her additional television credits include
Julian Jarrold's "Red Riding: 1974," for which she received a BAFTA TV Award for
Best Supporting Actress; Philip Martin's "Einstein and Eddington"; Stephen
Poliakoff's "Joe's Palace"; Brendan Maher's "Wide Sargasso Sea"; Stuart Orme's
"Don't Leave Me This Way"; and Peter Hall's "The Camomile Lawn."
On stage, Hall
received an Ian Charleson Award for her West End portrayal of Vivie in "Mrs.
Warren's Profession." The following year, she went on to be recognized with an
Ian Charleson Special Commendation Award for her portrayal of Rosalind in "As
You Like It,"
which opened at the Theatre Royal Bath and later toured in both the UK and U.S.
Her appearances at the Theatre Royal Bath also include the title role in
"Galileo's Daughter" and the part of Ann Whitfield in George Bernard Shaw's "Man
and Superman." She also appeared in "Don Juan" and D.H. Lawrence's "The Fight
More recently on the London stage, she portrayed Viola in "Twelfth
Night," at the National Theatre in London. Additionally, she played Varya in
"The Cherry Orchard" and Hermione in "A Winter's Tale," receiving an Evening
Standard Theatre Award nomination and another Ian Charleson Special Commendation
Award for the latter. Both plays were part of The Bridge Project, a
transatlantic company of actors performing on tour in seven cities around the
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