BRIT MARLING (Karen) recently wrapped production on
"Babylon," a six-part series directed
by Danny Boyle and written by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong. The series focuses
police force and look at the people and politics in the command rooms and on the
frontlines, as it
attempts to uphold the peace under constant scrutiny in one of the world's
busiest capital cities.
Starring Marling as 'Liz Garvey,' she stars alongside Jimmy Nesbitt, Paterson
Halfpenny, Adam Deacon, Daniel Kaluuya, Johnny Sweet, Andrew Brooke and Bertie
Upcoming, Marling will be seen in Daniel Barber's THE KEEPING ROOM,
Steinfeld, Muna Otaru and Sam Worthington. Additionally, she wrapped production
Edwards' THE BETTER ANGELS, opposite Diane Kruger, Wes Bentley and Jason Clarke.
Marling portrays Nancy Lincoln, Abe's mother.
Marling was recently seen starring in Zal Batmanglij's THE EAST, also
SkarsgÃ¥rd and Ellen Page. This film marked the re-teaming of Batmanglij and
Marling, which she
co-wrote and co-produced.
Additional credits include Robert Redford's THE COMPANY YOU KEEP, co-starring
Redford, Shia LaBeouf, and Stanley Tucci; as well as Nicholas Jarecki's
ARBITRAGE, co-starring opposite Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Laetitia Casta.
In 2011, Marling made an indelible mark at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival as
the first female
multi-hyphenate to have two films premiere side by side. Marling's first feature
film, ANOTHER EARTH, premiered at Sundance in the U.S. Dramatic Competition
Directed by Mike Cahill, Marling starred, co-wrote and co-produced the film. Her
length film, SOUND OF MY VOICE, premiere at Sundance in the Next category.
Zal Batmanglij, Marling starred, co-wrote and co-produced the film. Fox
both films following the festival premieres, and released them in 2011 and 2012,
Brit was nominated for Independent Spirit Awards for both films in the
categories of Best First
Feature (alongside Cahill, Hunter Gray and Nicholas Shumacher) and Best First
(alongside Cahill) for ANOTHER EARTH, and for Best Supporting Female and Best
Feature (alongside Batmanglij, Hans C. Ritter and Shelley Surpin) for SOUND OF
Marling's foray into filmmaking started during her college years at Georgetown
University, as she
began writing and starring in projects that her friends were working on. This
Marling to take a leave of absence from school, moving to Havana, Cuba to
documentary BOXERS AND BALLERINAS, which followed young artists and athletes
the communist country. Marling graduated from Georgetown, having studied
Studio Art. Her work experience included a stint as an investment-banking
analyst at Goldman
Realizing that acting and filmmaking was what she found most fulfilling,
Marling followed her
passion and moved to Los Angeles, where she currently resides.
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