THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
Golden Globe Award-winning actress EMILY BLUNT's (Rachel
Watson) transformative ability and versatile performances make her one of the
most in-demand actresses of today. Blunt rose to international prominence with
her outstanding performances in films such as My Summer of Love and The Devil
Blunt will soon begin production on Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to the
1964 classic film Mary Poppins. Blunt will star opposite Lin-Manuel Miranda in
the film, which will be directed by Rob Marshall and released by Walt Disney
Pictures on December 25, 2018. Blunt will also lend her voice to a new character
in the upcoming My Little Pony: The Movie, set to be released by Lionsgate and
Hasbro Studios in October 2017.
Blunt received rave reviews as FBI agent Kate Macer in Denis Villeneuve's
Sicario, which also starred Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, centered around
the escalating war on drugs. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and
earned the best theater average of the year when it opened in September 2015.
Blunt previously earned a Golden Globe Award nomination and critical praise as
the Baker's Wife in Rob Marshall's film adaptation of the musical Into the
Woods, which was released by Walt Disney Pictures in December 2014. Earlier this
year, Blunt was seen in Cedric Nicolas-Troyan's The Huntsman: Winter's War
opposite Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Jessica Chastain, which was
released by Universal Pictures.
Other notable films include Edge of Tomorrow, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,
Looper, Your Sister's Sister, Arthur Newman, The Adjustment Bureau, Charlie
Wilson's War, Sunshine Cleaning and The Wolfman. Blunt played the title role of
Queen Victoria in the critically acclaimed film The Young Victoria, for which
she received British Independent Film Award and Golden Globe Award nominations.
Blunt started her career at the 2002 Chichester Festival Theatre, where she
played Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet. Her London stage debut was a
production of The Royal Family, opposite Dame Judi Dench. In addition to her
Golden Globe Award win for the BBC television movie Gideon's Daughter, Blunt has
been nominated for four additional Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards and two
British Independent Film Awards.
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