JUMANJI THE NEXT LEVEL
A talented actress, writer and director, KAREN GILLAN (Ruby
Roundhouse) continues to expand her repertoire with dynamic projects.
Upcoming, Gillan will lend her voice to Nick Bruno and Troy Quane's Spies in
Disguise, alongside Will Smith and Tom Holland. 20th Century Fox is set to
release the film on December 25, 2019.
In 2020, she will star as Mercedes in 20th Century Fox's Call of the Wild, based
on the best-selling novel. The film, which co-stars Bradley Whitford, Harrison
Ford and Dan Stevens, will be released on February 21, 2020. Later that year,
she will star in Navot Papushado's action thriller, Gunpowder Milkshake opposite
Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh and Paul Giamatti.
Gillan was most recently seen as Nebula in Joe and Anthony Russo's Avengers:
Endgame, alongside Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict
Cumberbatch, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. The film follows The Avengers
and their allies as they deal with the aftermath of Thanos' blitz of devastation
and defeat him. The blockbuster, which was released on April 26th, opened to
rave reviews and has become the highest grossing film of all time. Gillan
originated the role on screen in James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy opposite
Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, later appearing in Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and
Avengers: Infinity War.
Earlier in 2018, Gillan made her directorial debut with The Party's Just
Beginning, which she also wrote, produced, and starred in. The film premiered to
rave reviews at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was released by The Orchard
on December 7th. The film will be released in the UK later this year.
Other film credits include Michael Dowse's Stuber, James Ponsoldt's The Circle
with Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, Ti West's In a Valley of Violence alongside
Ethan Hawke and John Travolta, John McKay's Not Another Happy Ending, Adam
McKay's Best Picture nominated The Big Short, alongside Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt,
Christian Bale, and Steve Carell, Collin Schiffli's All Creatures Below,
opposite David Dastmalchian, Harris Goldberg's Alex & The List alongside
Jennifer Morrison and Patrick Fugit, and the horror/thriller box office hit
On television, Gillan was featured in three seasons of the BBC's critically
acclaimed series "Doctor Who." Gillan starred as Amy Pond, a companion of the
series protagonist the Doctor, in his eleventh incarnation, played by Matt
Smith. Gillan appeared as a series regular from the fifth season to midway
through the seventh season.
Prior television credits include ABC's "Selfie," HBO'S "7 Days in Hell" and
BBC's "We'll Take Manhattan."
Off screen, Gillan is an avid supporter of the charity Mikey's Line, a mobile
suicide prevention text service and hotline based in her hometown of Inverness,
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