'Willow' star Ellie Bamber plays model Kate Moss in 'Moss & Freud'
From the land of Tir Asleen to the modern fashion show.
It was announced last year that a film about a partnership and collaboration between supermodel Kate Moss and painter Lucian Freud was in development. Now, two of the film's stars have also been named: actress Allie Bamber and BAFTA winner Derek Jacobi for Moss & Ferrer from writer-director James Lucas. Lloyd.
Kate & Moss will dramatize Moss' account of the most important moment in her career. In 2002, at the height of her career as a globally renowned supermodel, Moss agreed to a nearly nine-month meeting with Freud, one of the preeminent artists of the time, to take nude portraits while pregnant. The meeting is said to have started as a feud between the two, but as the two got to know each other and themselves better, a bond grew that eventually changed their lives. The completed portrait will go on to be sold for almost £4 million.
Bamber is currently starring in the Disney+ series Willow, which aired its season finale last month. She has also recently appeared in some He has starred in critically acclaimed series such as Viper and The Trial of Christine Keeler, as well as roles in Nocturnal Animals and the BBC's Les Misérables. She can next be seen wearing red, white and royal blue alongside Uma Thurman and Stephen Fry. Jacobi is a BAFTA, Tony, Olivier and Emmy Award winning actor with a long and storied career in front of the camera and on stage. He is best known for his starring role in the BBC series Claudius, and for his roles in films such as Gladiator, The King's Speech, and more.
"Moss & Freud" was written and directed by Academy Award winner Lucas. The filmmaker won Best Live Action Short Film in 2015 for his short film The Telephone. Moss & Floyd will be Lucas' feature film debut, but the film seems to be in good hands. Floyd passed away in 2011, and both the Moss and Lucian Floyd Archives fully supported the production. In fact, Moss will serve as an executive producer on the film. Regarding the casting, she commented:
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Stay tuned to Collider for any future updates on Moss & Freud. Check Here's Collider's interview with Bamber about Willow:
“As this is such a personal story of mine it has been essential that I be involved with James in all aspects as the project has developed. I am thrilled by the recent casting and excited that the film will begin shooting soon, I cannot wait to see it.”