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'Queen's Gambit' Star Anya Taylor-Joy Thinks She's 'Weird-Looking,' Talks About Her Appearance in New Interview

Anya Taylor-Joy is the star of Netflix’s smash hit series The Queen’s Gambit and she’s opening up about her physical appearance in a new interview.

The 24-year-old actress sadly doesn’t think she’s beautiful enough to be a movie star, though we definitely disagree.

“I have never and I don’t think I will ever think of myself as beautiful,” Anya said in a new interview with The Sun. “I don’t think I’m beautiful enough to be in films. It sounds pathetic and my boyfriend warns me people will think I’m an absolute d*** for saying these things, but I just think I’m weird-looking.”

Anya added, “I won’t go to the cinema to watch my own film, I’ll watch it before. The beauty of being in your own skin is that you don’t have to look at your own face.”

Anya stars in the movie Emma, which was released earlier this year. You can watch it now on HBO Max.

“I genuinely had a panic attack on Emma because I thought, ‘I am the first ugly Emma and I can’t do this’, because the first line in the movie is, ‘I’m handsome, clever and rich,’” Anya shared.

It was just announced that The Queen’s Gambit has made Netflix history!

Click through the gallery to see photos of Anya Taylor-Joy looking gorgeous on the red carpet… More Here! »

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'The Queen's Gambit' Becomes Netflix's Most Watched Limited Series!

Netflix‘s new show The Queen’s Gambit has quickly become their most watched limited series of all time!

The streaming service announced the news on Twitter, writing, “A record-setting 62 million households chose to watch The Queen’s Gambit in its first 28 days, making it Netflix’s biggest scripted limited series to date.”

The streamer added, “More fun facts related to The Queen’s Gambit: ♕ The series made the Top 10 in 92 countries & ranked #1 in 63 countries ♕ The novel has entered The New York Times bestseller list, 37 years after its release ♕ Google searches for “How To Play Chess” have hit a nine-year peak.”

The show is based on Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel with Anya Taylor Joy starring as chess prodigy Beth Harmon.

You can find out the most popular movies and TV shows of all time on Netflix right here!

Anya Taylor-Joy Opens Up About Playing Furiosa After Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max' Origin Story

Anya Taylor-Joy is opening up about stepping into Charlize Theron‘s shoes and getting to portray Furiosa in the Mad Max origin story.

The 24-year-old actress chatted with MTV’s Josh Horowitz on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, and revealed that she’s “humbled and grateful” to be following Charlize in the role.

“[Charlize] did such an incredible job and it was so beautiful and I can’t even think about trying to step [into her shoes],” Anya shared. “It has to be something different, because it just can’t be done.”

Anya added that “the first thing that went through my head when I found out I was going to do it was, ‘I am so excited to work so hard.’ The level of commitment that has been shown before me, I endeavor to match that, and that makes me really excited.”

Previously, Charlize revealed how she felt about being replaced by a younger actress in the role for a prequel film.

“It’s a little heartbreaking, for sure,” she confessed. “I really love that character, and I’m so grateful that I had a small part in creating her. She will forever be someone I think of and reflect on fondly. Obviously, I would love to see that story continue, and if he feels like he has to go about it this way, then I trust him [George Miller] in that manner.”

Learn more about the upcoming origin story, which will also star Chris Hemsworth, here…

'Mad Max' Spinoff in the Works, Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth & Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to Star!

Huge Mad Max news!

Warner Bros. is developing a spinoff in the Mad Max universe about Furiosa, Deadline reported on Tuesday (October 13).

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The spinoff from George Miller‘s Mad Max: Fury Road will follow the character played by Charlize Theron, who assisted Max in the desert.

The movie will reveal the origins of Furiosa and be played by Glass actress Anya Taylor-Joy.

Here’s a plot summary and additional production details: “The movie will track the genesis of Furiosa before she teamed up with Max Rockatansky in Fury Road. Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will also star in a movie that Miller will also direct, co-write and produce with his longtime Oscar-nominated producing partner Doug Mitchell. Miller’s own Australian-based Kennedy Miller Mitchell banner will produce.”

Mad Max: Fury Road first debuted in 2015 and grossed $375.2 million worldwide.

Stars of that film have since acknowledged their feud on the set behind-the-scenes. Find out who!

Charlize recently attended a special Mad Max event this summer.

Anya Taylor-Joy is a Chess Genius in New Netflix Show 'The Queen's Gambit' - Watch the Trailer!

Anya Taylor-Joy is making (chess) moves in The Queen’s Gambit!

The 24-year-old actress plays a chess master named Beth in the upcoming limited series heading to Netflix.

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“The upcoming limited series, based on Walter Tevis‘ novel, stars Taylor-Joy as Beth, a lonely girl who discovers an astonishing talent for chess through games with the janitor (Bill Camp) at her orphanage. As she hones her skills, she also develops an addiction to the tranquilizers used as a sedative by the state. Transforming into an impressively skilled and glamorous outcast, Beth becomes determined to conquer the male-dominated world of competitive chess, even as her personal demons continue to haunt her,”" according to EW.

Marielle Heller, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Moses Ingram, and Harry Melling also star in the show.

If you missed it, Anya is being considered to star in an upcoming spin-off of this hit movie.

The Queen’s Gambit will begin streaming October 23 on Netflix – watch the trailer!

The Opening Scene of 'The New Mutants' is Online Now - Watch Here!

The upcoming X-Men spin-off movie The New Mutants is still scheduled to be released in theaters on August 28 and the opening scene of the movie was just dropped online!

Disney is releasing the film through its studio Twentieth Century Studios and they also unveiled some cool fan-inspired posters, which you can check out in the photo gallery.

The movie’s stars Maisie Williams, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Blu Hunt, and Henry Zaga, as well as writer and director Josh Boone, participated in a Comic Con @ Home panel on Thursday (July 23). At the end of the panel, they premiered the opening scene of the movie.

The New Mutants is an original horror thriller set in an isolated hospital where a group of young mutants is being held for psychiatric monitoring. When strange occurrences begin to take place, both their new mutant abilities and their friendships will be tested as they battle to try and make it out alive. The film has been long delayed and fans are excited to finally see it!

While The New Mutants remains on its currently scheduled release date, Disney just made some major changes to the release dates of other movies.

Watch the opening scene at the 24:15 mark in the panel video below.

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'Last Night in Soho' Release Date Delayed - Here's Why

Psychological thriller Last Night in Soho is moving out of its September 2020 release date to April 23, 2021, and the director is explaining why.

Director Edgar Wright revealed the news on Twitter, saying, “Haunted by someone else’s past, but we’ll see you in the future… It’s true, #LastNightInSoho is not quite finished yet due to Covid 19. But, I’m excited for you all to experience it, at a big screen near you, on April 23, 2021.” Turns out, the movie hasn’t been completed yet due to the pandemic.

Anya Taylor Joy, Matt Smith and JoJo Rabbit‘s Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie star in the movie. Be sure to mark your calendar for the new release date of April 23 of next year!

Check out the full list of every movie still being released this year despite the Coronavirus pandemic.