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Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in 'The Girl Before' Series for BBC, HBO Max In Talks for U.S. Partner

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is set to star in a new series for BBC and HBO Max is in talks to be the show’s U.S. partner.

The 37-year-old actress, who recently appeared in the Apple TV+ series The Morning Show, will lead the new psychological thriller series The Girl Before, an adaptation of the book by JP Delaney.

Deadline reports that The Girl Before follows “Jane, a traumatized woman who falls in love with an extraordinary minimalist house, which remains under the spell of the architect who originally designed it. But when she discovers that another damaged woman died in the same One Folgate Street property three years earlier, she starts to wonder if her own story is just a rerun of the girl before.”

You can next see Gugu in the upcoming Disney+ series Loki, which premieres in May. Watch the trailer now!

Tom Hiddleston's 'Loki' Series Gets First Trailer, Featuring Star-Studded Cast - Watch Now!

Tom Hiddleston will be reprising his beloved Marvel role in the upcoming Disney+ series Loki, which is named after his character, and the first footage was just released!

As part of the Disney Investor Day, the studio released a first look trailer showing fans what they can expect from the show.

Loki will be coming to the streaming service in May 2021 and there are some exciting stars attached to the series. Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant, and English actress Sophia Di Martino are all starring alongside Tom in the show.

The trailer kicks off with Loki’s scene from Avengers: Endgame, in which he vanishes from custody with one of the Infinity Stones. The trailer finally shows us where he went and what he has been up to!

Loki began filming in January 2020, but production paused in March when the pandemic hit the U.S. Filming resumed in September and the show is on track for a May 2021 launch.

Learn details about all 23 Marvel projects that were given updates during Investor Day!

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Is Set To Lead Apple's New Thriller Series 'Surface'

Gugu Mbatha-Raw will be starring in Apple’s upcoming new thriller series called Surface.

The network announced today that the 37-year-old actress will team up with executive producer Veronica West for the show, which will consist of eight episodes.

While plot details are being kept under wraps at this time – only a psychological thriller as the genre – production for Surface will begin next year.

Gugu, along with Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter will also executive produce the series.

Just recently, Gugu has been linked to star in Blood Ties, opposite Kiernan Shipka and Cole Sprouse.

That movie sees Gugu taking on the role of “Detective Reese Rezek, who obsessively investigates the brutal murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom, a seemingly ordinary couple in suburban Virginia.”

Gugu can be seen next opposite Angelina Jolie and David Oyelowo in Come Away.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw to Star in 'Blood Ties' Movie with Kiernan Shipka & Cole Sprouse!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw has landed the lead role in the upcoming movie Blood Ties, a dramatic film based on an article in the New Yorker by Nathan Heller.

The movie will be written and directed by Gemini‘s Aaron Katz. Riverdale‘s Cole Sprouse and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina‘s Kiernan Shipka will play a couple in the movie.

Deadline reports that Gugu will play “Detective Reese Rezek, who obsessively investigates the brutal murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom, a seemingly ordinary couple in suburban Virginia. As Reese unravels dark possibilities behind their deaths, two suspects emerge: their daughter, Lizzy (Shipka), and her boyfriend, Jens (Sprouse). Before they can be arrested, the young couple flees for Europe, drawing Reese into an international manhunt and a years-long search for the truth that spanned from 1985-91.”

Blood Ties is expected to be sold at the Toronto Film Festival market.

Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw & More Stun at 'Misbehaviour' UK Premiere!

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keeley Hawes, Keira Knightley, and Suki Waterhouse walk the red carpet together at the premiere of their new movie Misbehaviour on Monday (March 9) at The Ham Yard Hotel in London, England.

The actresses were joined at the event by co-stars Emma Corrin, Clara Rosager, Loreece Harrison, and director Philippa Lowthorpe.

The movie follows the Miss World competition in 1970, where the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. At the event, Miss Grenada also became the first black woman to be crowned Miss World and in a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.

FYI: Keira is wearing a Chanel dress and Roger Vivier shoes. Gugu is wearing an Emilia Wickstead dress. Suki is wearing a Reem Acra gown.

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Is Marvel's Newest Star, Joins 'Loki' Series for Disney+

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is Marvel’s newest star!

The 36-year-old The Morning Show actress has landed a role alongside Tom Hiddleston in the Disney Plus series Loki, Deadline reports.

Details about her role are reportedly being kept under wraps, though it is possibly a female lead.

Also starring in the show are Owen Wilson and Sophia Di Martino.

Tom plays Loki, “the Asgardian god of mischief and everyone’s favorite Marvel villain, in stories that take place after the events of Avengers: Endgame.” There may also be a link to the May 2021 sequel Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness.

Filming is currently taking place in Atlanta for a spring 2021 premiere.

Gugu also starred in Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time and Beauty and the Beast.

ICYMI, find out which famous TV show helped Gugu Mbatha-Raw learn an American accent!

Michelle Rodriguez Bares Major Leg at Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2020

Michelle Rodriguez is looking fierce!

The 41-year-old Fast & Furious 9 actress hit the red carpet at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday night (February 9) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle bared her incredibly toned leg in a black dress as she stepped out for the party.

Other stars at the party included Charlie’s Angels actress Ella Balinska, The Morning Show actress Gugu Mbath-Raw, and Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer.

FYI: Gugu is wearing a Louis Vuitton dress.

10+ pictures inside of the ladies arriving at the party…More Here! »

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