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Meet Black Mirror's Malachi Kirby with These 10 Fun Facts

Malachi Kirby is one of the stars of Netflix’ new Black Mirror episodes and we’re getting to know him better with these 10 Fun Facts!

The 27-year-old British actor broke onto the scene with his performance in the mini-series Roots earlier this year and he was recently named one of BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits!

JustJared.com caught up with Malachi to learn some facts about him that most people probably don’t know. Check it out:

  • 1. My favorite food is apple pie.
  • 2. I once danced with a casting director in an audition and it wasn’t anything to do with the role.
  • 3. I used to have a hamster called Hammy. Hammy was hermaphrodite.
  • 4. I fluctuate in height.
  • 5. I only just started driving, after having a license for 3 years.
  • 6. If I didn’t do acting, I might have pursued a career in athletics.
  • 7. I don’t like zoos and sometimes I fantasize about breaking the animals free.
  • 8. I would love to have a snow leopard as a friend, I think.
  • 9. If I don’t like the smell of something, I won’t eat it.
  • 10. I once used the drain pipe to climb up a block of flats, I went up to the 6th floor and then didn’t know how to get down. I still don’t know how I did it!

Malachi can be seen in the “Men Against Fire” episode of Black Mirror season three, streaming now on Netflix.

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Netflix Debuts 'Black Mirror' Season 3 Trailer - Watch Now!

The trailer for the third season of Black Mirror has debuted online and it’s getting us so excited for the new episodes!

Six new episodes, billed as “six different realities,” will premiere on October 21.

The actors featured in the new stories, each contained within their own episodes, include Bryce Dallas Howard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alice Eve, Malachi Kirby, Alex Lawther, Michael Kelly, Wyatt Russell, Mackenzie Davis, and more.

“In this world, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s real…” the tagline for the season reads.


Black Mirror | Official Trailer – Season 3 [HD] | Netflix

Bryce Dallas Howard, Alice Eve, & Gugu Mbatha-Raw Premiere 'Black Mirror' in London!

Bryce Dallas Howard and Alice Eve hit the red carpet together at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival screening of Black Mirror on Thursday (October 6) in London, England.

Also in attendance at the event were this season’s other stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Malachi Kirby, Alex Lawther, and Jerome Flynn.

New episodes of the anthology series will premiere on Netflix on October 21. Each episode contains its own storyline and different cast members.

FYI: Bryce is wearing a Self Portrait dress and Stuart Weitzman shoes. Alice is wearing a Roland Mouret dress and Jimmy Choo shoes. Gugu is wearing a Wes Gordon dress, Roger Vivier sandals, a Jimmy Choo clutch, and jewelry by Ileana Makri and Sylva & Cie.

35+ pictures inside of Bryce Dallas Howard and others at the premiere… More Here! »

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Sean Penn Wanted Son Hopper's Name to Be 'Steak'

Hopper Penn looks the part as he poses for Interview magazine’s “Hollywood’s Most Wanted” feature in the June/July 2016 “Young Hollywood” issue.

The 22-year-old actor opened up about parents Sean Penn and Robin Wright and how they came up with the name Hopper.

“It has to do with Dennis Hopper; my dad was friendly with him and idolized him,” Hopper said. “My dad wanted to name me Steak, the food, because he loves it so much. But my mom was never going to go for it. What they told me is that I hopped in her stomach, I didn’t kick, so they went with that.”

Also featured were Lola Bessis, Jacob Lofland, Gayle Rankin, Connor Jessup, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Sonoya Mizuno, Beau Knapp, Malachi Kirby, Julia Garner, Jeremy Allen White, Ella Purnell, Justice Smith, Laura Harrier and Pico Alexander.

Check out pictures of all the stars inside!

For more from Hopper and the “Hollywood’s Most Wanted” stars, please visit InterviewMagazine.com.

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Who Plays Kunta Kinte on 'Roots'? Meet Malachi Kirby!

Malachi Kirby plays the role of Kunta Kinte in the new History Channel remake of the mini-series Roots and he is likely to gain a lot of attention for the role!

The 26-year-old actor has been seen in several British series including Doctor Who, Jekyll & Hyde, and Silent Witness. He is also an Evening Stanard Theatre Award nominee for his work in the play Mogadishu.

FULL CAST LIST: Meet all the actors starring in Roots!

Malachi will gain more fame with his roles in an episode of Netflix’s new season of the anthology series Black Mirror and in the romantic fantasy film Fallen.

Roots chronicles the history of an African slave named Kunta Kinte (Kirby) sold to America and his descendants spanning several generations. The character can be seen in nights one and two of the mini-series.

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'Roots' 2016 - Full Cast List & Character Descriptions

The 2016 remake of the Roots mini-series premiered on History Channel tonight and you can meet the full cast right here.

Malachi Kirby was introduced to the world in the first night of the mini-series as the important character Kunta Kinte.

Other stars who will be featured in the four episodes include Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, and more!

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family’s will to survive, endure and ultimately carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte who is captured in his homeland in The Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America where he’s sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity while bearing witness and contributing to notable events in U.S. history – including the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings and eventual emancipation.

Click inside to meet the cast of Roots… More Here! »

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Anika Noni Rose & Anna Paquin Bring 'Roots' To NYC Ahead Of Memorial Day Premiere!

Anika Noni Rose is gorgeous as she hits the red carpet at the one night screening of her new TV mini-series Roots held at the Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Monday (May 23) in New York City.

The Tony Award-winning actress was joined by her co-stars Anna Paquin and her hubby Stephen Moyer, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and his fiancee Mara Lane, T.I.,Erica Tazel, Malachi Kirby, Nancy Dubuc, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Rege-Jean Page, Derek Luke, Lane Garrison and LeVar Burton.

HISTORY’s Roots, which is set to premiere on Monday (May 30), is the “historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship” – Watch the trailer below!


‘Roots’ Official Trailer

FYI: Anna is wearing a Escada dress. Anika is wearing an Edition by Georges Chakra dress and Swarovski jewelry. Emayatzy is wearing CD Greene.

20+ pictures inside of Anika Noni Rose, Anna Paquin and others at the Roots screening…More Here! »

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