Rosamund Pike has quickly emerged as a contemporary and multifaceted actress having earned international acclaim for both her stage and film roles. Pike recently wrapped production on Christopher McQuarrie‘s Crime Drama One Shot, opposite Tom Cruise. The film is set for release in February 2013.
Pike was recently seen in the spy comedy Johnny English Reborn, a sequel to the 2003 hit film. She appeared opposite Rowan Atkinson, and Gillian Anderson and Dominic West also starred, with Oliver Parker directing. Pike also was recently seen in David Frankel‘s comedy The Big Year, with Owen Wilson, Jack Black and Steve Martin.
In 2010, Pike starred in the dramatic film Made in Dagenham, with Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson and Bob Hoskins, based on the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant. She was later nominated for a 2011 London Critics’ Circle Award for British Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in the film. Pike also starred in Barney’s Version, opposite Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival and went on to receive rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival. Pike’s work in the film earned her a 2011 London Critics’ Circle Award for British Actress of the Year. She was also recently seen in the BBC movie Women in Love.
Pike received critical acclaim for her work as Helen in Lone Scherfig‘s Academy Award Nominated Film An Education, with Peter Sarsgaard and Carey Mulligan. Received well at the Sundance Film Festival in 2009, An Education continued to garner critical acclaim with Academy Award®, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Film Critics nominations, and a win for Best Foreign Film at the Independent Spirit Awards. Read more