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ROSAMUND PIKE (Sandy), an Academy Award nominee for her performance in Gone Girl, has earned international acclaim for both her stage and film roles.

She will next be seen in 7 Days in Entebbe, directed by Jose Padilha ("Narcos"), in which she plays a German revolutionary who hijacks an airplane and forces it to land in Entebbe, Uganda, in an effort to free Palestinians jailed in Israel. The film is based on the actual hijacking of Air France 139 in 1976.

Pike has recently wrapped filming on the crime thriller Three Seconds, directed by Andrea Di Stefano, alongside Joel Kinnaman and Clive Owen. She also plays the lead role in The Human Voice, an adaptation of the play by Jean Cocteau. The short film presents an unflinching portrait of a woman's heartbreak over the course of a final telephone conversation between lovers. It has been announced that Pike will portray Marie Curie in Radioactive. The film, which begins production early 2018, explores the life of the iconic scientist. The Working Title production will be directed by Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis) and written by Jack Thorne, based on the graphic novel Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout, by Lauren Redniss.

Pike will also soon play legendary Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin in A Private War. Colvin died in 2012 while covering the Syrian civil war. The film is based on Marie Brenner's Vanity Fair article, "Marie Colvin's Private War," and will be directed by Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts).

Pike has most recently been seen in Hostiles, directed by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Black Mass), in which she starred opposite Christian Bale as a young widow who accompanies Bale's legendary Army captain character, who is escorting a Cheyenne chief and family through dangerous territory. Pike's other recent work includes A United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante and costarring David Oyelowo, which tells the true story of Seretse Khama, a member of the Botswanan royal family. Khama sparked controversy when he married Ruth Williams (Pike) in 1948, when interracial marriage was illegal, and was then banned from his home country in 1951. She also recently appeared in The Man With the Iron Heart, the story of the Nazi officer who masterminded the "Final Solution" and who was assassinated by two resistance paratroopers in 1942.

In 2014, Pike starred in Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher (Seven, The Social Network), in which she starred opposite Ben Affleck. Adapted for the screen by the bestselling book's author, Gillian Flynn, the film earned over $215 million in global ticket sales. Pike was nominated for an Academy Award, a SAG Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics' Choice Movie Award and was honored in February 2015 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. She was also honored with the "Breakthrough Performance Award" at the 26th Annual Palm Springs Film Festival and at the U.K.'s Women in Film & TV Awards. Additionally, she won many film critics' association awards for her portrayal, including the Austin Film Critics Association Award, the Utah Film Critics Association Award and the Oklahoma Film Critics' Circle Award, as well as being nominated for a London Critics' Circle Film Award, St. Louis Film Critics Award, Phoenix Film Critics Society award, International Press Academy Satellite Award, Women's Image Network Award, Georgia Film Critics Association Award, Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award and the Washington DC Area Film Critics Award.

Also in 2014, Pike starred opposite Simon Pegg, Stellan Skarsgard and Toni Collette in Peter Chelsom's Hector and the Search for Happiness. She also appeared in Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin's part-improvised comedy What We Did on Our Holiday, alongside Billy Connolly and David Tennant. In 2010, Pike starred in Barney's Version opposite Paul Giamatti. The film, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and went on to receive rave reviews at the Toronto International Film Festival, is a love story which poignantly captures the life of the politically incorrect, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky (Giamatti) and the women he has loved in his life. Pike's performance earned her a London Critics' Circle Award for British Actress of the Year and a Genie Award nomination for Best Actress.

Pike also received critical acclaim for her work in Lone Scherfig's An Education, opposite Peter Sarsgaard and Carey Mulligan. The widely acclaimed film garnered Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA nominations, and a win for Best Foreign Film at the Independent Spirit Awards. Pike's previous film credits include A Long Way Down; Edgar Wright's The World's End, opposite Simon Pegg; Jack Reacher opposite Tom Cruise; and Wrath of the Titans, directed by Jonathan Liebesman. In 2010, Pike appeared in Made in Dagenham, with Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson and Bob Hoskins. She was nominated for a 2011 London Critics' Circle Award for British Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance. Others projects have included Johnny English Reborn, The Big Year, The Libertine, Pride & Prejudice, Fracture, Fugitive Pieces, Surrogates, Burning Palms and Die Another Day.

In addition to her cinematic roles, Pike has continued to return to her roots with theater performances on the London stage. She has starred in Patrick Hamilton's Victorian thriller "Gaslight" at the Old Vic Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse Production of "Madame de Sade" in the West End, opposite Judi Dench, and the Royal Court Theatre production of "Hitchcock Blonde," directed by Terry Johnson, which transferred to the Lyric Theatre in the West End. Pike began 2010 by playing the title role in "Hedda Gabler."


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