British actress FLORENCE PUGH (Amy March), made her mark
with her starring role as Katherine Lester in Roadside's Lady Macbeth. Directed
by William Oldroyd, the film follows Katherine, who has been sold into marriage,
as she discovers an unstoppable desire within herself when she enters into an
affair with a worker on her estate. The film was named one of 2017's Top 10
Independent Films by the National Board of review and won Best British
Independent Film at the 2017 British Independent Film Awards. Pugh won Best
Actress at the 2017 British Film Awards and received the Malone Souliers Award
for Breakthrough of the Year at the 2017 Evening Standard British Film Awards
for her performance.
In May 2020, Pugh joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Black Widow. The
film takes place immediately after the events of Captain America: Civil War.
Pugh stars opposite Scarlett Johansson's Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow as Yelena
Belova, a figure from Natasha's past. The film is directed by Cate Shortland and
also stars David Harbour, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone, O-T Fagbenle, and William
Most recently, Pugh was seen in A24's highly anticipated horror Midsommar,
directed by Ari Aster. She starred in the film alongside Jack Reynor. The film
followed a young American couple Dani (Pugh) and Christian (Reynor) on the brink
of falling apart. After a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani
invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a
once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. The visit
soon takes a sinister turn when the villagers invite their guests to partake in
festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and
In Spring 2019, Pugh was seen in MGM and WWE's studio's Fighting With My
Family, based on the life of WWE wrestler Paige, written and directed by Stephen
Pugh also starred in AMC's "Little Drummer Girl," which launched in October
2018 on BBC in the UK and November 2018 in the US. Based on the le Carre
bestseller of the same name, the six-part drama is set in the 1970s as a young,
brilliant actress prepares for her ultimate role in the theater of the real, and
against the backdrop of rising tensions in the Middle East. Park Chan-Wook
directs and Alexander Skarsgaard and Michael Shannon co-star.
Pugh was the female lead in director's David McKenzie's Outlaw King which
premiered on Netflix in November 2018. Outlaw King tells the story of Robert The
Bruce, the king who led his country to freedom from the oppressive rule of
England during the First War of Scottish Independence. The film stars Chris Pine
and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Pugh has also been seen in a starring role in ITV's critical-hit "Marcella",
an 8-part crime-thriller from the creators of the Scandinavian hit series "The
Bridge," the action film "The Commuter" opposite Liam Neeson, and as Cordelia
opposite Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson in the BBC/Amazon television movie
She made her stunning debut in Carol Morley's The Falling which earned her a
Best Young Performer nomination at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.
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