ELIZABETH DEBICKI (Mopsy), an Australian stage and film
actress, is quickly on the rise. She first made her mark in 2013 when she
appeared in Baz Luhrmann's critically-acclaimed film The Great Gatsby alongside
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Debicki was awarded an
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Award (AACTA) for her role as
Jordan Baker in the film. She was also nominated for an Empire Award for Best
Debicki most recently completed production on Vita and Virginia with Gemma
Arterton and Isabella Rosselini. The film follows the love affair between
socialite Vita Sackville-West (Arterton) and literary icon Virginia Woolf (Debicki).
There is no release date yet. Additionally, Debicki appeared in Jennifer Fox's
The Tale, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
Debicki will next star in the J.J. Abrams-produced Untitled Cloverfield Movie
with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo and Daniel Bruhl. The movie, directed by
Julius Onah, will follow a team of astronauts fighting for their survival, and
is set to be released by Paramount Pictures on April 20, 2018.
Later this year, Debicki will star alongside Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo,
Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Farrell and Liam Neeson in Steve McQueen's Widows.
Based on the 1983 British miniseries about a robbery gone wrong, the story
follows four armed robbers who are killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving
their widows to finish the job. Paramount will release the film on November 16,
In May 2017, Debicki was seen as the villain Ayesha in Marvel and Walt Disney
Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 with Chris Pratt, Kurt Russell and Zoe
Saldana. Shortly after the film opened, director James Gunn announced that
Debicki will return in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Debicki also voiced a
role in Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which was
released on July 21, 2017. Previous film credits for Debicki include Guy
Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.E. alongside Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer and
Alicia Vikander, The Weinstein Company's Macbeth with Michael Fassbender and
Marion Cotillard, and Everest with Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright and Keira
In 2016, Debicki starred as Jed in "The Night Manager," the miniseries
adaptation of John le Carre's novel-of-the-same-name. The miniseries, which also
featured Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman, premiered in the US on
April 19, 2016 and soon-after, the show received a Primetime Emmy Award
nomination in the category of Outstanding Limited Series. Also on the small
screen, Debicki was seen in the highly-acclaimed Australian drama on Foxtel,
"The Kettering Incident." The show delivered consistently strong ratings and
season one was ultimately acquired by Amazon Prime Video in the U.S.
On stage, Debicki most recently starred in David Hare's production of "The Red
Barn," based on the novel La Main by Georges Simenon, at the National Theatre in
London. The other cast included Mark Strong and Hope Davis. "The Red Barn"
opened on October 6, 2016 and ran until January 17, 2017. Debicki also starred
in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of "The Maids" alongside Cate
Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert. The show, based on a notorious murder case in
which two homicidal sisters killed their mistress and her daughter, played as a
part of the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival in New York.
Debicki currently resides in Sydney, Australia.