Empire Magazine Issue 390 (July 2021) The British New Wave
British actors and filmmakers have long been a force to be reckoned with – and if you needed any greater proof of the homegrown talent spreading its way across the worldwide film industry, you only had to look at this year’s awards season. It wasn’t just the BAFTAs – the Oscars, America’s biggest awards show, was in many ways a major celebration of British talent too, both behind and in front of the camera. And after an inspiring array of wins and nominations, Empire presents The British New Wave issue – putting some of the most exciting Brits making waves around the world on the cover and inside our epic cover feature.
Empire celebrates the homegrown talent dominating the world of film (and TV) – with cover stars Emerald Fennell, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Bukky Bakray, and Riz Ahmed. Inside, you’ll find brand new interviews and exclusive shoots with 26 actors and filmmakers making bold, brilliant work right now.
There’s the unstoppable Gemma Chan, the ever-evolving Billie Piper, the singular Francis Lee, the charismatic Henry Golding, the resourceful Rob Savage, and the visionary Remi Weekes. Plus, leading man Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù, the mesmeric Rose Glass, the adaptable Olivia Cooke, sci-fi star Jessica Yu Li Henwick, the electrifying Olly Alexander, the ambitious Weruche Opia, and many, many more...
Read about it on the Empire website.