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Anya to Host “Saturday Night Live”

NBC announced that Anya will host the last episode of the 46th season of Saturday Night Live! The episode will air on May 22nd.

26th Annual Critics Choice Awards

26th Annual Critics Choice Awards

Congratulations to Anya and The Queen’s Gambit cast and crew! Anya took home the “Best Actress in a Limited Series” award, and The Queen’s Gambit won “Best Limited Series.”

Anya attended the socially-distanced 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards via Zoom (March 07). Check out the photos of Anya accepting the award (via Zoom), and the stunning portraits below!


“The Queen’s Gambit” Date Announcement (Teaser)

Are you a pawn or a queen? The Queen’s Gambit, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, only on Netflix on October 23rd.

Anya Joins “The Northman”

Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård, Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe In Talks To Lead ‘The Northman’ From Robert Eggers

DEADLINEBREAKING: Robert Eggers, the director behind the critically acclaimed horror film, The Witch, has potentially assembled a starry cast for his latest project, The Northman, set up at New Regency. Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgård, The Witch’s Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Skarsgård, and Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe are in talks to star this film, which is being produced by Lars Knudsen (Hereditary, Midsommar).

The pic is described as Viking revenge saga set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century. Eggers penned the screenplay with Icelandic poet and novelist, Sjón.

New Regency co-financed Eggers’ soon-to-be-released ghost drama The Lighthouse, also starring Dafoe as well as Robert Pattinson. The black and white feature was named best movie at Cannes’ Critics Week and Directors’ Fortnight by the International Federation of Film Critics.

Anya Star in “The Queen’s Gambit” at Netflix

Anya Taylor-Joy to Star in ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Limited Series at Netflix

VARIETY – Netflix has put out an order for a new limited series, “The Queen’s Gambit,” starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Variety has learned.

Based on Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel of the same name, the six-episode show will be set during the Cold War era and will follow orphan chess prodigy Beth Harmon (Taylor-Joy) from the age of eight to twenty-two, as she struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.

Two-time Oscar nominee Scott Frank, who created the Netflix show “Godless” and wrote the screenplay for the 2017 movie “Logan,” will serve as writer, director, and executive producer on the series. “The Talented Mr Ripley” producer William Horberg will executive produce, alongside Allan Scott who will co-write the show.

Taylor-Joy, who is best known for playing Casey Cooke in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” and “Split,” is repped by CAA, Troika, and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson. In 2015, she starred in the chilling horror film “The Witch.”

A film adaptation of “The Queen’s Gambit” was in the works in 2007, with Heath Ledger set to make his directorial debut and Ellen Page in line to star. However, the project was shelved after Ledger’s death in January, 2008.

Tevis’s other novels include “The Man Who Fell To Earth,” which has been adapted for both film and television, “The Hustler,” which was adapted into the 1961 movie starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason, and its sequel “The Color Of Money,” which was lossely adapted for the big screen in 1986 by Martin Scorsese.