Entertainment & Arts

Killing Eve's Jodie Comer named Hollywood rising star

Jodie Comer, Letitia Wright and Florence Pugh Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption British actresses Jodie Comer, Letitia Wright and Florence Pugh are on the Hollywood Reporter list

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer has been named on Hollywood Reporter's list of Rising Young Stars.

The industry magazine also has British actresses Letitia Wright [Black Panther] and Florence Pugh [The Little Drummer Girl] on their Next Gen Talent list.

The magazine describes them as those "whom everyone in the industry is clamouring to work with".

Killing Eve was a hit in the US on BBC America before it was shown in the UK.

Comer, who is filming season two of the Phoebe Waller-Bridge drama told the magazine:

"I've never been a part of a show that has had this huge of a response."

Image copyright Marvel Studios
Image caption Lupita Nyong'o [L] starred alongside Letitia Wright in Black Panther

Wright also starred in Avengers: Infinity War and was Emmy-nominated for her role on Black Mirror: Black Museum.

She was also previously chosen as one of Bafta's 19 Breakthrough Brits in 2015.

Florence Pugh is currently on our TV screens starring in John le Carre's The Little Drummer Girl and will play Amy March in Greta Gerwig's Little Women.

Image caption Killing Eve was made by BBC America and shown there first

Twenty young stars are on the list of Hollywood's "most promising young actors."

"These 20 rising stars are among the blockbuster breakouts and small-screen discoveries who are shaking up the industry," the magazine says.

Lana Condor and Noah Centineo, stars of the hit Netflix film To All The Boys I've Loved Before, also make the list.

Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption To All The Boys I've Loved Before was a big hit on Netflix

Among others on the list are Crazy Rich Asians star Sonoya Mizuno and Mena Massoud, who has been cast as Aladdin alongside Will Smith in Guy Ritchie's live-action remake of Aladdin.

Also on the list are Black Panther star Winston Duke, as well as Stephan James, who stars in Barry Jenkins' Moonlight follow-up If Beale Street Could Talk. The film has already earned him Oscar buzz.

The full list is here.

Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. If you have a story suggestion email entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk.

Related Topics

More on this story

Around the BBC