Elise     April 14, 2018     No Comments

I have finally updated our gallery with over 470 high-quality screen captures of Jodie as Villanelle in “Killing Eve” (S01E01 — “Nice Face“). It’s so nice to see Jodie playing such a different role! Episode 2 (“I’ll Deal With Him Later”) will air tomorrow evening on BBC America.

Elise     April 14, 2018     No Comments

VF — The first time Jodie Comer met Phoebe Waller-Bridge wasn’t when she auditioned for a role on her BBC America show Killing Eve, but rather months before, at a party for the BAFTAs. It was hours into the night—the glamour was coming undone, the booze was flowing, and Comer and Waller-Bridge were both drunk and making frothy party chatter.

I didn’t know nottin’ about Killing Eve,” Comer recalls in her thick Liverpudlian accent. “Then my audition came along and I was like”—her voice drops into a dramatic whisper—“Oh my God, I was so drunk that night. This is really awkward.

Comer, who previously starred in the mini-series The White Princess and Thirteen, was up for the role of Villanelle, a sociopathic Russian assassin who taunts an M.I.5 agent (the titular Eve, played by Sandra Oh) and carries out kills all over Europe. She got the part about a week after her second audition and immediately set about building the character with Waller-Bridge, who cheerfully remembered her from that drunken BAFTAs night. The two sat down at a restaurant and worked on Villanelle’s timeline: where was she born? Who is her family? Why does she live by herself in Paris? Why does she kill?

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Comer is slightly tickled by the prospect that people in the real world might be afraid of her, thinking of the violent Villanelle when they see her out and about. But she also hopes that people secretly root for the bad girl with a broken past. “It’s hard not to like her a little bit, I hope,” she says. “I’ll be interested to see the reaction to her because, essentially, she is a villain—but is she?

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Elise     April 14, 2018     No Comments

Back on Sunday (April 8), Jodie attended the “Killing Eve” Pink Carpet Arrivals during the 1st Cannes International Series Festival in Cannes, France. High-quality images are now available in our gallery.

Elise     April 14, 2018     No Comments

Backstage — Answering a work call on vacation can ruin a getaway. In Jodie Comer’s case, it meant cutting a family trip to Barcelona short when she picked up the phone to learn she was needed in Los Angeles for a callback—immediately.

That interruption led to another call, one that meant her vacation availability for the foreseeable future would be greatly diminished: She had landed the role of Villanelle, a mercurial assassin on the upcoming “Killing Eve,” a BBC America series from “Fleabag” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

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What I love about Villanelle is that she’s so many characters in one. She puts on these different personas, so sometimes it was like playing different people intertwined,” Comer says over lunch at the Crosby Hotel in New York City. And while climbing the drainpipe of a Tuscan estate house and speaking Italian and French—plus English with a Russian accent—was not easy, the role provided access points for the British talent: “She reminded me of an actress; that’s how I approached her,” she says. “She sees dressing up, the languages and everything, as a challenge. She will take so much time in making sure a persona she’s putting on is perfect for what she needs to do.

Comer brings a duality to Villanelle that allows her to stand out in one scene and intentionally blend in in another. “I wanted her to be someone you could walk past in the street and not notice, because that is the truth of it—you shouldn’t be able to pick someone like her out,” she says.

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Elise     April 14, 2018     No Comments

Back on April 4, Jodie attended both the AOL Build Series for “Killing Eve” and the “Killing Eve” SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening and Q&A in order to promote the show that premiered on Sunday on BBC America. High-quality images have finally been added to our gallery — sorry for the delay!


Elise     April 6, 2018     No Comments

Variety — BBC America has renewed “Killing Eve” just days before its scheduled premiere.

A dramatic thriller revolving around a psychopathic assassin and the woman charged with hunting her down, “Killing Eve” stars Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer. The series, from executive producer Phoebe Waller-Bridge, is based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, and is set to debut April 8.

This show has the thunder of women on both sides of the chase in Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer and, importantly, behind the camera with the lavishly brilliant Phoebe Waller-Bridge,” said BBC America president Sarah Barnett. “The early response to ‘Killing Eve’ has been incredible — for that reason, as well as the fact that we wholeheartedly love this original, funny, thrillingly entertaining series, we are delighted to move ahead with a second season before we even premiere.

“Killing Eve” is produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd and distributed by Endeavor Content. In addition to Waller-Bridge, executive producers are Sally Woodward Gentle and Lee Morris. Oh serves as associate producer. The series was acquired in the U.K. by the BBC, and was sold to HBO Europe in Central and Eastern Europe, Iberia, and Scandinavia. Among other early buyers are Israeli pay-TV platform Hot and Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ.