‘I was a very boring young girl,’ announces actress Felicity Jones cheerfully. I find that hard to believe. The engaging Birmingham actress, who got her start as a teenager playing Emma Grundy on The Archers and stars opposite Ralph Fiennes as Charles Dickens’s secret mistress in her latest film, The Invisible Woman, strikes me as anything but dull. But she insists: ‘It’s true, I was very earnest and focused from quite a young age – and geeky.’
Geeky is not a word that springs to mind either, observing the wide-eyed actress, who is 30 but looks 20, when we meet on a snowy New York afternoon at the hip Bowery Hotel. Felicity has modelled for Burberry and today is luminous in a Band of Outsiders blazer over a crisp white shirt and J Brand jeans.
‘At school I was called a swot. I always thought that if you just put your head down and got on with work you’d get away with far more [mischief] than if you were being explicitly naughty, so I studied,’ says Felicity.
Her mother, who worked in advertising, and father, a journalist, split up when she was three and Felicity lived in Bournville with her mother and older brother. ‘I’d see my dad every other weekend; I’ve always had a relationship with both of my parents.’ A stellar pupil at the girls’ school she attended, Felicity studied drama at an after-school workshop, began acting professionally aged 11 and landed the role on The Archers four years later. She won a place at Wadham College, Oxford, where her time was divided between literary pursuits (‘my passion was Virginia Woolf’) and her flourishing career.
I have just added 245 HD screen captures of Felicity as Edmée from her 2009 film Chéri tp the gallery.
Film Productions > Chéri (2009) > Screen Captures (Blu-Ray)
Felicity Jones is in negotiations to star in Rosaline, Universal’s comedic and revisionist take on Romeo & Juliet, which Alex Timbers will direct.
Shawn Levy is producing via his 21 Laps shingle and the script is being penned by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the duo who wrote (500) Days of Summer.
Rosaline is set in the classic period of the play but uses modern language as it tells the story from the viewpoint of Rosaline, Romeo’s first love, whom he dumps for her cousin, Juliet. The project has been compared to Wicked, the Wizard of Oz-based musical, in the sense that it tells a classic story from a different perspective.
The project is based on the novel When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, published in 2012 by Simon Pulse.
Jones, a British actress who broke through in the U.S. with the Sundance hit Like Crazy, stars with Ralph Fiennes in The Invisible Woman, currently in theaters. She has wrapped a series of films, among them The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and True Story, with Jonah Hill and James Franco.
The UK premiere for Felicity’s new film The Invisible Women is currently taking place in London, and so far we have over 60 HQ photos from the event – big thanks to Luciana for several of the photos! I’ve also added the missing pictures from the Girls Season 3 premiere that took place on the 15th.
Over 250 HD screen captures of Felicity from her 2011 comedy romance Hysteria have now been added to the gallery. Enjoy!
Film Productions > Hysteria (2011) > Screen Captures (Blu-Ray)
Felicity’s drama Breathe In is set to be released in the US on March 28, and so a new trailer and poster have been released. You can watch the trailer below, and view the poster up in the gallery.
Felicity has a lovely new interview and photoshoot in February’s issue of UK Vogue, and scans have now been added to the gallery (courtesy of TFS), along with HQ untagged version of the shoot. Enjoy!
Back in 2009, Felicity starred in a TV mini-series based upon the diary of Anne Frank, playing the role of Anne’s sister Margot. Over 300 HD screen captures have now been added to the gallery.
TV Productions > The Diary of Anne Frank (2009) > Screen Captures (Blu-Ray)
Felicity has appeared on Total Film’s list of the 50 Most Exciting Actors of 2014, and here’s what they had to say:
#27 Felicity Jones
The Exciting Actor: Jones won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2011 for her role in Like Crazy and has been making interesting movie choices ever since, including Albatross, Hysteria and Ralph Fiennes’ upcoming Dickens movie The Invisible Woman.
Why 2014 Could Be Their Year: Jones has been teasing us about her role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 all year, and she’s still doing it.
Will she play Black Cat? If anybody was perfect for the role, it’s Jones. Fingers crossed.
Happy New Year to all our lovely visitors! Here’s to a brand new year filled with lots of Felicity-related goodness, including the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, where we will finally discover if Fliss is the rumoured Black Cat! For now, here are some HD screen captures from her guest appearance in the season 4 episode of Doctor Who, titled ‘The Unicorn and the Wasp’. Enjoy!
TV Productions > Doctor Who (2008) > 4.07 – The Unicorn and the Wasp