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Claire Foy and Matt Smith to Reunite, on a Brooklyn Stage
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy and Matt Smith to Reunite, on a Brooklyn Stage

Article taken from The New York Times. Where do royals go once they’ve passed the baton to new heads of state in Buckingham Palace? Brooklyn, apparently. Claire Foy and Matt Smith, who played Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on Netflix’s “The Crown” before a new cast took over for Season 3, will appear opposite each other […]


Claire Foy Steps Into the Spotlight
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Steps Into the Spotlight

Article taken from WSJ. ENGLISH ACTRESS Claire Foy is famous for playing powerful women learning about the limits of their agency: Anne Boleyn in the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novel Wolf Hall; Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the hit Netflix drama The Crown; and, most recently, Lisbeth Salander in The Girl in the Spider’s […]


Claire Foy Just Wants to Play Lisbeth Salander…and Dance
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Just Wants to Play Lisbeth Salander…and Dance

Article taken from GQ. My mom squealed when she learned I was interviewing Claire Foy. So did my mother-in-law. So did my friend who’s obsessed with the British royal family. They all knew her from The Crown, the hit Netflix show about Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the difficult balance of serving a changing country while […]


Claire Foy finds her voice, several times over, with three films out this year
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy finds her voice, several times over, with three films out this year

Article taken from the Los Angeles Times. If there were an Oscar for actor of the year, Claire Foy would be tough to beat. Her previous work in “Breathe” and Netflix’s “The Crown” had already established her as a smart and soulful performer. This year, three films highlight the 34-year-old Brit’s knack for transformation. In […]


Claire Foy: ‘Pain plays a big part in all the characters I play’
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: ‘Pain plays a big part in all the characters I play’

Article taken from The Irish Times. To the Rome Film Festival for the world premiere of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. You picture limousines jockeying for position on the Via Veneto. You imagine some successor to Marcello Mastroianni elbowing his way towards a descendent of Anita Ekberg. You know? Like in La Dolce Vita. The reality is different. It […]


How #MeToo shaped Claire Foy’s take on Lisbeth Salander in ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on How #MeToo shaped Claire Foy’s take on Lisbeth Salander in ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’

Article taken from USA Today. NEW YORK – In “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” Claire Foy trades the upper crust for uppercuts as the fist-throwing, computer-hacking, dragon-tattooed vigilante Lisbeth Salander. Riding a motorcycle and shooting fight scenes for the crime thriller (in theaters Friday), “I ended up doing a lot of the (stunts) myself,” says the actress, […]


Claire Foy wanted her Lisbeth Salander to have a ‘very stripped-back’ look
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy wanted her Lisbeth Salander to have a ‘very stripped-back’ look

Article taken from Entertainment Weekly. Film fans who go to see The Girl in the Spider’s Web will swiftly notice that star Claire Foy’s Lisbeth Salander has a more restrained, less punky look than that of Rooney Mara or Noomi Rapace in the previous movies to feature the Swedish hacker. The decision to give Salander this spare style […]


How ‘The Crown’ Helped Claire Foy Land ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web,’ Even Though the Characters Are Totally Different
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on How ‘The Crown’ Helped Claire Foy Land ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web,’ Even Though the Characters Are Totally Different

Article taken frim IndieWire. Emmy-winning actress Claire Foy is in a persistent state of professional transformation. While most audiences only got hip to the British star’s talents thanks to her two-season turn as Queen Elizabeth on Netflix’s hit series “The Crown,” the star has spent the past couple of years rounding out her resume with a series […]


Claire Foy on Trading Her Crown for a Dragon Tattoo
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy on Trading Her Crown for a Dragon Tattoo

Article taken from the Time. After earning an Emmy for The Crown and Oscar buzz for First Man, the actor dons a dragon tattoo for The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Lisbeth Salander, the punk hacker you play in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, is Queen Elizabeth II’s polar opposite. Did you intentionally take on something totally different after The […]


Claire Foy: The Next Real Deal Who’s Storming Hollywood
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: The Next Real Deal Who’s Storming Hollywood

Article taken from OUT. Claire Foy is smack in the middle of one of the most common movie climaxes: the mad dash to the airport. But instead of chasing the soulmate she nearly let slip away, the British-born actress is simply getting out of Tinseltown. It’s the day after the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, where Foy […]


Claire Foy: ‘The worst mistake of my life’
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: ‘The worst mistake of my life’

Article taken from The Daily Telegraph. IT’S the actor’s paradox: play a character poorly and you’ll never work again, or play it so well you become synonymous with the role — and audiences can’t imagine you doing anything else. Claire Foy knows it well. After her multi-award-winning performance as young Queen Elizabeth in Netflix’s runaway […]


Claire Foy: «Ciò che ammiro in Lisbeth Salander è la volontà di sopravvivere»
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: «Ciò che ammiro in Lisbeth Salander è la volontà di sopravvivere»

Italian article taken from IO Donna. «Non puoi entrare fino in fondo in Lisbeth. Lei è un personaggio quasi infinito», parole di Claire Foy, la nuova Lisbeth Salander, l’hacker giustiziere punk che punisce gli uomini che fanno male alle donne. L’attrice inglese, dai profondi occhi blu, prende il posto di Noomi Rapace e Rooney Mara, protagonista assoluta di Millennium: Quello […]


Claire Foy Opens Up on Politics, Fears and Her Dark Journey From The Queen to Lisbeth Salander
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Opens Up on Politics, Fears and Her Dark Journey From The Queen to Lisbeth Salander

Article taken from The Hollywood Reporter. Take a walking tour of Washington, D.C., with the Emmy winner for ‘The  Crown,’ who now takes on a strikingly different version of female power (and the pressure of a studio franchise) as the tortured hacker in ‘The  Girl in the  Spider’s Web.’ Claire Foy is headed toward the […]


Claire Foy On Leaving The Crown, Becoming Lisbeth Salander & Anxiety
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy On Leaving The Crown, Becoming Lisbeth Salander & Anxiety

Article taken from Net-a-Porter. She battled dissension and betrayal both on- and off-screen amid The Crown’s pay-gap controversy, but CLAIRE FOY says she’s made peace with her “dramatic” life. The actress talks to SUSIE RUSHTON about living with anxiety and finding strength in Lisbeth Salander. The last time millions of us saw Claire Foy was as […]


Claire Foy on Becoming a Mother and Trading Her Crown for a Dragon Tattoo
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy on Becoming a Mother and Trading Her Crown for a Dragon Tattoo

Article taken from Vogue. Strange as it sounds, Claire Foy knows the London canals intimately, she tells me, having once steered a boat through the longest of their tunnels and somehow come out the other side. The two of us are standing on an embankment in Camden, in north-central London, toward the summer’s end. In another age, […]


The girl in the crown – Meet Claire Foy
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on The girl in the crown – Meet Claire Foy

Article taken from the Scandinavian Traveler. Claire Foy says she gets bored easily. She’s stepped down from her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the hugely successful Netflix show The Crown to play Swedish iconoclast Lisbeth Salander. The two roles couldn’t be more different. A few years ago, Claire Foy was a slightly famous actor […]


Claire Foy: ‘My anxiety was a tool to survive’
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: ‘My anxiety was a tool to survive’

Article taken from The Guardian. Claire Foy has the heebie-jeebies. The actor, who until last year played a young Elizabeth II in the Netflix drama The Crown, has spent the last few hours being photographed in a studio in London. It’s a nondescript building that sits between a janitorial supply store and a tinned tomato factory, […]


Claire Foy: «Non sono mai stata né la più carina né la più brava ma ero determinata»
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: «Non sono mai stata né la più carina né la più brava ma ero determinata»

Italian article taken from IO Donna. Berlino, studi Babelsberg. Claire Foy è seduta su una sedia con i polsi legati. Non si può muovere. Sta subendo l’interrogatorio di un uomo che per il momento vediamo solo di spalle. Una goccia di sudore le scende dalla fronte lungo la guancia destra. Lo fissa intensamente negli occhi prima che da […]


Claire Foy talks The Crown pay controversy: ‘I’m not surprised people went, “That’s a bit odd”‘
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy talks The Crown pay controversy: ‘I’m not surprised people went, “That’s a bit odd”‘

Article taken from Entertainment Weekly. Claire Foy has told EW that she is “not surprised” the news that she got paid less than costar Matt Smith for appearing on Netflix’s The Crown became such a big story. On March 13, Variety reported that executives at Left Bank Pictures, the production company behind The Crown, revealed at a conference in Jerusalem that Smith, […]


The Crown’s Claire Foy battled eye tumour and arthritis as a teen and almost became a widow during her rise to fame
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on The Crown’s Claire Foy battled eye tumour and arthritis as a teen and almost became a widow during her rise to fame

Article taken from The Sun. RECLINING serenely on the fold-out cover of Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue, Claire Foy looks entirely at home alongside Robert De Niro, Nicole Kidman, Tom Hanks and Harrison Ford. Having won a Golden Globe last year for her plummy-voiced portrayal of the Queen in Netflix TV series The Crown, the 33-year-old British […]


Claire Foy looks back on her reign as Queen Elizabeth II
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy looks back on her reign as Queen Elizabeth II

Article taken from Entertainment Weekly. Claire Foy made Peter Morgan’s job easy. As Queen Elizabeth II on The Crown, the 33-year-old actress delivered a Golden Globe-winning performance the show’s creator says he depended on throughout the first two seasons of the Netflix period drama. “I don’t have to give her fireworks to make her feel like […]


Interview with The Crown’s Claire Foy
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Interview with The Crown’s Claire Foy

Article taken from The Guardian. Losing out on a Bafta for the second year in a row was, Claire Foy insists, one of the best moments of her career. She was up for best actress for her role as Elizabeth II in The Crown, and was widely expected to win – but the moment came, and […]


Claire Foy on the Second Season of The Crown, Going Blonde, and Early Bedtimes
August 25, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy on the Second Season of The Crown, Going Blonde, and Early Bedtimes

Article taken from Vogue. What happens to an actress once she has played the queen? Does some magisterial DNA rub off on her? Helen Mirren, Kristin Scott Thomas, Judi Dench have all been appointed dames. Only Cate Blanchett, who so magnificently illuminated Elizabeth II’s namesake, Elizabeth I, is yet to receive a title. But since she’s an […]


Claire Foy: «Io, la regina di The Crown, che per campare facevo la cassiera»
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: «Io, la regina di The Crown, che per campare facevo la cassiera»

Italian article taken from IO Donna. La mia è una di quelle “famiglione” chiassose lontanissime dal mondo dello spettacolo, poco cinema, molti reality show: così, quando all’università uno dei suoi professori le suggerì di studiare recitazione, Claire Foy ricorda di essere stata a dir poco titubante: «Io non ci pensavo proprio, ma oggi sono felice di averlo fatto», […]


The queen of the small screen goes big
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on The queen of the small screen goes big

Article taken from Independent.ie As someone who studied history to post-graduate level, reads history books for fun and gobbles up historical fiction, I was beside myself with excitement when I heard the BBC was dramatising Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, the Man Booker Award winner 2009. Transferring beloved books onto both the big screen and the […]


How The Crown revived our love for the Queen
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on How The Crown revived our love for the Queen

Article taken from GQ. A quarter of a century on from her ‘annus horribilis’, the revived popularity of Elizabeth II is a phenomenon felt all over the world. Ahead of its second series, Marion Van Renterghem of French Vanity Fair visits the set of Netflix’s mega-budget global sensation The Crown. My source wears a black suit and dull-red tie. He […]


Claire Foy Breaks Her Silence On Playing Lisbeth Salander
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Breaks Her Silence On Playing Lisbeth Salander

Article taken from Nylon. Last month, it was announced that Claire Foy would be playing everyone’s favorite Swedish cyberpunk Lisbeth Salander in the upcoming adaptation of The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Landing the coveted role caps off a breakout year for the 33-year-old-British actress, a year in which she also won a Golden Globe for her role […]


‘Breathe’s Claire Foy On Lessons Gleaned From Inspirational True-Life Story — The Contenders London
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on ‘Breathe’s Claire Foy On Lessons Gleaned From Inspirational True-Life Story — The Contenders London

Article taken from Deadline. Breaking out with a Golden Globe win and an accompanying Emmy nomination for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in critically acclaimed Netflix drama series The Crown, Claire Foy has quickly risen through the ranks to become one of the most well known and busiest actresses not only in the UK, but in the […]


Claire Foy, From ‘Crown’ Jewels To Golden Globe And Beyond
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy, From ‘Crown’ Jewels To Golden Globe And Beyond

Article taken from Deadline. Inspired by UK playwright Peter Morgan’s critically acclaimed 2013 play The Audience—which enjoyed a brief but successful Broadway run in 2015—The Crown proved a surprise hit for Netflix when the series debuted in November of last year. Starting with the marriage of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to Prince Philip in 1947, a scant few […]


Claire Foy Talks ‘The Crown’ Feminist Backlash, Queen Elizabeth’s Drinking Habits
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Talks ‘The Crown’ Feminist Backlash, Queen Elizabeth’s Drinking Habits

Article taken from The Wrap. By the time you read this, Claire Foy’s reign as Queen Elizabeth II will be over. She’s just wrapped the second season of the lush Netflix drama “The Crown,” and QEII will be played by a different actress as the show skips a few decades ahead for season three. But […]


Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip next face the ‘60s in ‘The Crown,’ says Claire Foy, and they don’t handle it well
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip next face the ‘60s in ‘The Crown,’ says Claire Foy, and they don’t handle it well

Article taken from Los Angeles Times. Claire Foy has spent most of the last two years playing Queen Elizabeth for the Emmy-nominated Netflix period drama “The Crown,” wearing tiaras and tartan, acting with the utmost reserve and enduring loads of questions about whether playing a monarch improves one’s posture. On the latter front, Foy laughs […]


Nicole Kidman and Claire Foy on Formidable Female Roles and Collaborating With Male Showrunners
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Nicole Kidman and Claire Foy on Formidable Female Roles and Collaborating With Male Showrunners

Article taken from Variety. “It’s six degrees of separation,” said Nicole Kidman, of her connection to Claire Foy. The two women had gotten to know each other when Kidman was on stage in London with Foy’s husband, Stephen Campbell Moore, in a production of “Photograph 51.” But it’s their TV roles that have everyone talking — Kidman as […]


Claire Foy Talks Moving on From ‘The Crown’: “It’ll Go on and Have Another Life
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Talks Moving on From ‘The Crown’: “It’ll Go on and Have Another Life

Article taken from The Hollywood Reporter. The actress chats with THR about parting ways with the role of Queen Elizabeth, which the Netflix drama will recast next season. When Claire Foy signed up to star in The Crown, she knew she’d only be playing Queen Elizabeth for two seasons. But the news may have come as […]


The Crown star Claire Foy celebrates Emmy nod, teases ‘completely different’ season 2
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on The Crown star Claire Foy celebrates Emmy nod, teases ‘completely different’ season 2

Article taken from Entertainment Weekly. She already has the crown — but will she take the Emmy too? Thursday morning, Claire Foy received an Emmy nomination for her performance in Netflix drama The Crown, where she plays Queen Elizabeth II. EW caught up with the actress to see how she reacted to the news. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: This is […]


The Crown’s Claire Foy On the Struggles of Being a New Mom and an Actress
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on The Crown’s Claire Foy On the Struggles of Being a New Mom and an Actress

Article taken from W Magazine. Claire Foy was fairly unknown until 2016, when she changed everyone’s idea of royalty with her role as a coming-of-age Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s The Crown. Foy, who won both the SAG and Golden Globe awards for Best Actress in a Drama, has now proved that she is a star. Here, the British actress talks […]


Claire Foy Doesn’t Believe the Queen Watches The Crown
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy Doesn’t Believe the Queen Watches The Crown

Article taken from Vanity Fair. Like the no-nonsense monarch she plays on The Crown, Claire Foy has a finely tuned B.S. radar. And the actress doesn’t believe recent news reports that Queen Elizabeth has spent Saturday nights at Windsor Castle bingeing Foy’s Netflix show about her early days as Queen. Foy recently spoke with Vanity Fair about what to expect from The Crown’s […]


The Crown’s Claire Foy on Queen Elizabeth’s Corgis, Season 2, and Princess Margaret’s Affair
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on The Crown’s Claire Foy on Queen Elizabeth’s Corgis, Season 2, and Princess Margaret’s Affair

Article taken from Vanity Fair. I you have not yet watched Netflix’s The Crown, the upcoming holiday weekend is the perfect chance to start. The sumptuous 10-episode series, from Stephen Daldry and Peter Morgan, stars British actress Claire Foy as a young Queen Elizabeth ascending the throne decades before she expected to. Foy does a […]


‘The Crown’ Star Claire Foy On Playing the Young Queen Elizabeth, Raising a Newborn, and Having More Fun as a Blonde
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on ‘The Crown’ Star Claire Foy On Playing the Young Queen Elizabeth, Raising a Newborn, and Having More Fun as a Blonde

Article taken from Yahoo. If you’ve watched even just an episode or two of Netflix’s The Crown, you’ve likely already fallen under its spell — lush sets, elaborate costumes, stunning cinematography (it’s rumored to be one of the most expensive shows ever produced), but what gives the show its pathos is lead actress Claire Foy, who […]


Claire Foy: an actor bringing a subtle talent to majestic roles
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy: an actor bringing a subtle talent to majestic roles

Article taken from the Guardian. Some castings seem so obvious in retrospect. Pictures released this week show Claire Foy playing Queen Elizabeth II on her wedding day in 1947, and just as you cannot picture the older Elizabeth as anyone other than Helen Mirren, when The Crown, an ambitious 60-part Netflix drama, comes out next year, the […]


Claire Foy interview: The ‘Wolf Hall’ star on politics in the Tudor court and Hollywood
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy interview: The ‘Wolf Hall’ star on politics in the Tudor court and Hollywood

Article taken from the Independent. Claire Foy has been thinking about babies a lot recently. The reason is plain as soon as the 30-year-old walks into her publicist’s office. She’s unmistakably, gloriously pregnant (her first child with new husband and fellow actor Stephen Campbell Moore), and, with my own new parenthood looming imminently, I can’t […]


‘White Heat’ Claire Foy, Sam Claflin Q&A: ‘It’s an emotional journey’
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on ‘White Heat’ Claire Foy, Sam Claflin Q&A: ‘It’s an emotional journey’

Article taken from Digital Spy. Here at Digital Spy, we’re a little bit excited about BBC Two’s brand new drama White Heat! The show focuses on seven students living in a house together in the 1960s… then follows them as they grow up! We’ll be bringing you chats with the cast every day until the show airs, […]


Claire Foy – ‘The Night Watch’ interview
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on Claire Foy – ‘The Night Watch’ interview

Article taken from indieLondon. We speak to Claire Foy who plays Helen in the BBC drama The Night Watch. Based on the novel by Sarah Waters the drama centres on the interwoven stories of four women before, during and after the Second World War. Here Claire talks about period dramas, sex scenes and working with so many of […]


‘The Night Watch’: Claire Foy, Jodie Whittaker interview
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on ‘The Night Watch’: Claire Foy, Jodie Whittaker interview

Article taken from Digital Spy. BBC Two’s been having a stellar run of drama recently, and the latest show aiming to capture the attention of the British public is The Night Watch. Based on the novel by Sarah Waters – she of Tipping The Velvet fame – the film focuses on the lives of several women living in […]


‘Upstairs Downstairs’ Interview – Claire Foy plays Lady Persephone Towyn
August 24, 2020    Comments Off on ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ Interview – Claire Foy plays Lady Persephone Towyn

Article taken from BBC. How would you describe Lady Persie? Persie’s a funny one. She’s selfish, headstrong, rude and a bit ditsy at the same time. She’s a bit troublesome. But she’s also charming, and doesn’t really mean anyone harm. She does some terrible things, but for some reason you can’t help but like her. […]