Joivan Wade has been announced as one of Variety’s ’10 Brit’s to Watch in 2019′ alongside Sainou client Rhianne Barreto.
Variety is partnering with the Newport Beach Film Festival to recognize those selected at the fifth annual Newport Beach U.K. Honours evening. Talent selected include writers, actors, and singers appearing working in all mediums.
“This year marks the fifth year of the Newport Beach Film Festival UK Honours celebrating the best in British cinema and TV. A co-hosted event by Visit Newport Beach and the Newport Beach Film Festival, the annual event brings Southern California’s famous sunshine and aspirational lifestyle to London with a star-studded reception,” said Gary C. Sherwin., president and CEO of Newport Beach & Company. “Furthermore, we are thrilled to partner with Variety for the third year to present its 10 Brits to Watch. Together, we have solidified the UK Honours as one of the top BAFTA weekend events.”
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Joivan Wade is Vic Stone/ Cyborg in DC Universes newest TV series Doom Patrol.
Joivan stars as Isaiah in the 4th instalment of Hollywood franchise The First Purge for Universal and Blumhouse pictures.
He trained at Brit School, and was a member of The National Youth Theatre and rose to prominence in the comedy trio Mandem on the Wall, playing a series regular role in the hit E4 show Youngers.
He has worked alongside comedy legends David Walliams, Catherine Tate and Matt Lucas on BBC series Big School, Walliams and Friend and Pompidou. Joivan also worked with longstanding comedian Sir Lenny Henry in his TV adaption and theatre performance of Rudy’s Rare Records.
Other television credits include BBC crime drama The Interceptor, playing fan favourite Rigsy across two series of Doctor Who and series regular Jordan Johnson in Eastenders.
Film credits include lead roles in The Weekend Movie for Netflix Worldwide, VS. for BBC and Silvertown Films.
Joivan is also co writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 3.2 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.About Sainou
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Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Sainou represents a select list of actors including International industry award winners, household names and some of the finest, young British talent working today.
Clients are represented by agents David Marsden, Paul Martin & James Davies, with assistance from Hermione Halpin & Sophie Rozycka. We work together as a close team covering all media with particular focus on Film, Television and Theatre in both the UK and overseas.