Rhianne Barreto: Hanna (Amazon)

Date - 3 April, 2019, All News Streaming Services Television

Rhianne Barreto stars as series regular Sophie in new Amazon series Hanna.

In equal parts high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, Hanna follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl raised in the forest, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.

Hanna is based on the 2011 action film starring actress Saoirse Ronan that was directed by Atonement’s Joe Wright. The film’s screenwriter, David Farr is also the writer behind the new Amazon series Hanna. Read on to find out more about Hanna on Amazon Prime Video.

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Overview

Rhianne was born and raised in West London and trained at the The Brit School and National Youth Theatre.

Since graduating she has worked with companies such as the BBC and Film4 in the UK. Most recently she worked with Amazon Studios and Working Title on their new high-concept, coming-of-age series, Hanna, playing lead role Sophie (March 2019 release).

She is the star of A24 and HBO's upcoming feature film Share, which is based on writer/director Pippa Bianco’s short of the same name and won the top Cinefondation Selection prize at Cannes in 2015. Rhianne won a Grand Jury Prize for Acting at Sundance Festival 2019 which marked the film’s world premiere.

She was announced as one of Variety's 10 Brits to Watch and in 2018 she was announced as one of Screen Daily's Stars of Tomorrow, hand selected from an extensive list of outstanding up and coming British talent.

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