Sarah Amankwah: Northern Skies

Date - 6 November, 2012, All News Film

Sarah Amankwah is currently shooting the feature film Northern Skies, which stars Brad Pitt and is directed by Marc Forster.

The post-apocalypytic horror film is based on the book World War Z by Max Brooks, with screenplay written by Damon Lindelof and Matthew Michael Carnahan.

Brad Pitt plays a United Nations employee, who travels around the world in a race against time to stop the outbreak of a Zombie pandemic sweeping the continents.

Overview

Sarah Amankwah trained at the Manchester School of Theatre. She is part of Shakespeare's Globes first repertory company, The Globe Ensemble.

Theatre credits include Doctor Faustus at Shakespeare's Globe, The Crucible and The Skriker at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and she played Shenzi in The Lion King at The Lyceum Theatre. She played Filch in the National Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera, and Venticello in Amadeus (National Theatre).

Recent screen credits include ITV crime drama Marcella and World War Z for Paramount.

Sarah is a member of the Imaginarium In-House Repertory Company. Founded in 2011 by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish, The Repertory Company is made up of in-house actors trained in performance capture.

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