Rhianne Barreto will lead the cast of A24’s untitled Pippa Bianco project.
The film, which A24 will distribute, is based on Bianco’s short film Share, which centered on a teenage girl whose life is torn apart after the release of a disturbing video at her small-town high school. The 11-minute short won prizes at both SXSW and Cannes.
Poorna Jagannathan, Charlie Plummer, J.C. MacKenzie and Lovie Simone also are attached.
Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Matt Parker, Carly Hugo and Tyler Byrne are producing the feature adaptation.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.About Sainou
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