Extremely likable, Juana has an "unsinkable Molly Brown" quality: no matter how many problems life throws her, she'll never give up." Having recently starred as Nina in VH1's Daytime Divas, Guaty recently finished work on the Netflix film, Nappily Ever After, directed by Haifaa al-Mansour and co-starring American Gods' Ricky Whittle. Credit: ABC Get Christie Love is an action-packed,[...]
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With the second season of American Gods beginning production soon, star Ricky Whittle is taking on a project that's a little more down to earth — and one that I'm pretty sure doesn't involve being nearly stabbed to death by a sentient tree. Whittle is joining the cast of Nappily Ever After, Netflix's Haifaa Al-Mansour (Mary Shelly)-directed[...]
It's not a humourless issue film or anything of the sort. It's an incredibly universal story expertly told. I was lucky enough to speak to the film's director, Haifaa Al-Mansour, and she had a lot to say about how she created a film that had a message but was also accessible and entertaining. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnKrCn1M-oE[/youtube] Wadjda arrives in UK cinemas on[...]
The first feature-length film from a female Saudi director arrives in UK cinemas with excellent word of mouth and multiple awards.