Although it was nominated for Golden Globes in 2009 for her role in Vicky from romantic drama “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” by Woody Allen and she left a good impression of the benefits criticism by police thriller “The Town”, horror “The Awakening” and dramedia “Please Give”, Rebecca Hall was not appreciated at her real value by Hollywood producers until now.
The situation is about to change for London actress of 30 years that has replaced Jessica Chastain in SF action “Iron Man 3″ and these days shooting superhero sequel in North Carolina, her name will be on everyone’s lips after this film will be released on May 3, 2013.
The latest project with which came out the girlfriend of director Sam Mendes is independent comedy “Lay the Favorite”, which was a colleague of Bruce Willis and Vince Vaughn and has received positive reviews from critics after had its premiere at Sundance.
Journalists from Variety notes that Rebecca Hall attracted the attention of director Patrice Leconte (“Mon meilleur ami”, “La fille sur le pont”, “Le mari de la coiffeuse”, “Ridicule”), which has entrusted a role in romantic war drama “The Promise“, the debut in English in a career that spans on 36 years.
“A Promise” is based on the novel “Journey into the Past” of the author Stefan Zweig and places the action before and during World War One, Rebecca Hall wife of a rich man entering in the skin of much older than she, who falls in love for a young engineer with humble origins. Even when the two engage in a torrid affair, World War breaks out and are separated brutally by harsh circumstances, but they do promise to continue to love, even if they can not meet.