On the occasion of the release of “Bal de l’enfer”, a small focus on Nathalie Emmanuel, who plays the heroine of this vampiric thriller directed by Jessica M. Thompson (“The Light of the Moon”).
Revealed by her role as Missandei in Game Of Thrones, Nathalie Emmanuel subsequently distinguished herself in films that were often very lucrative, such as the last three Fast & Furious. This week, she holds for the first time the top of the poster of a feature film. It’s about ball from hella horror thriller where his character tries to survive after being invited to a wedding that could not be more macabre…
Born in 1989, in Southend-on-Sea, near London, Nathalie Emmanuel took acting lessons very early on. She plays in plays like “The Lion King”, where she plays Nala. Wanting to become an actress, she found her first role in 2006 in the soap Hollyoaks, which follows the setbacks of a gang of young people. For four years, she camps Sasha Valentine, who is trying to overcome her drug addiction.
The actress then appeared in an episode of Misfits in 2011, a series featuring five young delinquents who suddenly find themselves endowed with superpowers.
It was in 2013 that her career took off, when she was chosen to slip into the skin of Missandei, a slave freed by Daenerys Targaryen in season 3 of Game Of Thrones. The Khaleesi takes her under her wing to make her her personal assistant and adviser. This character is gradually gaining momentum and becomes a regular from season five until the eighth and final season.
The following year, Nathalie Emmanuel began her career on the big screen by playing alongside Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnsoncomputer scientist Ramsey in Fast & Furious 7. When it was released, the blockbuster made more than $1.5 billion in worldwide revenue, and thus became one of the ten biggest hits of all time. She reprized her role in Fast & Furious 8 (2017) and Fast & Furious 9 (2021).
At the same time, she joined the cast of The Labyrinth: The Scorched Earth (2015) and The Labyrinth: The Death Cure (2018), second and third opus of the post-apocalyptic saga for teenagers born from the pen of the novelist James Dashner. The native of Southend-on-Sea embodies Harriet, charismatic leader of a group of young women from Group B, who knows how to be respected while being fair.
After the stop of Game of Thrones, in 2019, Nathalie Emmanuel plays the heroine of Four weddings and a funeralan anthology series adapted from the cult romantic comedy from 1994 led by Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell. She also plays a regular character in Die Hartwhere a fictional version of the energetic comedian Kevin Hart tries to land the role of his life in an action movie.
Not forgetting the cinema, Nathalie Emmanuel tastes the film of zombies with Army of Thieves for Netflix. But above all, she slips into the skin of the heroine of Le Bal de l’enfer, a young woman who discovers, on the death of her mother, that she has a cousin whom she did not know existed. Invited by her new family to a lavish wedding, she quickly finds herself confronted by seductive bloodthirsty vampires…
In May 2023, the actress will reprise her role as Ramsey in FastXalongside his companions Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson and Ludacris. Soon, she will also be starring in the adventure film Arthur the King with Mark Wahlberg and boxing biopic Benn/Eubank. Finally, Nathalie Emmanuel is also announced in the casting of the promising fresco that we are preparing Francis Ford Coppola : Megalopolis.