Samara attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards
Yesterday (March 04), Samara and her “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” co-stars attended the 90th Annual Academy Awards! The awards were held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and is the most anticipated night of the award season. Samara looked incredible in a gorgeous dress by Schiaparelli, and has received several mentions as one of the best dressed of the evening! Our gallery has been updated with several gorgeous photos of Sam at the red carpet.
Three Billboards was nominated for a total of 7 awards – Best Actress (Frances McDormand – WON), Best Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell – WON), Best Supporting Actor (Woody Harrelson), Best Picture (went to “The Shape of Water”), Best Original Music Score (Carter Burwell – went to Alexandre Desplat for “The Shape of Water”), Best Original Screenplay (Martin McDonagh – went to Jordan Peele for “Get Out”) and Best Film Editing (Jon Gregory – went to Lee Smith for “Dunkirk”). Big congratulations to all winners, and a special congrats to Samara’s co-stars Frances and Sam!
Samara for Women’s Health Australia (April 2018)
Samara is the April 2018 cover girl of the Australian magazine Women’s Health! Her cover and spread were photographed by the very talented photographer Steven Chee. Stay tuned for digital magazine scans and outtakes as soon as the magazine hits the stands! Make sure to pick up your own copy if you’re in Australia.
Qantas Magazine’s QStyle March 2018 Magazine Scans
As written in our previous post, Samara is the covergirl of Qantas Magazine‘s QStyle issue this month. Following the beautiful photoshoot outtakes added yesterday, I have now added high quality digital scans of the spread to our gallery! I have also typed up the article, which you can read below. Samara discusses rising to fame, the hardest parts of being an actress, her hometown Sydney and her current hometown Los Angeles.
Samara Weaving is the type of person who’d bristle at the word “journey”. But if anyone’s been on one, it’s her. The 26-year-old niece of acclaimed Australian actor Hugo Weaving was born in Adelaide and raised all over Asia and Europe by her academic parents before spending four years on the fictional streets of Home and Away’s Summer Bay (like Isla Fisher and Chris Hemsworth before her). Since then she’s ping-ponged between Australia and the United States, officially relocating to Los Angeles after landing the lead role (of a murderous babysitter) in Netflix’s 2017 horror-comedy smash The Babysitter.A buzz has trailed Weaving ever since,growing louder after her small but memorable part in the awards-season steamroller Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,Missouri opposite Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. Then there was her on-point portrayal of an irritatingly perfect girlfriend in the breakout hit SMILF (the second season is currently in production), a raw and honest dramedy about a twenty something single mum. Later this year, Weaving will star as ill-fated schoolgirl Irma Leopold in the television adaptation of Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock alongside Game of Thrones alum Natalie Dormer – a series so hotly anticipated that it sparked a network bidding war in the US. On an increasingly rare visit home, Weaving took time out to dress up and talk shop.
You’ve become very visible very quickly…
Once I’d booked The Babysitter– which was on The Black List [a list of the most hyped but as-yet-unproduced scripts in Hollywood] for years – it felt like I finally had my foot in the door. I’ve been in the industry for 10 years and not having to jump through as many hoops when it comes to auditions is really refreshing.
Samara by Steven Chee for Quantas Magazine
Samara is the covergirl for Qantas Magazine’s QStyle issue this month! The magazine features a stunning new photoshoot of Samara, once again done by the talented Steven Chee. Our gallery has been updated with some really stunning high quality photos from the shoot – one of my personal favorites of Samara’s! Her styling was done by Mikey Ayoubi, and her make-up by Filomena Natoli. We’ll have high quality magazine scans up soon…
Who is Samara Weaving: Get to know the Summer Bay babe that’s taking Hollywood by storm
Now to love – Meet the blonde beauty taking over Hollywood. Many of you would have noticed a familiar face popping up throughout the 2018 award aeason. That lady is none other than homegrown beauty Samara Weaving. And you can bet that by the end of the year, she’ll be one of the most recognisable faces in Hollywood.
Who is Samara Weaving?
The 25-year-old, who was born on the 23rd February, 1992 in Adelaide, is an Australian model and actress. She grew up all across the globe in countries like Singapore, Fiji and Indonesia, before completing her high school education in the ACT at Canberra Girls Grammar School.
Samara is the oldest daughter of filmmaker Simon Weaving and it’s clear showbiz runs in the family with her sister Morgan Weaving also an actress while her uncle is famous Australian star, Hugo Weaving.
How did Samara Weaving become famous?
The actress landed her first role in 2008 on the Aussie series Out Of The Blue. A year later she became a household name when she cast as Indigo “Indi” Walker on Home and Away. She was such a popular character, the show promoted her to the main cast in 2010.
Samara scored many professional nods for the role including a nomination Audience Choice Award for Best Female Performance in a Television Drama at the inaugural AACTA Awards in 2012. The now-25-year-old decided to wrap up her time in Summer Bay for the brighter shores of Hollywood, in July 2013.
Inside her modelling, films and rise to international fame
In 2012, Samara became one of the brand ambassadors for Bonds underwear. Aussies will remember her iconic 2014 Bonds campaign with surfer Owen Wright. The former Home and Away beauty also starred in a few local films including 2013’s Mystery Road, alongside her uncle Hugo Weaving and 2016’s thriller Bad Girl.
She started gaining international attention in 2015 after being cast in a reoccurring role as Heather in the first season of Ash vs Evil Dead. Showing she can play an array of characters, the actress was singer Charlie Puth’s love interest in his 2017 hist song, Attention.
Hitting Hollywood big time
2017 was huge for Samara. She landed the dream role of Nelson Rose in the American Showtime series SMILF. The 25-year-old is also part of the Oscar-nominated cast for the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, alongside Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Abbie Cornish.
This year she has a range of projects that will be released including the highly anticipated Picnic at Hanging Rock miniseries, co-starring with Natalie Dormer and Yael Stone. Keeping a sound head, she told WWD, “Because of the nature of this industry, it’s a bit dangerous to think far ahead. So at the moment I’m just taking it day by day.”
She’s been dubbed “the next Margot Robbie” (Read full article)
Samara Weaving, Carly Chaikin To Star In ‘Last Moment of Clarity’ From Metalwork Pictures
Deadline – Samara Weaving, recently seen in the Best Picture Oscar-nominated film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and Mr. Robot star Carly Chaikin, and Zach Avery will topline the indie drama, Last Moment of Clarity, which is currently filming in Virginia. The pic marks the debut outing from writer/director siblings Colin Krisel and James Krisel.
It follows Sam (Avery) who, after witnessing the murder of his fiancée Georgia (Weaving) flees to Paris to forget. Three years later, Sam finds himself a paranoid drifter, until one day at a Parisian cinema he spots an actress who in his mind, looks uncannily like his dead love. Sam re-emerges in Los Angeles, reconnects with his old friend Kat (Chaikin), and together they try to avoid the Albanian mafia while uncovering the truth about Georgia.
Brian Cox (X-Men 2), Hal Ozsan (The Blacklist), and Udo Kier (Downsizing) co-star.
Andrew Levitas is producing via Metalwork Pictures, along with Stephen Israel and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps producer Allan Loeb. Levitas’ Rogue Black shingle is financing the project.
Weaving is repped by WME and Untitled Entertainment; Chaikin by Paradigm and Berwick & Kovacik; Avery by Gotham Group; Cox by Paradigm and Insight; Kier by Richard Schwartz Management; Ozsan by Abrams Artists Agency.
The Krisel brothers are repped by Gotham Group and Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown