THE NEXT BRIT
Recently muddied up for Andrea Arnold’s revisionist take on Wuthering Heights. A cast member on the controversial TV show Skins, she will shortly appear alongside Jessica Biel in Emanuel and the Truth About Fishes.
Beat off strong competition to take the Bafta Rising Star award earlier this year. Deacon recently directed and starred in the gritty youth movie Anuvahood. Much is expected from the Hackney boy.
The sometime Holly Grainger has suddenly begun popping up everywhere. Plays the young Estella in Mike Newell’s upcoming adaptation of Great Expectations. Recently shone in The Scouting Book for Boys and Jane Eyre.
Another Skins graduate, the Derby lad has been in the news for dating somebody called Tulisa. Will shortly be seen in Pat O’connor’s version of the Michael Murpurgo novel Private Peaceful.
Only 19, he has already been the best thing in three very different pictures: Son of Rambow, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and the recent, unfairly overlooked Wild Bill.