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Welcome to Sofia Boutella Source, your ultimate resource for French-Algerian dancer, model, and actress. Sofia has shared the stage with Madonna and Rihanna and danced in many music videos, including starring in Micheal Jackson's Hollywood Tonight video. She shot to fame as Gazelle in Kingsman: The Secret Service, an alien warrior named Jaylah in Star Trek Beyond, and the main antagonist, Princess Ahmanet, in The Mummy. Also, she starred with Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde as Delphine Lasalle. She was named Best New Action Star of 2017 by GQ Magazine and Female Star of Tomorrow by CinemaCon. In 2018, she starred opposite Jodie Foster in Hotel Artemis and the film adaption of Ray Bradbury's book Fahrenheit 451. She is starring in the upcoming French movie, Climax.
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Archive for the 'Interview' Category

September 6, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Interview, Magazine Scans, Photoshoot

S MAGAZINE – “For three years, I questioned whether or not I should stop dancing,” confesses Algerian-born dancer-turned-actress Sofia Boutella by phone from her home in Los Angeles. “I cared about this decision so much.” The 36-year-old began classical dance training back in her home country at the age of five. Then in 1992, at […]

September 5, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Gallery Update, Interview, Magazine Scans, Photoshoot

PLAYBOY – With Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Mummy and Atomic Blonde, you’ve earned a reputation for playing characters that are sexy and deadly in equal measure. Do you enjoy taking on seductive roles? I feel great about it. We all have sexuality. I recognize traits in myself and I use them for the characters. […]

July 29, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Climax, Interview, News, Video

BACKSTAGE – While always a performer, it wasn’t until after a fruitful dance career that age 30 Sofia Boutella shifted to acting. Although the Algerian talent spent a couple years without receiving any jobs, she saw the audition process as a continual learning experience and even compares her early days being on set with going […]

July 19, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Interview, Photoshoot, Press

  NY POST – Like a contortionist, Algerian dancer-turned-actress Sofia Boutella twists into extreme positions. When the B-girl was busting moves with Madonna on two tours and three music videos, she could spin a handstand on one palm, pike freeze and do the gravity-defying Matrix.   Boutella’s speed and agility came in handy when it […]

June 10, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Climax, Hotel Artemis, Interview, Star Trek Beyond

COLLIDER – With Hotel Artemis opening in theaters this weekend, I recently sat down with Sofia Boutella for an interview. During the wide-ranging conversation, she talked about getting to work with writer-director Drew Pearce, why she wanted to be part of the film, how excited she was to work with Jodie Foster and Jeff Goldblum, […]

May 22, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Gallery Update, Interview, Photoshoot

  CONTENT MODE – I was able to steal a bit of time over the phone with Sofia Boutella as she landed in Cannes to attend premieres of two films: Fahrenheit 451 in which she stars with Michael B Jordan and Michael Shannon. As well as Gaspar Noe’s film ‘Climax’. Our interview takes place as […]

April 4, 2018   AliKat   0 Comment Interview, Magazine Scans, Photoshoot, Photoshoot

For Bazaar’s 15th Anniversary Issue, Dance-Turned-Actress Sofia Boutella Discusses Learning English with Madonna to Acting Alongside Jodie Foster     Harper’s Bazaar (Malaysia) – After a long day of work, Sofia Boutella does what many of us do—exchange the day’s ensemble for a trusty pair of sweats. Hers just happen to be a personal gift […]

July 2, 2017   AliKat   0 Comment Interview, Photoshoot

IRIS COVET BOOK – Positioned to take the main stage with two summer flicks set to be box office smashes, playing opposite Tom Cruise in The Mummy and alongside Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, Sofia Boutella is ready for her close-up.     Photography by Ellen Von Unwerth | Styling by Deborah Afshani | Art […]