Charlie’s Angels star Ella Balinska lands Kurt Geiger campaign

Rising star Ella Balinska has been tapped to appear in Kurt Geiger’s new campaign.The British actress is currently gearing up to begin promoting the Elizabeth Banks-directed reboot of the Charlie’s Angels franchise, in which she appears alongside Naomi…

Rising star Ella Balinska has been tapped to appear in Kurt Geiger’s new campaign.

The British actress is currently gearing up to begin promoting the Elizabeth Banks-directed reboot of the Charlie’s Angels franchise, in which she appears alongside Naomi Scott and Kristen Stewart.

But before Ella heads on the publicity trail, she has been selected by bosses at the U.K. footwear brand to be the face of the Characterful Style imagery for the fall/winter 2019 collection.

“Characterful style means bringing out the you, your personality and your essence,” the 22-year-old said in a statement, before adding that the campaign marks a full circle moment in her career, as she was once an employee for the company at the Selfridges department store in London. “I used to work in Kurt Geiger, it makes this so close to home and it makes it a campaign I’m really proud to be the face of because I know this company back to front. So, to be able to share that with the world, it’s a lot.”

In the accompanying video and still images, Ella models the new leather Bax boots, the Shoreditch purse, which features 1,500 pin studs, and the pristine white Lunar sneakers.

For the new line, Kurt Geiger creative director Rebecca Farrar-Hockley has also introduced the Bax flat and the Shoreditch tote handbag.

Meanwhile, label executives have tapped Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell to show off the men’s collection, including the leather Cade Chelsea boot and the Ross Boot.

Of wearing boots, he simply commented, “On stage, you just don’t want to slip over.”

Items in Kurt Geiger’s fall/winter 2019 collection are priced from $181 – $279 (£149 – £229).

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Kristen Stewart agreed to Charlie’s Angels because Elizabeth Banks ‘always vouched’ for her

Kristen Stewart signed up for Charlie’s Angels because director Elizabeth Banks always vouched for her. After becoming a household name with the hugely popular Twilight franchise, the 29-year-old went down the independent film route, starring in featur…

Kristen Stewart signed up for Charlie’s Angels because director Elizabeth Banks always vouched for her.

After becoming a household name with the hugely popular Twilight franchise, the 29-year-old went down the independent film route, starring in features such as Clouds of Sils Maria, Still Alice, and Personal Shopper, but is about to make her return to the mainstream with Charlie’s Angels.

Explaining her decision to make another blockbuster, the actress has now revealed it was all down to her connection to Banks.

“I did Charlie’s (Angels) because I’m a huge fan of Liz Banks and I always felt she vouched for me,” she commented. “I always felt, like, she doesn’t think I’m a freak.”

Stewart met Banks at a Venice Film Festival party a few years ago, when she was dancing self-consciously. The Pitch Perfect 2 director came up to her and told her she was a fan and asked if she was having fun.

“And then she said what would be the most annoying thing to hear from anyone else which was, ‘You’ve got to have fun with it,'” she recalled. “I was like, ‘No s**t! I’m trying.'”

The film, a reboot of the franchise which featured Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, and Lucy Liu, features Stewart as private detective Sabina Wilson alongside Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska.

Fans will see a different side to the star, as the trailer showed Stewart playing a cool character rather than an awkward or troubled one, doing comedy, stunts, and even dancing.

According to the actress, when her friends saw the clip, they remarked: “‘Dude, that’s you. Finally!'”

Charlie’s Angels is set to hit cinemas in November, two months before Stewart can be seen in another blockbuster – action-horror Underwater.

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Kristen Stewart: ‘It’s harder for me to be an actor as I get older’

Kristen Stewart is now comfortable with the idea of creating whole projects rather than simply being an actor in one.The Twilight actress has been appearing in movies since she was a teenager and she branched out and tried her hand at directing in 2017…

Kristen Stewart is now comfortable with the idea of creating whole projects rather than simply being an actor in one.

The Twilight actress has been appearing in movies since she was a teenager and she branched out and tried her hand at directing in 2017 with the short film Come Swim. She is now writing an adaptation of Lidia Yuknavitch’s 2011 memoir The Chronology of Water, which she will also direct next year.

In a new interview with Vanity Fair magazine, the 29-year-old explained she was becoming more inclined to make entire projects.

“It’s harder for me to be an actor as I’m getting older. I’m more comfortable in the idea of making something from top to bottom, rather than giving myself to (it),” she said. “There are certain actors who are out of their minds and so transient in their presence that they can actually convince themselves and others of anything… I have a harder time doing that as I get older.”

After reading Lidia’s memoir, Kristen sent her an email and went to Portland to write for a few weeks. She read the author and her husband her first draft of the screenplay and was relieved when they began crying.

Explaining why she wanted to make her feature directorial debut with the book adaptation, Kristen said it presented a fresh take on the coming-of-age story.

“The way (Lidia) talks about having a body, and the shame of having that. The way that she’s really dirty, embarrassing, weird, gross, a girl. It was a coming-of-age story I haven’t seen yet,” the star said. “I grew up watching f**king American Pie, these dudes jacking off in their socks like it was the most normal thing, and it was hilarious… I feel like I started reading her stuff, and she was articulating things that I’m like, ‘Dude, I didn’t have the words for that, but thank you.’”

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Lucy Liu ‘curious’ about Charlie’s Angels reboot

Lucy Liu is “curious” to see the upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot.The upcoming movie, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska, is a reboot of the 2000 film starring Liu, Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore, which was a feature adaptation o…

Lucy Liu is “curious” to see the upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot.

The upcoming movie, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska, is a reboot of the 2000 film starring Liu, Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore, which was a feature adaptation of the 1970s TV show.

In a new interview, Liu, who played female detective Alex Munday in the 2000 film and its 2003 sequel Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, said she was curious to see the new reboot, but had some concerns about Hollywood continuously recycling ideas.

“They recycle things so much. I mean, Charlie’s Angels was recycled, and so it’s rare to find something that is fresh and new. But I think there’s an audience for that, so I think it’s wonderful. And (there’s) a new Charlie’s Angels coming out as well,” she told Entertainment Tonight.

“I just feel like things that are original always sort of pop a little bit, but I think there’s a comfort level in trying to relive something and also to redo something in the modern time, and I’m always curious on how that works out.”

She said in an interview last year with ET it was “very exciting” that Pitch Perfect star Elizabeth Banks was helming the project.

“It will only be a more positive result for women,” Liu gushed.

Charlie’s Angels features a star-studded supporting cast including Banks, Patrick Stewart, Noah Centineo, Sam Claflin, and Djimon Hounsou, while Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey have collaborated on a song for its soundtrack.

The reboot is due to hit cinemas in November.

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Emma Watson, Kristen Stewart and Claire Foy star in Pirelli calendar

Emma Watson, Kristen Stewart and Claire Foy star in Pirelli’s new calendar.Photographed by fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, the shoot was inspired by William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo & Juliet, and each of the women portray their own interpretatio…

Emma Watson, Kristen Stewart and Claire Foy star in Pirelli’s new calendar.

Photographed by fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, the shoot was inspired by William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo & Juliet, and each of the women portray their own interpretation of the character Juliet in the images.

Actresses Yara Shahidi, Indya Moore and Mia Goth, Chinese singer Chris Lee, Spanish star Rosalia, and artist Stella Roversi also feature in the calendar.

In a behind-the-scenes video, Harry Potter star Emma said she has always wanted to work with the 71-year-old Italian photographer.

“His photos look like these unbelievable paintings. It’s lovely to have the narrative behind the image still. I think that makes it a richer image,” she gushed.

And Twilight actress Kristen was drawn to the calendar theme as she is a “huge advocate” of Juliet, and jokingly said she thought the lovestruck teenager was “a baller.”

“I am still searching for my Juliet and I will be searching all my life,” the photographer said. “Because Juliet is a dream.”

In one image, The Crown star Claire wears a red wig and an almost angelic headpiece and white dress, while English actress Mia portrays a Tudor-inspired Juliet.

This year’s Looking for Juliet theme marks the tyre brand’s shift away from the provocative, sexy imagery it was famous for.

The Pirelli Calendar was first published in 1964, and was given as a limited-edition gift to clients and celebrities. It was discontinued in 1974, but was brought 10 years later, and has previously featured actresses including Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Nicole Kidman, and Uma Thurman.

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Kristen Stewart: ‘Karl Lagerfeld was shockingly unpretentious’

Kristen Stewart has insisted that late designer Karl Lagerfeld was “shockingly unpretentious” even though he looked “so austere and so scary”.Since becoming a brand ambassador for the French fashion house in 2013, the 29-year-old actress has starred in…

Kristen Stewart has insisted that late designer Karl Lagerfeld was “shockingly unpretentious” even though he looked “so austere and so scary”.

Since becoming a brand ambassador for the French fashion house in 2013, the 29-year-old actress has starred in a number of their campaigns and been named the face of their Gabrielle fragrance.

Stewart quickly became Lagerfeld’s muse, and wore Chanel to the Met Gala in May as a tribute to the German-born designer, who passed away at the age of 85 in February.

In a new interview with Vanity Fair, the Charlie’s Angels star opened up about her relationship with the acclaimed fashion icon, and tenderly revealed that Lagerfeld wasn’t intimidating at all.

“It’s funny how he presents – so austere and so scary. He wasn’t though. He was incredibly inviting – insanely, shockingly unpretentious,” Stewart recalled. “He liked what he liked because he liked it. He was a fancy motherf**ker, but it was true to him. It’s almost like he sensed he was intimidating, so he was like, ‘No. To have a creative heart is daunting, but let’s get it beating faster and harder’.

“He was always touching you while speaking to you. He never talked at you – if he was talking to you, he was usually holding your hand. Luckily he knew how to leave a trace. There’s just a feeling that he gave me, an encouraging attaboy thing that shapes you in really profound ways.”

The actress found worldwide fame in her role as Bella Swan in the hugely successful teen vampire saga Twilight, but struggled with the huge amount of public scrutiny on her personal life. However, she confessed to Vanity Fair that she’s since come to terms with fame.

“I think I’ve grown out of this, but I used to be really frustrated that because I didn’t leap willingly into being at the centre of a certain amount of attention, that it seemed like I was an a*shole. I am in no way rebellious. I am in no way contrarian. I just want people to like me,” she added.

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Kristen Stewart: ‘Karl Lagerfeld was shockingly unpretentious’

Kristen Stewart has insisted that late designer Karl Lagerfeld was “shockingly unpretentious” even though he looked “so austere and so scary”.Since becoming a brand ambassador for the French fashion house in 2013, the 29-year-old actress has starred in…

Kristen Stewart has insisted that late designer Karl Lagerfeld was “shockingly unpretentious” even though he looked “so austere and so scary”.

Since becoming a brand ambassador for the French fashion house in 2013, the 29-year-old actress has starred in a number of their campaigns and been named the face of their Gabrielle fragrance.

Stewart quickly became Lagerfeld’s muse, and wore Chanel to the Met Gala in May as a tribute to the German-born designer, who passed away at the age of 85 in February.

In a new interview with Vanity Fair, the Charlie’s Angels star opened up about her relationship with the acclaimed fashion icon, and tenderly revealed that Lagerfeld wasn’t intimidating at all.

“It’s funny how he presents – so austere and so scary. He wasn’t though. He was incredibly inviting – insanely, shockingly unpretentious,” Stewart recalled. “He liked what he liked because he liked it. He was a fancy motherf**ker, but it was true to him. It’s almost like he sensed he was intimidating, so he was like, ‘No. To have a creative heart is daunting, but let’s get it beating faster and harder’.

“He was always touching you while speaking to you. He never talked at you – if he was talking to you, he was usually holding your hand. Luckily he knew how to leave a trace. There’s just a feeling that he gave me, an encouraging attaboy thing that shapes you in really profound ways.”

The actress found worldwide fame in her role as Bella Swan in the hugely successful teen vampire saga Twilight, but struggled with the huge amount of public scrutiny on her personal life. However, she confessed to Vanity Fair that she’s since come to terms with fame.

“I think I’ve grown out of this, but I used to be really frustrated that because I didn’t leap willingly into being at the centre of a certain amount of attention, that it seemed like I was an a*shole. I am in no way rebellious. I am in no way contrarian. I just want people to like me,” she added.

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Elizabeth Banks: ‘Kristen Stewart will surprise in Charlie’s Angels’

Elizabeth Banks is certain audiences will be surprised by Kristen Stewart’s role in the Charlie’s Angels reboot.The 29-year-old actress stars alongside Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott as the new generation of female crime-fighting spies, and director Ban…

Elizabeth Banks is certain audiences will be surprised by Kristen Stewart’s role in the Charlie’s Angels reboot.

The 29-year-old actress stars alongside Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott as the new generation of female crime-fighting spies, and director Banks was full of praise for the former Twilight star.

“First of all, she is a legit action heroine. There’s no doubt about it. She’s super bada*s in the movie,” Banks gushed to reporters during a press call, according to CinemaBlend. “She did so many of her own stunts. Did all of her training. They all did. They all did weapons training. They all did stunt training, fight training, driving, we all took driving – not lessons but we all had to go through and were all put through our paces in all of those areas.

“And then she’s really, really funny. I think she lands as many jokes in this film as any comic actor working today. I think that will really surprise people.”

A trailer for the highly-anticipated reboot featured fast-paced action and jaw-dropping stunts, and Banks revealed she was heavily influenced by Rebecca Ferguson’s role in the action sequences in Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation back in 2015.

“When I originally pitched to direct Charlie’s Angels, it was right after Rebecca Ferguson had been in that Mission: Impossible movie and I was so inspired by her and excited for Wonder Woman which has since come out which I also looked at a little bit. We don’t have super powers in our movie so I don’t have golden lassos to play with,” she joked, before revealing that she also took inspiration from Charlize Theron’s action thriller Atomic Blonde.

Charlie’s Angels, which also stars Djimon Hounsou and Patrick Stewart, will be released in November.

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Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey join forces for Charlie’s Angels song

Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey have seemingly teamed up to create a song for the Charlie’s Angels reboot.All three popstars teased fans about the collaboration by releasing a 14-second video on social media on Wednesday, which simply featu…

Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey have seemingly teamed up to create a song for the Charlie’s Angels reboot.

All three popstars teased fans about the collaboration by releasing a 14-second video on social media on Wednesday, which simply featured the logo of the upcoming movie and the word, “Uploading…”

“Trailer tomorrow @charliesangels,” the 26-year-old Sweetener hitmaker wrote, tagging the official Charlie’s Angels Twitter account and Lana, seemingly hinting that the trio have collaborated on a song for the soundtrack.

Miley also shared the short video, writing, “WE ARE COMING!” and also tagged the 34-year-old Summertime Sadness star, who followed suit.

The film, which is set for release in November, will star Twilight actress Kristen Stewart and Brits Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska as the crime-fighting trio, with Patrick Stewart, Elizabeth Banks and Djimon Hounsou all playing different versions of Bosley, who is the employee of the mysterious Charlie.

Noah Centineo and Sam Claflin are also onboard, with The Hunger Games star Elizabeth also directing the reboot.

This isn’t the first time that Miley and Ariana have teamed up on a music project. Back in 2017, the Wrecking Ball hitmaker joined Ariana for the One Love Manchester benefit concert, following the horrifying terror attack at Ariana’s Manchester Arena gig.

The first Charlie’s Angels movie in 2000, starring Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu, featured Independent Women by Destiny’s Child on the soundtrack, while the 2003 sequel, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, included Pink and her hit track, Feel Good Time.

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Stella Maxwell’s dishes top detox advice

Stella Maxwell’s top tips for detoxing is to drink lots of water and eat a fresh and clean diet.The model has to look perfect for her job, where she poses for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Max Factor and Roberto Cavalli, but away from work, Stell…

Stella Maxwell’s top tips for detoxing is to drink lots of water and eat a fresh and clean diet.

The model has to look perfect for her job, where she poses for the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Max Factor and Roberto Cavalli, but away from work, Stella likes to let her hair down from time to time.

To combat any effects of partying, Stella has a foolproof way to getting back to looking her best, which she shared in a chat with W magazine.

“Drink plenty of water, eat fresh and clean. And remember to get rest when you can. It’s tempting to stay out late, but they call it beauty rest for a reason!” she smiled to the publication.

The catwalk beauty, who has previously dated Kristen Stewart and was rumoured to have hooked up with Miley Cyrus, also dished on her best travel hacks, which she has learned through years of travelling the globe for modelling gigs.

“Allow for sleep on your flights. Make sure you pay attention to what type of water your putting on your skin when you travel, as water changes from city to city. Travel with your own soaps,” she listed.

And the 28-year-old, who admits she’s obsessed with Miranda Kerr’s KORA Organics line, opened up about her bedtime beauty regime, which is as simple as always washing her face before going to sleep.

“And if you put something toxic into your body, it’s going to reflect on your body,” she added.

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