Agyness Deyn Lands First Film Lead‎ In 'Sunset Song' - Let's Remember Her Finest Acting Moments

17 May 2012

This summer will see Agyness Deyn make her film debut (we don’t really count her tiny role in last year’s 'Clash Of The Titans') when she plays a stripper in ‘Pusher’ alongside Richard Coyle (who you’ll recognise from 'W.E' in which he played Abbie Cornish’s sinister husband, FYI). And it seems that after a successful introduction to the stage (she appeared in ‘Leisure Society’ last February), the 29-year-old model has well and truly caught the acting bug.

Agyness Deyn Lands First Film Lead‎ In 'Sunset Song' - Let's Remember Her Finest Acting Moments
Agyness Deyn Lands First Film Lead‎ In 'Sunset Song' - Let's Remember Her Finest Acting Moments

Yup, it’s just been announced that Agyness (real name Laura Hollins) will be swapping those Burberry trenches and er, nipple tassles for some Hunter wellies as she’s set to play a farmer’s daughter in 'Sunset Song', the film adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s 1932 coming-of-age novel. Agy has already said that she ‘fell completely in love with the character and the story’ and has spoken out about working with British director Terence Davies (who directed Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston in ‘The Deep Blue Sea’) describing him as ‘an incredible director.’ Exciting!

The story will follow Agyness’ character Chris Guthrie who she takes over her family farm after her mother dies and father suffers from a stroke. It’s a bleak drama, set in rural Scotland in the early 1900s that involves drama from the First World War and an incestuous storyline so is guaranteed to be another challenging role for our Brit gal - but we’re confident the model-turned-actress will once again prove she’s more than just a pretty face. Not that we aren’t excited to see how she’ll look in all that vintage country-girl attire though... While we wait, let's remember Agy's finest acting moments so far, including 'Here', that dreamy film she made with Tilda Swinton...

Pusher Trailer - 2012


Here: A Film by Luca Guadagnino


Acid Burn: A Short Film Starring Agyness Deyn and Matthew Beard

Read more fashion and beauty news on
See what's in the latest issue of GRAZIA magazine
Click here to subscribe to the GraziaDaily newsletter

What to read next

20 Early Warning Signs Of Cancer

What you don't know, can kill you. Know the signs of cancer. You probably never even knew #5.

Celebrate the birth of the blue jean with Levi's®

Get jeans from $40 and shorts from $30, plus free shipping for a limited time. Shop this deal exclusively at today.

Meet Asheville’s brightest culinary stars

There’s a visionary behind every great dish and drink in Asheville. Now, they’re ready to tell their secrets.

Become a Part of the Official Clinton Campaign

Add your name to join the official Clinton campaign and become a part of history.

Homeowners With No Missed Payments In For Suprise

Homeowners are surprised and furious. If you haven't missed a mortgage payment in 3 years, you better read this.