Lily James ’name is ringing a bell right now for two reasons. She is in an upcoming Netflix movie and is linked to a scandal by married actor Dominic West. The pair were spotted kissing at a weekend holiday in Rome and the photos went viral.
After the story broke, West and his wife Catherine FitzGerald addressed the media with smiles and kisses. The couple reassured the media that the marriage is strong despite what paparazzi captured on camera.
James has been a mum about the event and recently returned from a series of media outlets.
Lily James is in Netflix’s next big movie, ‘Rebecca’
James appears alongside Armie Hammer inside Rebecca on Netflix, a film slated to be released as one of the next blockbusters. James plays Hammer’s Maxim de Winter love interest in a mystery thriller that follows their romance and the intended shadow of his dead wife.
Both a book adaptation and a remake of a 1940 film, Rebecca presenting James as the main character.
She and Hammer have been doing a meaningful news tour to promote the film and recently spoke to ET Canada about her role. James said she can relate to anxiety, the insecurity of her character, and feelings of impostor syndrome.
The film hits Netflix on October 21 and while it will receive mixed reviews from critics, it seems to be going up a lot in viewership.
James will be canceling several interviews this week
James was registered for a Today an appearance appeared on October 19 and back out of the promise, leading to profitability that she is trying to lie low amid Western scandal. Hammer also postponed the double interview for the NBC show.
James, a native British, was also set to host England Graham Norton Exhibition, but that also put it off. according to Metro UK News, she was due to appear alongside Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Springsteen, and Sam Smith on October 23rd.
Page six reported that James withdrew from last-minute interviews for the Hollywood Foreign Media Association on Oct. 13. She’s in line for The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on October 21, the same day Rebecca fall on Netflix. It is unclear whether she will attend.
James and West are currently filming
West and James play father and daughter in Pursuit of love currently burning in the UK It is a BBC TV miniseries based on a book trilogy by Nancy Mitford. The story follows Linda Radlett (James) and her high-class English family as she navigates her unique love life and seeks marriage in a post-World War I world.
James and West took a break from filming earlier this month when they were photographed in Italy. West has been in a relationship for 20 years with FitzGerald and they married for 10. They have four children.
James was finally linked to Marvel actor Chris Evans after seeing the pair outside in London last summer.