diversity The list of 10 Britons to watch for 2023 has been selected, which the publication has been honoring since 2013 for artists across all entertainment media. Past honorees include Harry Styles, Anya Taylor-Joy and Jodie Turner-Smith.
Honorees will be profiled in the February 8 issue diversity and the seventh annual Newport Beach Film Festival UK Honors to be held at the Londoner Hotel, London.
“With film and television production booming in the UK, royals constantly gathering international buzz and the search for the next James Bond, there’s another fact of UK entertainment life that shouldn’t be overlooked: UK up-and-comers are good. Overwhelming,” says Steven Gaydos, diversityIts senior VP of global content and executive editor. “Always a dynamic source of exciting fresh voices, check it out diversityIts 2023 10 Brits to Watch proves that Britannia remains an important center of artistic renaissance.
This year’s 10 Brits to watch are:
Dolly Alderton — author, podcaster and filmmaker adapted his 2018 memoir “Everything I Know About Love” for BBC One and Peacock.
India Amarteifio — Actor Shonda Rhimes will star in the hit’s upcoming spin-off “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.”
Frankie Corio — The young actor won acclaim for his performance opposite Paul Mescal in “Aftersun” and will next be seen in “The Bagman” with Sam Claflin.
Benjamin Caron — After serving as director and producer on “The Crown” and directing episodes of “Andor,” Caron will make his feature film directorial debut with “Sharper,” starring Julianne Moore.
Yasmin Feeney – The “Heartstopper” fan favorite is set to join the cast of another beloved program, “Doctor Who.”
Jonah Hour-King — After miniseries roles in “Little Women” and “Howard’s End,” Hour-King will play Prince Eric in “The Little Mermaid.”
Jane Nkiru — The artist and filmmaker received a Grammy Award for directing Beyoncé’s “Brown Skin Girl” and recent episodes of HBO’s “Random Acts of Fleaness.”
Ripley Parker — The new writer created the upcoming Netflix UK series “The Fuck It Bucket” and is developing a musical based on the Smiths’ music and a play about Emily Dickinson.
Bella Ramsay – led by “Game of Thrones” scene-stealer “Catherine Called Birdy” and the highly anticipated HBO series “The Last of Us.”
Leo Woodall – After a stellar turn in “The White Lotus,” Woodall has lined up the upcoming series titled “One Day,” an adaptation of the acclaimed David Nichols novel.