One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known as 'Melisandre' in the iconic TV show GAME OF THRONES, a performance which she has been recognized with an Emmy Award nomination in 2019. Other projects include Paul Verhoeven's award-winning BLACK BOOK and Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE opposite Tom Cruise. Recent projects include INSTINCT and TEMPLE, a new show for Sky opposite Mark Strong.
Gaite Jansen (1991) is one of the most promising Dutch acting talents of her generation. Most recently, she can be seen on the new HBO/ Cinemax show JETT, opposite Carla Gugino, directed by Sebastian Gutierrez. Prior to this, she played recurring roles on BBC’s PEAKY BLINDERS Season 3 and LINE OF DUTY Season 4.
Halina Reijn is a director, writer, producer and award-winning actress. Halina's critically acclaimed directorial feature debut INSTINCT (2019) has been selected for several important film festivals, such as Locarno (winner Variety Piazza Grande Awards), Toronto and London. Together with best friend and actress Carice van Houten, she is the founder of MAN UP, a production company with She starred in the Oscar nominated ZUS & ZO, in Paul Verhoeven’s BLACK BOOK and Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE. She works with Tony-winning director Ivo van Hove at the International Theatre Amsterdam.
Katja Herbers is a Dutch actress well-known for her role as ‘Emily’ in the hit series, “Westworld,” opposite Ed Harris. Prior to that, she was series regular for two seasons on the critically-acclaimed series “Manhattan” created by Sam Shaw. Additional television credits include the mini-series “Manhunt: Unabomber,” a recurring role on the final season of “The Leftovers” and the “The Americans.” Next up is "EVIL", a TV-series for CBS in which Katja plays a clinical psychologist opposite Mike Colter.
Noortje Herlaar’s role in the critically acclaimed Dutch TV series MOTHER, I WANT TO JOIN THE CABARET earned her the Golden Calf nomination for Best Actress at The Netherlands Film Festival. Shortly after she starred in RAMSES, the winner of the prestigious Prix D'Europe 2014 for Best European Drama Series. For her role in RAMSES she won the Dutch critic’s award TV BEELDEN for Best supporting actor. Currently, she can be seen on stage in LAZARUS, directed by Ivo van Hove.
In 2012, Sallie Harmsen graduated from the prestigious Maastricht Theatre Academy, being awarded ‘Most promising graduation student’ by a jury of Dutch casting directors. She received two Best Actress nominations at the Netherlands Film Festival. She played one of the lead roles in 2015’s Oscar shortlisted courthouse drama ACCUSED, directed by Paula van der Oest. On stage, she performed in many plays, most recently the title role in JOAN OF ARC. Recent projects include BLADE RUNNER 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, the international series HEIRS OF THE NIGHT, and upcoming international series DEVILS. She just wrapped THE POSTCARD KILLINGS, by Oscar winning director Danis Tanovic.
Susan Radder is one of the most promising young actresses from the Netherlands. She was nominated Best Actress at the Netherlands Film Festival 2016 for her lead role in HORIZON and won the Dutch Critics’ Award TV BEELDEN 2017 for Best Actor. She can also be seen in KAUWBOY which went on to win 13 international awards, amongst which Best Youth Film at the Berlin International Film Festival 2012 and the Young Audience Award at the European Film Awards 2012.
Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing first came to the scene in 2013 with the lead role in the Dutch film THE PRICE OF SUGAR, the opening film of The Netherlands Film Festival 2013. Immediately she got awarded with a Best Actress nomination for The Netherlands' most important film award, the Golden Calf. She's making a leap to the global stage with her role in the new dramedy LOVE IS_ for OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, which aired in 2018. Next up is MACRO's romantic drama REALLY LOVE.
Aiko Beemsterboer is a talented young actress known for her lead role in the feature film VECHTMEISJE (2018). The film received multiple awards and Dutch press were ravind about Aiko's powerful performance. Currently Aiko can be seen in two Dutch films; DE LIEFHEBBERS (2019), by Anna van der Heide starring Jeroen Krabbé and the romantic comedy WAT IS DAN LIEFDE, by Aniëlle Webster, starring Emmy-winner Maarten Heijmans.