One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning BLACK BOOK, Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE opposite Tom Cruise and as 'Melisandre' in HBO's hit series, GAME OF THRONES. She can be seen in BRIMSTONE, this year's Dutch Oscar entry. Recent projects include Brian de Palma's DOMINO, INSTINCT and THE GLASS ROOM.
Gaite Jansen is considered one of the most promising Dutch young acting talents of her generation. Currently, 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. On stage, she worked with internationally renowned theatre directors such as Ivo van Hove and Simon Stone.
Halina Reijn is the winner of multiple awards in film, television and theatre. She starred in the Oscar nominated film ZUS & ZO, in Paul Verhoeven’s BLACK BOOK and Bryan Singer's VALKYRIE. She works with internationally acclaimed director Ivo van Hove at the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, performing their plays all over the world. Most recently she starred in OBSESSION, opposite Jude Law. She can be seen in the new Swedish series CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE, and is making her directorial feature debut with INSTINCT.
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. Recent projects include the feature films IN MY FATHER'S GARDEN and THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD, the TV series DR. ANNE’S MEN and THE TWELVE OF OLDENHEIM.
In 2012, Sallie Harmsen graduated from the prestigious Maastricht Theatre Academy, generally considered one of the best drama academies in Europe, 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, directed by Nick Hurran (THE PRISONERS). 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.