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 GAME OF THRONES. She can next be seen in BRIMSTONE and RACE, and will be reprising her role in HBO'S hit series, GAME OF THRONES as the Priestess, Lady Melisandre.
Gaite Jansen is considered one of the most promising Dutch young acting talents of her generation. Her performance as a deaf teenager in the groundbreaking 2011 drama 170HZ, earned her nominations for Best Actress at the Seattle Film Festival and the Netherlands Film Festival. She is making the leap to the global stage with her role on the third season of BBC’s PEAKY BLINDERS and LINE OF DUTY. Gaite 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 Amsterdam Theatre Group, performing their plays all over the world. This year she will play opposite Jude Law in OBSESSION, directed by Ivo van Hove.
In her home country The Netherlands, Katja Herbers is treasured for the diversity of her talent. She has played major roles on screen as well as in the theatre. She plays one of the leads on Thomas Schlamme’s MANHATTAN and a recurring role on FX’ THE AMERICANS season 3. She can be seen next in HBO's THE LEFTOVERS and tv series MANHUNT: UNABOMBER.
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 upcoming series THE TWELVE OF OLDENHEIM.
Before the age of 22, Sallie Harmsen received two Best Actress nominations at the Netherlands Film Festival. In 2012 she 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 played one of the lead roles in 2015’s Oscar shortlisted courthouse drama ACCUSED, by director Paula van der Oest. Currently she can be seen on stage in the title role in JOAN OF ARC. Next up she can be seen in BLADE RUNNER 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve.
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 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. Recent projects include a lead role in the Dutch horror thriller SNEEKWEEK, and the international Nickelodeon series HUNTER STREET. She just completed shooting on the feature film ALLES VOOR ELKAAR.