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Sex Education star’s new movie lands UK release date

sex education‘s Emma Mackey’s new movie has officially gotten a UK release date.

The actress, who shot to stardom back in 2019 as Maeve Wiley in Netflix’s sex educationcan next be seen in Martin Bourboulon’s romantic French epic Eiffel.

Set in Paris in the 1880s, the movie follows French engineer Gustave Eiffel (Romain Duris), as he embarks on the journey of designing and constructing one on the world’s most famous landmarks – you guessed it, the Eiffel Tower.

Mackey, who is half-French, plays the beguiling Adrienne Bourges, whose relationship with the engineer was vital in shaping the skyline of Paris as well as the future of the city.


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Despite landing in French cinemas last autumn, the film has yet to cross the Channel. But now, we know it will premiere in UK cinemas on August 5.

Mackey was recently cast in Greta Gerwig’s highly anticipated Barbie movie, which will star Margot Robbie as the titular character and Ryan Gosling as Ken.

She will also be taking to the Yorkshire Moors in an upcoming Emily Brontë biopic, in which she will be starring as the Wuthering Heights novelist. The movie doesn’t have an exact release date yet, but filming wrapped in May 2021 and it is slated to be arriving at some point in 2022.

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As for her breakout role as Maeve in sex educationMackey is set to reprise the role in a fourth season of the show, although production hasn’t begun just yet.

She appeared as Jacqueline de Bellefort in Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Death on the Nile as well.

Eiffel is coming to UK cinemas August 5, while sex education seasons 1-3 are available to stream on Netflix.

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