Saturday 24 February 2018

Going for gold: Ruth Negga glitters in ‘Vanity Fair’ shoot

Vanity Fair cover with Irish Oscar hopeful Ruth Negga. Photo: Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair cover with Irish Oscar hopeful Ruth Negga. Photo: Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair's annual Hollywood issue
Her year: Ruth Negga. Photo: Vivien Killilea/Getty
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Actress Ruth Negga attends Variety's Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch Brunch presented by Mercedes-Benz at the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival at the Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Festival )
Ruth Negga
Actress Ruth Negga attends the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Film Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 2, 2017 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images )
Actress Ruth Negga attends the Indie Contenders Reception hosted in the Audi Sky Lounge at AFI Fest 2016, presented by Audi at Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on November 13, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Audi)
Ruth Negga
Ruth Negga on the cover of Vogue
Stars: Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton as Richard and Mildred Loving
Ruth Negga and Natalie Portman for W Magazine
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Claire Murphy

Irish Oscar hopeful Ruth Negga has made the cover of ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine’s Hollywood issue.

The ‘Loving’ actress has been nominated for the Best Actress award. She has been photographed alongside some of her competition – Natalie Portman and Emma Stone – by Annie Leibovitz.

The three-part cover was unveiled yesterday. Hailed as the wonder women of 2017, Ruth is seen alongside A-listers Natalie Portman, Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Stone and Dakota Johnson.

Also pictured are sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Aja Naomi King and Janelle Monae. Vanity Fair also gave particular mention to the Limerick actress.

Vanity Fair's annual Hollywood issue
Vanity Fair's annual Hollywood issue

“Negga enjoyed the kind of breakthrough year actresses dream of, appearing first on AMC’s Preacher and then in the

quiet biographical drama

Loving, for which she earned an Oscar nomination,” said the magazine.

While the other actresses are wearing blush and nude, Ruth stands out in a spectacular gold figure-hugging dress. The women have 12 Oscar nominations between them and two wins.

Ruth Negga
Ruth Negga

Ruth is nominated for her part in Loving, a drama about an interracial couple.

Portman, meanwhile, is nominated for her depiction of iconic First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in biopic Jackie, while Stone is one of the favourites for her part in La La Land.

Also nominated are Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins and Isabelle Huppert for Elle.

Actress Ruth Negga. Photo: Liz O. Baylen/Contour by Getty Images
Actress Ruth Negga. Photo: Liz O. Baylen/Contour by Getty Images

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