Jessie Mei Li is a burgeoning star within the British acting landscape, with a plethora of diverse work promising a very bright future.
Jessie leads Eric Heisserer’s (Arrival, Bird Box) Netflix series Shadow and Bone, playing the starring role of Alina Starkov. Based on Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse novels, the fantasy series follows a young soldier (Jessie) who uncovers a magic power that might unify her world, whilst sinister forces plot against her.
Forthcoming is Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho for Working Title Films. The psychological thriller concerns a young fashion designer, mysteriously able to enter the 1960s; however, Sixties London is not what it seems, and time begins to unravel with questionable consequences. Jessie Mei Li joins a stellar cast as Lara alongside: Matt Smith, Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKenzie, Terence Stamp and the late Diana Rigg.
On stage in 2019, Jessie was seen in Ivo van Hove’s stage adaptation of All about Eve at the “Noel Coward Theatre” as Claudia Casswell, a role initially made famous by Marilyn Monroe. The show re-imagined the classic Joseph L Mankiewicz tale of Broadway backstabbers, Eve Harrington (Lily James) and Margo Channing (Gillian Anderson) and was also internationally cinecast via “National Theatre Live”.
As part of CCON | COMIC CON STUTTGART 2021, Jessie Mei Li will be chatting on stage, signing autographs, being available for photo sessions and taking part in the exclusive “Meet & Greet”. Get your tickets now at the Ticket-Shop.