Sofia Boutella Biography |
  • Sofia Boutella Biography

    Born: April 06, 1982 in Bab El Oued, , Algeria

    SOFIA BOUTELLA is a multifaceted talent whose career exemplifies her artistic versatility as well as magnetic strength and charisma.

    This summer, Boutella will be seen in David Leitch’s action-thriller Atomic Blonde, in which she stars opposite Charlize Theron and James McAvoy.  Set in the heart of Berlin during a revolution, the film follows an MI6 lethal assassin (Theron) on an impossible mission at the end of the Cold War.  Boutella portrays Delphine Lasalle, a young French spy who seeks refuge in the destabilized city.  Focus Features is set to release the film July 28, 2017.


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    Most recently, Sofia was seen in Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond, the third installment of Paramount’s blockbuster Star Trek franchise, co-starring opposite Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg and Idris Elba.  Prior to that, she had Matthew Vaughn’s spy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, based on the acclaimed comic book by Mark Millar, which follows a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.  The film also starred Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Caine; Boutella portrayed the villain Gazelle.

    Boutella’s past feature credits include Charles Henri Belleville’s Jet Trash in which she starred opposite Robert Sheehan, StreetDance 2 as Eva and the French movie Le Defi in which she plays the role of Samia.

    An internationally acclaimed dancer, Boutella starred in a series of iconic Nike ads choreographed by renowned creative director Jamie King showcasing her street dancing skills.  In 2006, she went on to win the World Championship Hip-Hop Battle with her group, The Vagabond Crew.  From there, Boutella became a breakout star in the dance world and was invited to dance on tour with Madonna.  She was also cast as the main character in the video of Michael Jackson’s “Hollywood Tonight.”

    Born in Algeria and raised primarily in France, Boutella currently resides in Los Angeles. 


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