Film: "10,000 B.C."
10,000 B.C. Cast
CAMILLA BELLE as Evolet in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ epic adventure “10,000 B.C.,” distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Photo by Ollie Upton
CAMILLA BELLE (Evolet), at age 21, is already an internationally known actress. She recently starred in the hit remake of the 1979 thriller "When a Stranger Calls," which opened at the top of the box office in February 2006. Belle next stars in the sci-fi thriller "Push," opposite Djimon Hounsou, Dakota Fanning and Chris Evans.
In 2005, Belle starred in three very different independent features. She garnered acclaim for her work opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in "The Ballad of Jack and Rose," directed by Rebecca Miller. She joined the ensemble cast of "The Chumscrubber," also including Ralph Fiennes, Glenn Close, Jamie Bell, Allison Janney and Carrie-Anne Moss. She then starred with Elisha Cuthbert and Edie Falco in "The Quiet," which premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival.
Belle has also made quite a splash lately on the fashion scene. Her sophisticated style has been lauded by some of the top fashion magazines in the world, including her being named one of Vogue's best dressed of 2006. She can currently be seen as the face of Vera Wang's Princess fragrance campaign and was previously the face of Miu Miu's Spring 2006 collection, alongside Kim Basinger.
Born in California, Camilla (pronounced Ca-MEE-la) Belle speaks several languages fluently, including Spanish and Portuguese. Her father is a songwriter and her mother hails from Brazil, a country that embraces the young actress as one of its own. With her strikingly exotic features, Belle appeared in her first print ad at only nine months old. She progressed to commercials and then began acting in television and cable movies, starting with "Trapped Beneath the Earth," starring Kris Kristofferson.
She went on to appear in the longform television projects "Empty Cradle," "Deconstructing Sarah" and "Annie: A Royal Adventure" before making her feature film debut in Alfonso Cuaron's acclaimed retelling of the classic Shirley Temple film "A Little Princess." She followed with the feature "Poison Ivy II," with Alyssa Milano, and the telefilm "Marshal Law," starring Jimmy Smits.
In 1997, Belle landed a role in Steven Spielberg's blockbuster hit sequel "The Lost World: Jurassic Park." The next year, she co-starred with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman in Griffin Dunne's hit "Practical Magic," earning a nomination for a Young Artist Award. Belle's additional credits include the features "The Patriot," opposite Steven Seagal; "Secret of the Andes"; "The Invisible Circus," opposite Cameron Diaz; and "Back to the Secret Garden." She also starred in the telefilms "Replacing Dad" and "Rip Girls," earning Young Artist Award nominations for both.
In 2002, Belle attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, where she performed scenes from such plays as "The Crucible" and "12 Angry Men."
(Photo left) STEVEN STRAIT as D’Leh in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ epic adventure “10,000 B.C.,” distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Photo by Ollie Upton
STEVEN STRAIT (D'Leh) will next be seen in the drama "Stop Loss," directed and co-written by Kimberly Peirce and also starring Ryan Phillippe.
Strait made his feature film debut in 2005's "Sky High," an action comedy about a high school for super heroes in training, starring Kurt Russell and Kelly Preston. Strait played Warren Peace, the high school rebel who can shoot fire from his hands.
He subsequently starred opposite Ashlee Simpson in the independent feature "Undiscovered." Strait played aspiring rock musician Luke Falcon, one of a group of entertainment hopefuls trying to make it in Los Angeles. He more recently starred in the horror thriller "The Covenant."
Born and raised in New York's Greenwich Village, Strait began his acting career on the New York stage. He also studied acting at the famed Stella Adler Acting Studio and the Black Nexus Acting Studio, among others. In addition, Strait worked as a model for such top photographers as Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, Steven Klein and Tony Duran between theatre roles.
Planning a move to Southern California to pursue his film career, Strait was in Los Angeles to look for an apartment when he auditioned for and was cast in "Sky High."
Strait currently splits his time between Los Angeles and New York.
CLIFF CURTIS (Tic'Tic), one of New Zealand's most successful acting talents, is perhaps still best known for his role in the family drama "Whale Rider," for which he won his third New Zealand Film Award, for Best Supporting Actor. In 2007, Curtis was seen in three feature films: the actioner "Live Free or Die Hard," with Bruce Willis; the thriller "Fracture," starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling; and Danny Boyle's sci-fi thriller "Sunshine." His upcoming films include Wayne Kramer's "Crossing Over," in which he stars with Sean Penn, Harrison Ford and Ray Liotta; and the sci-fi adventure "Push," with Dakota Fanning, Chris Evans and Camilla Belle.
Curtis made his feature film debut in 1993 in Jane Campion's Oscar-winning film "The Piano," with Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel and Anna Paquin. That same year, he starred in "Desperate Remedies," for which he won his first New Zealand Film Award, for Best Supporting Actor. He won his second New Zealand Film Award in 2000, for Best Actor, for his role in "Jubilee." He more recently earned a New Zealand Screen Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in the 2005 film "River Queen."
Curtis' additional film credits include Lee Tamahori's breakthrough drama "Once Were Warriors"; Ivan Reitman's "Six Days Seven Nights," starring Harrison Ford; "Virus," with Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Sutherland; David O. Russell's "Three Kings," with George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg; Martin Scorsese's "Bringing Out the Dead"; Michael Mann's "The Insider," with Russell Crowe and Al Pacino; Ted Demme's "Blow," starring Johnny Depp; "Training Day," with Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke; "Runaway Jury," starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman; and Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain," with Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz.
On the small screen, Curtis starred in the telefilm "Overnight," for which he received a New Zealand Television Award nomination for Best Actor. American television audiences saw him in the USA Network's miniseries "Traffic," directed by Stephen Hopkins.
In addition to his film work, Curtis has worked extensively in New Zealand theatre. He trained at the New Zealand Drama School before attending the prestigious Scuola Teatro Dimitri in Switzerland. His stage credits include productions of "Macbeth," "The Cherry Orchard," "The Merry Wives of Windsor," "Happy End," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Man of La Mancha" and "Porgy and Bess."