Lily James is an English actress best known for her roles as Lady Rose MacClare in the drama Downton Abbey. She began her professional acting career as Ethel Brown in the 2010 BBC production of Just William. In 2012, James began to appear in Hollywood films, with roles in Wrath of the Titans and Fast Girls.
She has been cast to star in the title role of the Disney film, Cinderella. The film’s expected release date is in March 2015. James will also star in the comedy film, Untitled John Wells Project, alongside Bradley Cooper, which will also premiere in 2015. In addition, she will have a lead role in the BBC One mini-series, War and Peace, premiering in 2015.
James will have roles in the British films Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and Their Finest Hour And A Half, which do not have set release dates yet.