I’ve added missing photos of Sasha from her two most recent appearances as well as a new still of her from After Everything. I have many more photos of Sasha to add so be sure to check back. Enjoy!
Sasha was in attendance yesterday at ELLE’s Women In Hollywood Celebration. She looked lovely. I’ve added photos to the gallery. Enjoy.
Sasha was in attendance today at the 2018 New York Comic Con to promote Hellboy. She looked awesome and I’m hearing good things about the trailer (it hasn’t been released yet online). I’ve added a bunch of photos of Sasha from the event. I’ve also added missing photos from her most recent events to the gallery. Enjoy!
October 6 – New York Comic Con: Panel
October 6 – New York Comic Con: IMDB
Sasha attended the New York premiere for Skate Kitchen a couple of days ago. I’ve also added scans of her from Entertainment Weekly and Diva. Enjoy!
Sasha was in attendance this past week at The Miseducation of Cameron Post New York screening. Sorry I didn’t get a chance to add these sooner. She and the cast looked lovely at the screening. The film looks awesome. I can’t wait to see it. Enjoy the photos.
Sasha was out today at Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival to promote The Miseducation of Cameron Post. She was in attendance with the cast including Chloe Grace Moretz and Forest Goodluck. Enjoy the photos.
Sasha hosted the A/W’18 UGG Collection event on July 17th. She looked so cute at the event. I’ve added photos to the gallery. Enjoy.
Sasha is featured in the new issue of Elle (UK). It was a really great read so I highly recommend you check it out. I’ve added scans from her feature as well as some photo sessions and some photos from The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Enjoy!
Sasha Lane is opening up in Elle UK‘s August 2018 issue, out Wednesday (July 4).
Here’s what the 22-year-old American Honey actress had to say…
On struggling with mental illness: “I have bipolar disorder, and the more intense my life gets, the more intense my head gets. It’s hard to act like you’re not hearing voices all day when you’re trying to say your lines… But someone else is struggling with this. I want people to know that just because I have designer bags and I’ve traveled the world, I’m still having a breakdown every other f–king day.”
On staying true to herself: “I’m pretty good at sticking to my guns. I don’t care how much money they’re offering, or how big the role, or how cool the party is. I just don’t take s–t from people. I’ve been asked, ‘Will you switch your hair?’ F–k, no. What for?”
On racial diversity and avoiding token roles: “There are a handful I get [offered] that I know are specifically for a white person; the whole family dynamic is geared towards a white person. I don’t have those experiences. My mother is Maori, from New Zealand, and my father is black. I grew up with a lot of black people. You thought [offering me this role] was diverse, so you could say you have someone of colour in your film, but I’m light-skinned enough that it doesn’t throw white people off. As much as I’m glad to represent people, don’t use me as your token.”
2018: Photo Session #018
2017: Garage – additions
The Miseducation of Cameron Post: Posters & Art – additions
The Miseducation of Cameron Post: Promotional Images – additions
I’ve added a handful of film images, photo sessions, and scan additions to the gallery. They are all lovely. More soon. Enjoy!
Sasha Lane: The Fashion Muse We Need Right Now
It’s a Saturday morning, early enough that it only takes me 20 minutes to get from the Westside of Los Angeles to Echo Park, the neighborhood Sasha Lane calls home. I’m meeting the actress—Hollywood’s beloved indie darling—at one of her favorite local spots, Stories Books & Cafe, a small business serving up exactly what you’d expect: books, brews, and bites. She arrives shortly after I do with her dog, Homey, in tow, and we grab a seat on the back patio. It’s been a dismal week, to say the least, with the sudden passing of designer Kate Spade and chef/journalist Anthony Bourdain, but Lane is the embodiment of positivity in a tie-dye pink T-shirt with denim cutoffs and glitter-covered Vans, her nails painted a sparkly light blue.
She is the energy we all need right now.
One can only imagine that same energy was the impetus for her discovery. Before Lane landed on the It list of nearly every industry producer and director—a result of her raw performance in 2016’s American Honey—she was a Texas State University student taking classes in psychology and social work, and her story went something like this: Hanging out with friends on a Florida beach during spring break, she caught the eye of director Andrea Arnold, who convinced her to audition for the lead role in her film. While Lane’s right-place, right-time discovery is a storied industry tale, that’s where the similarities between her and other young starlets end.
Lane caters to a new generation, bucking all the Hollywood ingénue clichés, from her sexuality and appearance—she’s a biracial gay woman with dreadlocks and tattoos—to her project selection philosophy. But even better, she’s not afraid to call bullshit on industry elite who say they want “real” and “raw” but then throw that all out the window for the safe choice. That’s the exciting thing about Lane; she’s not afraid to take risks, bring authentic stories to the big screen, or, most importantly, ensure inclusivity and diversity in Hollywood aren’t just trends.
You can see this reflected in her résumé. Four out of the six projects listed on Lane’s IMDb page are directed by women, and two of her character credits identify as LGBTQ+. She may not be exclusively seeking out these types of projects, but the impact they’ve had on her
(and audiences) is not lost on Lane.
“Andrea really solidified how I felt about being vulnerable and how women see characters,” she says. “I keep being in these situations where I’m making vulnerable films with these women who are actually allowing me to be a full character, not just a pretty girl, not just three fucking descriptions we see in every script,” she says. At once sweet and tough, fearful and confident, graceful and crude, Lane can’t be whittled down to just three descriptions any more than the rest of the human race.
This month, we see Lane in the feel-good indie story Hearts Beat Loud, about a widowed father (Parks and Recreation’s Nick Offerman) trying to make the most of his final weeks with his college-bound daughter (Kiersey Clemons) by forming an unlikely music duo. Lane is fantastic as Rose, Clemons’s character’s love interest. The part afforded Lane the opportunity to collaborate and bring her personal truth to their story, a dynamic not commonly portrayed on the big screen. “[Director] Brett Haley was like, I’m a straight white man. I know nothing about a biracial lesbian relationship. What should we do?” laughs Lane. “And then we just started going through the entire script and working on it, and it gave me confidence to speak my mind and steer the direction of how something should go, that I shouldn’t just say, Whatever you want! Because no, I have an opinion, I have a mind, and Brett offered that to us.”
While Lane has her own experiences to draw from for Hearts Beat Loud, nothing could prepare her for the gut punch that was The Miseducation of Cameron Post. The film follows the journey of teenager Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is forced to enter a gay conversion therapy center after her romance with a close female friend is exposed.
“My initial thoughts were like, whoa!” Lane tells us. “It is set in 1993, and that is not that long ago. And then I started reading books about it and talking to Chloë and the director, Desiree [Akhavan], more about it. Chloë is so smart and intellectual and is always doing research. She was telling me how this is now. The fact that we were filming during the inauguration, it made that film hit us much harder and made us want to work that much harder for it.” That passion to do right by the story clearly paid off; the film would go on to win the Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.
Not only is Lane winning over critics and audiences with her performances, but she’s a bona fide fashion muse, too, with first-rate designers clamoring to dress her. Just last month, she accompanied Tory Burch to the Met Gala in a custom ivory gown featuring gathered tulle and Chantilly lace, her dreadlocks decorated with crystal strands. When I ask about the collaboration, she admits it was a shock even to her at first. “I was intrigued, because I was like, Tory wants me?” says says. “She wants me at her table? Has she seen me—has she seen what I look like?”
The two built a connection in that small amount of time, Lane tells us, bonding over their relationships with their brothers. And while the Met Gala red carpet can be intimidating to even the most veteran Hollywood talent, the rising star felt completely at ease her second time around.
“I had so much confidence and I felt so good in what I wore that even when I saw Rihanna—
who of course always looks banging, and it’s fucking Rihanna—I was like, I don’t even feel less than; I don’t feel intimidated or anything. We’re both just here looking beautiful as shit. It made me feel like I can stand among these people and still feel beautiful.”
At this rate, with the career Lane is carving for herself, she won’t just stand among industry giants. She’ll surpass them.
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