Lily James mentors rising star Bel Powley who found fame on both sides of the Atlantic after appearing on The Morning Show with Jennifer Aniston and a new UKTN drama
- The Downton Abbey star reportedly took actress Bel Powley under his wing
- Bel, 30, currently stars as Birdy in UKTN’s All I Know About Love
- She also appeared on Apple TV+’s The Morning Show alongside Jennifer Aniston.
Rising star Bel Powley is mentored by Lily James on how to handle his growing fame on both sides of the Atlantic.
Bel, who appeared on Apple TV+’s The Morning Show alongside Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, is mentored by her close friend Lily, who is famous for Downton Abbey and Pam & Tommy.
The two are also part of the same North London social circle. Bel is engaged to Great Expectations actor Douglas Booth, who is also said to have been dating Lily.
A source said: “Lily and Bel are very good friends. As Bel becomes more and more in the public eye, Lily is here to help. Of course, few people know as well as Lily what c is that talking a lot.
Lily James (centre) has taken rising star Bel Powley (right) under her wing, as the actress’ fame grows on both sides of the pond. The pair are pictured with fellow actress Jenna Coleman
Two years ago, Lily, 33, found herself lagging behind on social media after photos were posted of her married co-star kissing Dominic West while on a sunny trip to Rome.
Bel, 30, currently stars as Birdy in the UKTN’s adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s coming-of-age memoir, All I Know About Love, alongside Emma Appleton, who plays her best friend Maggie.
Bel, whose mother Janis Jaffa is a casting director, was educated at Holland Park School in west London before starting acting as a teenager in TV shows such as the Dickensian adaptation Little Dorrit and the detective series Murderland.
Bel is currently starring in UKTN’s All I Know About Love alongside Emma Appleton
She was later in the sitcom Benidorm. In 2019, she landed a lead role playing British character Claire Conway on the award-winning The Morning Show, an American breakfast news program.
Last summer, Booth took to Instagram to reveal he had asked Bel to marry him. Alongside a photo of the couple, he wrote: “Very, VERY happy!”
The date of their marriage is not yet known.
The brand new series, Everything I Know About Love is now available only on Stan in Australia.
Bel landed roles as a teenager in the TV adaptation of Little Dorrit and crime drama Murderland