Cinematic Celebrity Portraiture

Scarlett Johansson

London-born Jason Bell takes photographs as if he was a movie director. Each of his celebrity subjects have a look of purpose and intent. It’s almost as if we’re looking at a frame right before a dramtic scene in a film.

Bell studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University before returning to London to work for the Sunday Times. He lives in both New York and London.


Mickey Rourke

Rachel Weisz

Emily Blunt

Kate Beckinsale

Mary-Louise Parker

John Malkovich

Natascha Mcelhone

Katy Perry

Katrina Kaif

Rupert Penry Jones

Anna Paquin

Liam Neeson

Jason Bell’s website



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