2020, Imogen Poots has No time for her Boyfriend James Norton.

Imogen Poots, English actress who portrays Kelly Ann on the Showtime original series Roadies has no time for her boyfriend James Norton. She said, she has no interest on social Media sites to get connect with people. Poots spends her time in between London and New York but her partner James lives in Peckham. How strange!!!… She was busy enough to make her career and worked over 5 projects in 2019 and which one was set to release on the first month of 2020 but postponed.

Imogen is best known for playing Tammy in the 28 Weeks Later (2007) post-apocalyptic sci fi horror film, Linda Keith in the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013), Debbie Raymond in the Paul Raymond biopic The Look of Love (2013) and Julia Maddon in the American action thriller Need For Speed (2014).

No time for love to James Norton

Imogen Poots with her boyfriend James
Imogen Poots with her boyfriend James Norton

Imogen Poots and James Norton confirmed their romance in May 2018, is facing distance relationship. She already worked on four projects in 2019 and her last year project “The Father” was set to release in January 27, 2020 but due to coronavirus, the releasing date is now on November 20, 2020.

The actress, who had her major breakthrough at the age of 17 in horror film 28 Weeks later, dates the McMafia star for around two years, with the couple making their red carpet debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.

Poots needs to split her time between London and New York whereas Norton owns a house at Peckham.

The actress, 30 years old, told ES Magazine that distance was yet to be a problem despite the couple, pictured, spending many months apart due to work. But as per her appearance with James, she loves him so much.
On same interview, she said,

“It’s just everything I’ve ever known,”
“Because of distance, I had never known anything to fall apart.”

She added:

“I find work to be my happy place, in a way. Because it’s all I’ve ever known: packing up a bag and moving on.

“That restlessness that’s inherent in you is very addictive. And I suppose now I’m supposed to slow down and set up a farm or something.

But I’m not ready to do that. I want to keep exploring the world.”

But she does occasionally look at social media, admitting: “I’m a lurker.”

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Imogen Hates Social media and love to live under limelight

Poots, who promoted thriller film Vivarium, also mentioned her dislike of social media. “I’m not a fan because I’m seeing what it’s doing to the generation below me, and that’s really sad with mental health,” she said.

Imogen is the daughter of a Journalist

British actress Imogen Poots was born in Hammersmith, London, England. The daughter of the English-born news reporter Fiona (Goodall), and Trevor Poots, a television producer from Northern Ireland. She was educated for girls at Bute House Preparatory School, Queen’s Gate School for Girls, and Latymer Upper School in London. She started attending the Youngblood Theater Company when she was a teenager, and developed a love of acting.

Career step after age 17

Imogen Poots at age 17
Imogen Poots earlier picture

Poots first appeared on-screen in a Casualty episode and played a non-speaking role in V for Vendetta, but she was largely unknown when Juan Carlos Fresnadillo cast her in 28 Weeks later, at the age of 17. Since then she’s appeared in movies like Cracks, Centurion, and Fright Night’s 2011 remake. Although Poots has never formally trained as an actress, according to Giles Hattersley, she has developed her acting skills through a practical apprenticeship that may have served her well, since she is “compellingly natural” in front of the camera. Poots played the tempestuous fresh faced violinist Alexandra Gelbart in A Late Quartet in 2012, opposite Catherine Keener and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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year after year, 2013-2020

 Before Poots met boyfriend James Norton, she was struggling for career and learning skills. She appeared in Tim Buckley’s Greetings in 2013, with Filth and The Look of Love. In 2014, Poots starred in the romantic comedy That Awkward Moment and the action movie Need for Speed, a video game series adaptation. She appeared with Jennifer Aniston and Cate Blanchett’s Knight of Cups in She’s Funny That Way in 2015, and was cast in the adaptation of Jess Walter’s novel Beautiful Ruins. She portrayed Linda Keith as Hendrix alongside André Benjamin in the Jimi Hendrix biopic Jimi: All Is by My Side.

Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots from Vivarium
Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots from Vivarium. Source: Empire

In 2016 she appeared in the Showtime Roadies series as Kelly Ann. In 2017 she was playing Honey in Virginia Woolf’s Who’s Afraid of Albee? , televised from the Harold Pinter Theater in London West End via National Theater Live on 18 May 2017. Poots also appeared that year at the Donmar Warehouse opposite James Norton in the Amy Herzog play Belleville. After that she was so busy with tight schedules on movies and series. She played on 6 movies and 2 web series.