After stints as a designer, an artist, a club kid, and a dominatrix, the breakout star of Josh and Benny Safdie’s visceral Uncut Gems is ready to take on the movie industry.
Whether onstage in the three-hander “Master Harold”…and the Boys or in Sam Mendes’s Golden Globe-winning, big-budget World War I epic 1917, the young English actor puts his natural curiosity to use in every project he tackles.
With his English-language début as an enigmatic photographer caught in a love triangle with Alicia Vikander’s Lucy and Riley Keough’s Lily in Earthquake Bird, the Japanese dancer-turned-actor brings his intense presence to new audiences.
As a murderous Rev-9 in the new Terminator: Dark Fate, the Texan pulls from his real-life experiences and natural charisma and steps into the shoes of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Robert Patrick as a robot who is almost, but not quite, terrifyingly human.
In his first feature, The Sound of Silence, starring Peter Sarsgaard as a house tuner and sound theorist who suffers a crisis of faith caused by a client played by Rashida Jones, the director celebrates the quiet he uncovers in a “New York City love letter.”
With three major films this season—David Michôd’s The King; Justin Kurzel’s True History of the Kelly Gang; and Taika Waititi’s TIFF prizewinner Jojo Rabbit, about a young Nazi and his imaginary friend Hitler—the New Zealander proves herself with a string of powerful and fascinating projects.
Three years into playing “badass” older sister Nancy Wheeler, the Stranger Things star takes stock of where she’s been and considers where she’s going as the sci-fi series continues its global domination.
As Cody, a mid-level operator in a pyramid scheme in the dark new Showtime comedy On Becoming a God in Central Florida, the Québécois actor strikes a balance between desperation and vitality—all in his second language.
In Julius Onah’s bracing new film, the rising young actor investigates the burdens of identity and expectation as a former child soldier-turned-model student rejecting the system around him.
As an aspiring writer newly enamored of Bruce Springsteen in an English working-class town in the Eighties, the young actor pushes forward in his quest to reframe the way minorities are portrayed onscreen in the new film Blinded by the Light.