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.
After roles in Beautiful Creatures and Top of the Lake, the Australian actor makes a star turn in the new film Them That Follow, as the daughter of a pastor of a snake-handling sect in Appalachia who loses her religion.
After her American visa was denied, the English actor found herself in Canada making her feature début as the lead of Pippa Bianco’s striking new HBO film Share, as a teenager coming to terms with the boundaries of consent after she awakes from a night of heavy drinking.
With roles in Showtime’s new Boston cop drama City on a Hill and the forthcoming film Brian Banks as the eponymous real-life NFL player who spent years fighting a wrongful conviction of rape, the actor looks to stretch his talents in projects that tackle institutional racism in the real world from both inside and out.
The English actor soldiers through a bleak future in the new HBO series Years and Years, illuminating the refugee crisis as the moral center of a Manchester family buffeted by a distressing world that is just like our own—only more so.
The English actor continues his run of projects tackling essential real-world issues—from racism and authority in Detroit and colonialism in The Revenant to bullying in his teenage début Son of Rambow—in Hereditary director Ari Aster’s new film Midsommar as a young man surging with toxic masculinity on a boys’ trip gone very wrong.
As the quieter foil to Zendaya’s Rue on the striking new HBO teen drama Euphoria, the born-and-bred Angeleno continues to step out on her own as she pursues projects that increase representation and new voices onscreen.
With roles in Gregg Araki’s new series Now Apocalypse and this week’s Shaft reboot along with a forthcoming book of poetry and directorial début, the former Nickelodeon star continues to celebrate the freedom to explore and experiment creatively.
The Yale School of Drama graduate dissects gentrification and toxic masculinity in the Sundance hit The Last Black Man in San Francisco and looks ahead to a busy schedule full of projects with JJ Abrams, Jordan Peele, Spike Lee, and Aaron Sorkin.