Even as he has made his name in unconventional films and starring as a teenager on the autism spectrum in Atypical, the Canadian actor recognizes the “desperation” of his profession and seeks to stretch himself in all directions.
Picked from hundreds of other high school students in an open casting call, the Baltimore native holds his own opposite Matthew McConaughey as the eponymous teenage drug kingpin of Yann Demange’s new film White Boy Rick.
After kicking off the year with three powerful films at Sundance—including this month’s Monsters and Men and Assassination Nation—the young actor continues to use his craft as an opportunity to explore societal inequities and discover his own selfhood.
After a memorable turn as an android in Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, the former ballerina pushes for Asian representation as a scientist in Cary Fukunaga’s new Netflix series Maniac and this summer’s Crazy Rich Asians.
The young star of thrilling Sundance hit Assassination Nation is unafraid of taking risks and asking difficult questions in a film that forces viewers to confront their darkest fears, anxieties, and angers in the age of social media.
After ten years of only models on our covers, our new issue has four covers featuring actors Olivia Cooke and Ashton Sanders and musician Billie Eilish alongside model Adut Akech.
In her three-part virtual reality experience Spheres, the young director pushes the boundaries of technology and plants her powerful female narrators—Jessica Chastain, Patti Smith, and Millie Bobby Brown—at the center of the universe.
The director of famed documentary The Wolfpack makes her feature début with Skate Kitchen, a film about female empowerment based on the experiences of the eponymous female-centric skate collective who also star.
After asking to be written off the international hit series Peaky Blinders, the British actor steps out as a leading man as a boxer fighting for his freedom in a Thai prison in the gritty, visceral new film A Prayer Before Dawn.
The young actress takes the lead role in Doug Liman’s new series Impulse, portraying a vividly complicated teenage girl who deals with the heavy ramifications of a sexual assault and an inexplicable new superpower.