The warmhearted Australian’s background in Suzuki, butoh, and karate informs her vividly physical performances, including her latest role as half of a star-crossed love story in the new Forest Whitaker-led series Godfather of Harlem.
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.
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.
With a role on the bilingual series Los Espookys and his first stand-up special My Favorite Shapes on HBO, the Salvadoran comedian and writer breaks out from his behind-the-scenes role on Saturday Night Live with his idiosyncratic sense of humor.
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.
The Japanese-American actor has built a career out of playing dark characters—including The Female, part of a band of vigilantes exposing hypocrisy in the new Amazon series The Boys—but says the best thing about her work is getting close with her audience.
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.