Paul Mescal to Lead Espionage Thriller ‘A Spy by Nature’ for Kevin Macdonald
Paul Mescal is stepping into the spy world for the first time. The Emmy and BAFTA-winning Normal People breakout, recently seen in festival favorite Aftersun and last year’s The Lost Daughter, is set to lead A Spy By Nature for Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald (The Mauritanian, The Last King of Scotland, State of Play). HanWay […]
‘Carmen’ Review: Melissa Barrera and Paul Mescal in a Bizet Riff With More Passion Than Point
Dancer-choreographer Benjamin Millepied makes his feature directing debut by recasting the famous opera as an experimental fever dream on the U.S.-Mexico border.
A24 Acquires Paul Mescal-Starring Cannes Hit ‘Aftersun’ From Debut Director Charlotte Wells
Normal People breakout Paul Mescal is re-teaming with A24. After starring in A24-backed God’s Creatures, which bowed in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight sidebar, the studio has now acquired the actor’s other film in the festival, the Critic’s Week title Aftersun. From debut director Charlotte Wells, the film stars Mescal and newcomer Frankie Corio and bowed to […]
Paul Mescal in ‘Aftersun’: Film Review | Cannes 2022
The ‘Normal People’ star toplines a debut feature as a young Scottish father on summer holiday with his tween daughter.
Emily Watson and Paul Mescal in ‘God’s Creatures’: Film Review | Cannes 2022
The actors play a mother and the son whose return home to their Irish fishing village brings trauma in Saela Davis and Anna Rose Holmer’s second feature.
Paul Mescal on How He “Weathered the Storm” of Success and Social Media (and Now Has Two Films at Cannes)
Catapulted to stardom by Normal People, Paul Mescal stayed grounded by working nonstop and now finds himself with two buzzy projects headed to Cannes BY ALEX RITMAN
BFI’s Cannes Great8: Paul Mescal Drama, Cillian Murphy Animated Feature on 2022 Slate
The British Film Institute has named its 2022 crop of ‘Great8’ films, eight features from emerging U.K. filmmakers that it will showcase to international distributors and festival programmers in the run-up to the Marche du Film in Cannes. Of the features, Mark Jenkin’s Enys Men has been selected for the official Directors’ Fortnight competition, while […]
Margaret Qualley, Paul Mescal to Star in ‘The End of Getting Lost’ for Amazon (Exclusive)
Margaret Qualley is set to star in and executive produce The End of Getting Lost, a Europe-set mystery thriller based on an upcoming book from Robin Kirman, with Paul Mescal in talks to co-star. Set in 1990s Europe, the story follows a young married couple, Gina (Qualley) and Duncan (Mescal), on what Duncan claims is […]
Inside LACMA’s Art+Film Gala as Honoree Steven Spielberg Says: “I Don’t Think I’ve Referred to Myself in Public” as an Artist
The star-studded annual affair is often affectionately referred to as the Met Gala of the West as it features well-heeled, A-list guests from fashion, film, music, philanthropy, business and tech gathered to raise funds for a museum. But this year’s LACMA Art+Film Gala, a milestone 10th-anniversary event, shimmered in its own, brighter light on Saturday […]
Josh O’Connor, Paul Mescal Teaming for Romance ‘The History of Sound’
Two of the brightest rising stars in the industry are teaming up for the first time. Josh O’Connor, who landed an Emmy for his portrayal of Prince Charles in the Netflix’s The Crown, and Paul Mescal, who broke out in the hit BBC/Hulu miniseries Normal People and won a BAFTA for his turn as Connell […]
BAFTA TV Awards: Michaela Coel Secures Two Wins, Paul Mescal Claims Leading Actor Honor
Michaela Coel emerged the big winner at Sunday’s BAFTA TV Awards, where her acclaimed drama I May Destroy You added to its growing stash of statuettes. Coel beat out a fiercely competitive list of performances that included Letitia Wright (Small Axe), Daisy Edgar-Jones (Normal People) and Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) to land the leading actress […]
Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer, Paul Mescal to Attend Hybrid BAFTA TV Awards
Michaela Coel, Jodie Comer and Paul Mescal are among the nominees set to attend this weekend’s BAFTA TV Awards ceremony in person, with others joining via video link. The hybrid event — being hosted by Richard Ayoade at London’s Television Centre — is keeping in line with COVID-19 protocols by allowing nominees in a number of […]