Fionn O'Shea • Acteur
"J’ai vraiment eu de la chance que des gens me donnent l’occasion d’essayer beaucoup de choses différentes”
par Ana Stanic
BERLINALE 2021: L’acteur irlandais parle de son travail jusqu’ici et des opportunités qu’on lui a offertes tour au long de sa jeune carrière ; il nous confie aussi avec qui il aimerait travailler à l’avenir
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Born in Dublin, Fionn O'Shea first captured the industry's attention at 11 years old when he starred in Steph Green's 2009 short New Boy, which was nominated for an Academy Award. Fionn, one of Screen Internationals 'Stars of Tomorrow' 2017 has carefully chosen roles in critically acclaimed projects and continues to position himself as one of the industry's most exciting young actors. In 2016, Fionn took on his first leading role in a feature, opposite Andrew Scott in John Butler's highly commended Handsome Devil [+lire aussi :
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interview : Fionn O'Shea
fiche film], written and directed by David Freyne, as well as Jamie in Lenny Abrahamson's adaptation of Normal People for BBC/HULU. Fionn has just wrapped on Nathalie Biancheri's Wolf with George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp, and will next appear in Cherry, directed by The Russo Brothers and starring Tom Holland, which is slated for release early 2021. He has also appeared in films such as The Siege of Jadotville [+lire aussi :
fiche film] alongside Jamie Dornan, and The Aftermath, starring Keira Knightley.
Now selected for the 2021 Shooting Stars, the Irish actor talks about his work so far, what he has been offered through his career and picks Greta Gerwig as a director he would love to work with in the future.