While the Australian native minimize his enamel in appearing and flourished in a number of on-screen roles, his credit additionally prolong to theater, movie directing and producing.
Next up, he will be seen in Barry Jenkins’ Amazon sequence The Underground Railroad and A24/Bron Studios’ The Green Knight reverse Dev Patel and Alicia Vikander. Edgerton can be the star and EP of the upcoming function The Unknown Man directed by Thomas M. Wright.
In 2016, Edgerton was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Lead Actor for his starring position in Focus Features’ Loving, which first made its world premiere on the Cannes Film Festival and went on to be nominated on the Oscars.
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As a director his function credit embody the bibliographical drama Boy Erased which made its world premiere at Telluride in 2018. The film follows the son of a Baptist preacher who unwillingly participates in a church-supported gay-conversion program after being forcibly outed to his mother and father. Edgerton additionally starred in that film reverse Nicole Kidman, Lucas Hedges and Russell Crowe.
Edgerton made his function directorial debut, and likewise starred in, STX/Blumhouse’s The Gift reverse Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall. Edgerton wrote the screenplay and produced the movie, and was nominated for a DGA Award for First-Time Feature Film Direction.
Last yr, Edgerton appeared in Netflix’s The King, which he additionally co-wrote together with director David Michod. The movie had its world premiere on the 72nd Venice Film Festival.
Edgerton’s function credit embody 20th Century Fox’s Jennifer Lawrence spy thriller Red Sparrow, Amazon’s Gringo reverse Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo (directed by his brother, Nash Edgerton), Netflix’s action-crime function Bright reverse Will Smith, Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special, Scott Cooper’s mob drama Black Mass, Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, Zero Dark Thirty; and the mixed-martial-arts drama Warrior reverse Tom Hardy and Nick Nolte. One of Edgerton’s early roles was that of Luke Skywalker’s uncle Owen Lars in Star Wars: Episode II – The Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
In theater, Edgerton starred alongside Cate Blanchett as Stanley within the Sydney Theatre Company’s 2009 manufacturing of A Streetcar Named Desire. Edgerton and Blanchett additionally carried out the play to sold-out audiences on the Kennedy Center, adopted by a run on the Brooklyn Academy of Music in December 2009.
The actor has appeared in a number of stage productions, most notably on the Sydney Theatre Company, together with Blackrock, Third World Blues and Love for Love – and Bell Shakespeare – Henry IV.
Edgerton was beforehand represented by CAA. He continues to be represented by Anonymous Content, lawyer Bob Wallerstein and Ann Churchill Brown.