Buckley and Mescal reunite

Jessie Buckley

THE LOST DAUGHTER stars Jessie Buckley and Paul Mescal are set to reunite for an adaption of the book HAMNET, with Chloé Zhao on directing duties. The historical fiction novel reimagines the story of William Shakespeare’s wife Agnes, who is left struggling to come to terms following the death of her only son Hamnet. The book has earned O’Farrell critical praise for her work, winning the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction and the Fiction Prize at the National Book Critics Circle Awards.

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Mescal claims IFTA Best Supporting Actor

Paul Mescal

For the second year in a row, Paul Mescal has earned recognition for his acting talents at the IFTA Awards. Marking his third IFTA award, Mescal claimed the Best Supporting Actor for his role in ALL OF US STRANGERS with RIPLEY‘s Andrew Scott. The Irish actor, who shot to fame in BBC series NORMAL PEOPLE, was spotted on the set of his upcoming movie THE HISTORY OF SOUND, which is currently being shot in Italy.

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Mescal in THE HISTORY OF SOUND

Paul Mescal

NORMAL PEOPLE BAFTA winner Paul Mescal will star in same-sex romance THE HISTORY OF SOUND. an Oliver Hermanus-directed adaptation of an award-winning short story. Principal photography began in summer 2022, predominantly in the U.S. and on location in the U.K. and Italy with Mescal joining THE CROWN star and recent Emmy winner Josh O’Connor. The film focuses on two young men who set out to record the lives, voices and music of their American compatriots who travelled to Europe to fight in World War I.

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Paul Mescal to star in HAMNET

Paul Mescal

In an interview with Vogue U.K., Academy award nominee Paul Mescal says he is set to play William Shakespeare in the upcoming film adaptation of Lolita Chakrabarti’s newest work, HAMNET. The work, described as “a love letter to passion, birth, grief, and the magic of nature,” is based on Maggie O’Farrell’s best-selling novel of the same name, which explores the personal life of Shakespeare and his wife after they suffer the loss of their 11-year-old son to the plague. Directed by Academy Award winner Chloé Zhao, Mescal also states that the film adaptation will co-star Jessie Buckley, recently seen in the West End as Sally Bowles in CABARET, for which she received an Olivier.

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Mescal in JAMES BOND talks

Paul Mescal

NORMAL PEOPLE actor Paul Mescal is in talks to play James Bond in the next film, as the next movie in the spy franchise will star two 007s — one younger and one older. Paul shot to fame in 2020 playing GAA player Connell alongside Daisy Edgar-Jones in RTE and BBC romantic drama NORMAL PEOPLE. The Maynooth native was nominated for Best Actor at the Academy Awards this year for his role in tear-jerker AFTERSUN. Mescal is set for a hot 2024 with the release of his next project, ALL OF US STRANGERS.

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Paul Mescal on Jimmy Kimmel

Paul Mescal

During his latest appearance on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Paul talks about being at the Oscars with his parents, discovering seat fillers are a thing, staying up all night, being in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE in London, his new movie ALL OF US STRANGERS, doing a love scene with Andrew Scott, and Jimmy’s dad cornering Paul backstage to ask him a lot of questions about Ireland.

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