In 2010, the controversial crime drama Animal Kingdom was launched to our screens. Directed by David Michod and starring Joel Edgerton, Ben Mendelsohn, Guy Pearce, Jacki Weaver receiving 36 awards and 39 nominations with Weaver receiving multiple awards for her haunting performance including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Australian Actor Director Producer and screen writer, Joel Edgerton is also recognised internationally for his roles in ‘Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, ‘Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Kinky Boots, Warrier’, ‘The Thing’, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Legend of the Guardians’.
Born in Sydney in 1974, his career launched with the TV series ‘The Secret Life of Us’.
Critics and audiences met his latest project a psychological thriller ‘The Gift’ with critical acclaim. Edgerton wrote, produced, directed and starred in 2015 film with American actor, director and producer Jason Bateman and British American Actress Rebecca Hall.Share: