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An Audience with Luke Evans

Updated Luke Evans 2018
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 7:30pm
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
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Luke was born in Pontypool and grew up in Aberbargoed. He received a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000.

An established star in film and on London's West End and, Welsh actor Luke Evans continues to make an impression in Hollywood.

Luke was most recently seen starring as ‘John Moore’ in the crime TV series The Alienist, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was released in April on Netflix. A sequel series, The Angel of Darkness has been commissioned to begin filming next year.

Luke recently wrapped filming on Roland Emmerich’s historical drama, Midway, alongside Woody Harrelson and Patrick Wilson. The film explores the story of the battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the soldiers who fought it. It is slated for release in November 2019.

In 2019 he will be seen in comedy Murder Mystery, alongside an all-star cast including Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Gemma Arterton, and David Walliams. Tate Taylor’s Ma sees Luke join a cast including Juliette Lewis, Allison Janney, and Octavia Spencer. He will also star in Luc Besson’s next film, Anna, alongside Helen Mirren, Cillian Murphy, and newcomer Sasha Luss. He will also voice the role of Felix in StarDog and TurboCat alongside Gemma Arterton and Bill Nighy.

Luke was most recently seen on the big screen in Professor Marston & the Wonder Women. It premiered at Toronto Film Festival and was released in late autumn. He starred in thriller 10x10 alongside Kelly Reilly. He was also seen in indie film State Like Sleep, alongside Kathryn Waterston and Michael Shannon.

In 2017, Luke was seen in Disney’s highly anticipated, live-action adaptation of the animated classic Beauty and the Beast. Luke starred as lothario and villain ‘Gaston’ alongside Emma Watson’s ‘Belle’.

His other films include The Girl On The Train; Ben Wheatley’s suspenseful High Rise for which he received a ‘Best Supporting Actor’ nomination at the British Independent Film Awards; Message from the King, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Dracula Untold, The Great Train Robbery and The Fast & Furious franchise.

Between 2010 and 2012, Luke’s career began to take off with supporting and starring roles in films such as Immortals, The Three Musketeers, The Raven and No One Lives.

Luke’s first co-starring role came in Fall 2010 when he portrayed the lead role of 'Andy' in acclaimed director Stephen Frears' Tamara Drewe.

Luke made his UK feature film debut in the role of 'Clive' in the 2009 British Independent Film Academy nominated feature Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll. It was Warner Brother's action/fantasy/drama Clash of the Titans, however, that put him on the map, where he portrayed the charismatic god, 'Apollo.' Following this, he was next seen in the Ridley Scott remake of Robin Hood, playing the Sheriff's head henchman to Russell Crowe's interpretation of 'Robin Hood.'

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