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BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK

JOE ALWYN (BILLY LYNN) This year will see British actor Joe Alwyn star in one of the most anticipated movies of the year, as he takes on the lead role in the upcoming film from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Joe was picked from obscurity to take on the title role of 'Billy Lynn' in what will be his acting debut.

Joe will also be seen in Ritesh Batra's upcoming BBC Films movie The Sense of an Ending. Based on a book by the same name, written by Julian Barnes and adapted for the screen by Nick Payne, the film follows Tony Webster who is divorced and retired, leading a reclusive and relatively quiet life. One day, he learns that the mother of his university girlfriend, Veronica,  left in her will a diary kept by his best friend who dated Veronica after she and Tony parted ways. Tony's quest to recover the diary, now in Veronica's possession, forces him to revisit his flawed recollections of his friends and of his younger self. As he digs deeper into his past, it all starts to come back; the first love, the broken heart, the deceit, the regrets, the guilt. Joe appears opposite Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Emily Mortimer, Michelle Dockery, Billy Howle and Freya Mavor. The film is due for release in September 2016.

Joe studied English and Drama at Bristol University and then at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Last year, Joe was selected as one of the 2015 Screen International 'Stars of Tomorrow' that celebrates international up-and-coming talent.

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