Boyd Holbrook is quickly amassing an impressive resume of diverse roles,
starring among some of the most respected actors and proving to be one of
Hollywood's most engaging and sought after talents.
Holbrook can next be seen starring in Jason Lew's drama The Free World opposite
Elisabeth Moss and Octavia Spencer, set to release later this year by IFC. The
film premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and Holbrook received rave
reviews about his performance as a Louisiana redneck who was recently released
from jail for a heinous crime he didn't commit. He has completed production on
Fox's sci-fi thriller Morgan opposite Kate Mara and Paul Giamatti, Sabyn
Mayfield's drama Boomtown opposite Rachel Brosnahan and Dwight Yoakam and
Terrence Malick's musical drama Weightless opposite Ryan Gosling, Natalie
Portman, Christian Bale, Michael Fassbender and Rooney Mara. Earlier this year,
he starred in Gavin O'Connor's western Jane Got a Gun alongside Natalie Portman,
Ewan McGregor and Joel Edgerton.
In television, Holbrook stars on the Netflix original series Narcos, which
received a 2016 Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Series, Drama. The
drug-fueled period drama follows Colombia's cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and is
based on true events that depict his life. The series will return later this
year for a second season.
In the past two years, Holbrook has starred in an array of films including
Warner Bros.' Run All Night opposite Liam Neeson, Ed Harris and Joel Kinnaman,
Sara Colangelo's Little Accidents opposite Elizabeth Banks, David Fincher's
adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel Gone Girl opposite Ben Affleck and Rosamund
Pike, Scott Frank's crime drama from Universal A Walk Among the Tombstones
opposite Liam Neeson and Craig Johnson's character-driven indie Skeleton Twins
opposite Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, which made its debut at the 2014 Sundance
Film Festival. Prior, he starred in Very Good Girls alongside Elizabeth Olsen,
Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film
Festival, Scott Cooper's Out of the Furnace alongside Christian Bale and Zoe
Saldana, as well as Andrew Niccol's film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's novel
The Host. Preceding this success, he garnered prolific roles in numerous films
including Vera Farmiga's Higher Ground and Van Sant's Academy Award nominated
Holbrook's other TV credits include HBO's Liberace biopic directed by Steven
Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra, opposite Michael Douglas and Matt Damon,
which opened to rave reviews at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, the Emmy
nominated television mini-series Hatfields & McCoys and the Golden Globe
nominated Showtime series The Big C.
In addition to acting, Holbrook made his directorial debut Peacock Killer, a
short film based on a short story of the same name by Sam Shepard. This is the
first project from his production shingle, Madbrook Films. He also pursues other
creative endeavors as an avid sculptor. His work has been exhibited at various
locations, including the Rare Gallery in New York.
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