LUCAS HEDGES (Jared Eamons) is one of Hollywood's most
promising up and coming young actors and continues to grow his diverse body of
work with some of the most respected names in entertainment.
Hedges recently wrapped an eight week run as the lead in MCC Theater's
off-Broadway production of Yen directed by Trip Cullman. The Bruntwood
Prize-winning play, written by Anna Jordan, opened at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
on January 30th to rave reviews and marked his New York stage debut.
Upcoming, Hedges can be seen in Martin McDonagh's film Three Billboards
outside Ebbing, Missouri where he stars opposite Frances McDormand and Peter
Hedges recently wrapped production on Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, Lady
Bird. He stars alongside Saoirse Ronan and Tracy Letts and the follows the
adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year. Scott
Rudin is producing the film.
Most recently, Hedges could be seen on the big screen alongside Casey
Affleck, Michelle Williams and Gretchen Mol, in Kenneth Lonergan's Academy
Award-winning film Manchester by the Sea. The film was released by Amazon
Studios and Roadside Attractions in November of 2016. Hedges received an Academy
Award nomination for his work in the film as "Patrick," a teenage boy whose
uncle (Casey Affleck) is forced to take care of him after his father (Kyle
Chandler) suddenly passes away. In addition, Hedges has been named NBR's
breakthrough performer of the year and has received nominations for Gotham's
Best Supporting Actor, Critic's Choice Best Supporting Actor, Critics' Choice
Best Young Actor, and Independent Spirit Award's Best Supporting Male.
For Wes Anderson, Hedges appeared in Moonrise Kingdom, alongside Edward
Norton, Bill Murray and Frances McDormand; and then again in 2014's
Oscar-winning The Grand Budapest Hotel. In 2013 he worked with Jason Reitman,
alongside Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet in Labor Day, and starred opposite
Christoph Waltz in Terry Gilliam's The Zero Theorem.
Hedges has also appeared in such films as Michael Cuesta's Kill The
Messenger, opposite Jeremy Renner and Dante Ariola's Arthur Newman, alongside
Colin Firth and Emily Blunt.
On television Hedges starred in the NBC event series, The Slap, opposite
Zachary Quinto, Peter Sarsgaard and Uma Thurman, and again had an opportunity to
work with directors Lisa Cholodenko and Ken Olin.