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Will Poulter: The Unstoppable Rise of Hollywood’s Next Big Star

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Will Poulter is an accomplished British actor renowned for his versatile performances that have won over audiences and critics alike. From comedy to drama and fantasy horror flicks, his range and talent is evident across multiple genres and roles he’s been cast in so far.

Here are some highlights from his career to date and what we can look forward to from him in future endeavors.

1. Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Poulter made his breakthrough role debut in 2010 as Eustace Scrubb, an annoying cousin to Pevensie siblings in the third installment of Narnia franchise. His comic timing and depth brought life to the character who ultimately undergoes transformation from self-centered brat to courageous adventurer – including hours of makeup and prosthetics for one scene involving him becoming a dragon!

2. We’re the Millers

Poulter won the BAFTA Rising Star Award in 2013 for his hilarious portrayal of Kenny Rossmore, an impressionable teenager who joins a fake family of drug smugglers in We’re the Millers. He impressed audiences with his awkwardness, innocence and rap skills – earning praise from co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis and Emma Roberts alike.

3. The Maze Runner Series

Poulter made his debut in dystopian sci-fi films with The Maze Runner (2014) and its sequel Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) by playing Gally, leader of a group of boys trapped inside a deadly maze. His performance brought out Gally’s complex yet emotionally charged character while showing his physical prowess during action scenes.

4. The Revenant

Poulter proved his dramatic chops in Oscar-winning epic The Revenant (2015), playing Jim Bridger – an upstart fur trapper who abandons wounded leader Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio). Poulter held his own against DiCaprio and Tom Hardy while giving an insightful, nuanced performance that brought viewers into Jim Bridger’s world.

5. Detroit

Poulter took on an intense and controversial role as Krauss, an racist police officer who terrorizes black residents during 1967 Detroit riots, in the acclaimed drama Detroit (2017). Receiving critical acclaim for his courageous and shocking portrayal, Poulter showed his dedication to playing Krauss by shaving his head and gaining weight to fully embrace this reality-based villain role.

6. Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch

Poulter made history with his role as one of the stars in Netflix’s first interactive film, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018), where viewers could choose various paths through which to experience its narrative. He played Colin Ritman, an eccentric video game designer whose influence influences Stefan Butler (Fionn Whitehead). Colin charmed viewers with his charisma, wit, and many outcomes of their choice for creating groundbreaking games.

7. Midsommar

Poulter ventured into horror territory with Midsommar (2019), an unsettling and surreal film about four friends visiting a pagan cult in Sweden during their summer festival. Poulter played Mark, an insensitive American tourist who disrespects their traditions; eventually leading him down an unsavoury path which eventually leads him towards meeting an unpleasant end.

FAQ: The Ultimate Guide to Your Questions

Q. Where is Will Poulter from?

A. Will Poulter was born on 28 January 1993 in Hammersmith, London, England.

Q. What is Will Poulter’s next project?

A. Will Poulter will play Adam Warlock, a powerful cosmic being in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023). Will joins Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Q. How can I reach Will Poulter?

A. Will Poulter is available to follow on Twitter (@PoulterWill) and Instagram (@willpoulter), where he updates followers about his work and personal life. You can send fan mail directly through his agent Hamilton Hodell Ltd. located at 20 Golden Square London W1F 9JL UK.

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