Join us for a 90-minute career retrospective for Pedro Pascal.
Pedro Pascal can currently be seen starring opposite Ethan Hawke in Pedro Almodóvar’s short film, A STRANGE WAY OF LIFE, which first premiered at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival. Up next Pascal can be seen starring in Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s independent film, FREAKY TALES, which is set to premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival.
Pascal recently wrapped production on Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated GLADIATOR 2. Most recently, Pascal starred opposite Bella Ramsey in HBO’s THE LAST OF US, based off of the PlayStation and Naughty Dog game of the same name. The show, which premiered in January 2023, debuted to record-breaking numbers and critical acclaim. HBO announced THE LAST OF US season 2 renewal in late January.
Pascal garnered Lead Actor Emmy, Golden Globes, and Critics Choice nominations for his role. Pascal also plays the titular role in the first-ever live-action STAR WARS series, THE MANDALORIAN, as a mysterious lone gunfighter who exists in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic. Written and executive produced by Jon Favreau, the series launched on Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, Disney+, on November 12th, 2019. Season 3 is slated to air in March 2023.
Pedro was last seen starring in Lionsgate’s THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT alongside Nicolas Cage. The film premiered at the 2022 SXSW festival to rave reviews. Before that, Pedro was in Judd Apatow’s THE BUBBLE alongside Keegan Michael Key, David Duchovny, Maria Bakalova, and Iris Apatow. Pedro can also be seen in Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN 1984, in which he stars in a key role alongside Gal Gadot and Kristen Wiig. The film marks the second time he and Jenkins have worked together.
Pascal made his Broadway debut in summer 2019 in Sam Gold’s production of “King Lear,” playing Edmund, alongside Glenda Jackson and Ruth Wilson. “King Lear” opened on April 4th and ran through June 9th. Previously, Pascal was seen in TRIPLE FRONTIER, an action-adventure story set on the border zone between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. The film also stars Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund, and Charlie Hunnam and released globally on Netflix on March 13th, 2019.
In 2018, Pascal appeared in Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK. The film was nominated for a Golden Globe and won AFI’s “Movie of the Year” award. Additionally, Pascal starred in Antoine Fuqua’s (Training Day, The Equalizer) THE EQUALIZER 2 opposite Denzel Washington, which was released by Sony on July 20th, 2018.
Pascal starred in the first, second, and third seasons of the critically-acclaimed, BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated Netflix original series NARCOS, the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels around the world. Pascal portrayed the role of DEA agent Javier Peña, who led the manhunt for Colombian drug kingpin, Pablo Escobar in seasons one and two – and for the Cali Cartel in season three. In 2017, Pascal starred in FOX and Matthew Vaughn’s KINGSMAN 2: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, alongside Taron Egerton, Channing Tatum, and Julianne Moore. The film grossed $411 million worldwide.
In 2014, Pascal starred in HBO's critically-acclaimed series GAME OF THRONES where he played the fan-favorite Oberyn Martell. Pedro has had recurring roles on USA’s GRACELAND, ABC's BROTHERS; SISTERS, CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, FX's LIGHTS OUT, CBS’ THE MENTALIST, and ABC's RED WIDOW. Other television credits include Showtime's award-winning NURSE JACKIE, the LAW ORDER trifecta, BODY OF PROOF, WITHOUT A TRACE, NYPD BLUE and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, among others. Pascal’s other film credits include: Christopher Caldwell and Zeek Earl’s PROSPECT, Universal's THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU, THE GREAT WALL, Joe Saunders' SWEET LITTLE LIES, and B. Hayward Randall's I AM THAT GIRL. He also appeared in Julia Solomonoff's SISTERS (HERMANAS) and Freya Billington's WINDOW SHOPPING. Pascal has originated roles in New York for The Manhattan Theater Club, Classic Stage Company, Playwrights Horizons, and Terrence McNally's Drama Desk Nominated play SOME MEN at Second Stage. He starred alongside Jennifer Ehle and Liev Schreiber in Shakespeare in the Park's production of MACBETH, as well as their Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING with Lily Rabe. He won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and Garland for ORPHANS at The International City Theater. Pedro has also directed Florencia Lozano's UNDERNEATHMYBED, David Anzuelo's KILLING PLAY and Daniel Talbott's YOSEMITE at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.