All Hail Jesse Plemons, King of the Soft-Boy Sociopaths
Jesse Plemons is often called a “character actor,” but this is a cop-out—a nice way of saying that Plemons doesn’t look like a traditional leading man. (Others have certainly found crueler ways.) Yet the days of Plemons being relegated to the quirky, creepy, intentionally marginalized supporting roles that are the character actor’s province are just about over. Plemons is fast becoming a marquee star, even if his nuanced, naturalistic performances belie it. Late last year, Plemons took top billing in Charlie Kaufman’s lovelorn psychodrama I’m Thinking of Ending Things, carrying the film’s queasy emotional weight on his slumped shoulders. This July, he stars in his first summer movie blockbuster, unleashing a German accent as the mustachioed prince launching torpedoes at Dwayne Johnson in Disney’s Jungle…View Original Post
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