Oscar Isaac

Biography

Oscar Isaac Hernandez (born 9th March 1979)
Oscar Isaac is a Latin American actor and singer.

Oscar Isaac: Early Life
Isaac is an evangelical protestant of Guatemalan descent, his mother is from Guatemala and his father is a Pulmonologist from Cuba. He was raised in Miami, Florida. Hernandez played in a band as the lead guitarist and vocalist; their name was The Blinking Underdogs.

Oscar Isaac: Career
His first break as an actor came in the film 'The Nativity Story' opposite Keisha Castle-Hughes. He then got a part in 'Guerrilla' which is part two of the film 'Che'.
Isaac also played Prince John in 2010 film 'Robin Hood'.
In September 2011, Isaac starred as a security guard in a film directed by Madonna called 'W.E', he then followed up with a small role in the film 'Drive' starring Ryan Gosling.
Isaac went on to star in a film called '10 Years', playing a musician. Two of his own songs were included in the film and were added to the soundtrack.
He made an appearance in the hit television series 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'. Isaac played the lead protagonist Romeo in Public Theatre's 'Shakespeare in the Park'. He also had a role in Shakespearean play 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'.
Isaac replaced Javier Bardem in 2013 for the film 'A Most Violent Year', opposite Jessica Chastain. In the same year, Isaac starred in the Coen Brothers film 'Inside Llewyn Davis' alongside Carey Mulligan and John Goodman. The film earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor among several other film festival accolades.
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A Most Violent Year

2nd October 2014 -

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In 1981, New York City saw its most violent year in the city's history. When an immigrant arrives in the city in pursuit of the American Dream, he never expected that his journey would result...

Opening Night of 'King Lear' at The Delacorte Theater [Pictures]

6th August 2014 -

 News

Celebrities including Oscar Isaac and F. Murray Abraham attended The Delacorte Theatre for the opening night of Daniel Sullivan’s “fast-moving if stiff-jointed” production of “King Lear” on Tuesday evening (Aug 5).John Lithgow plays King Lear...

Lee Pace Makes His Arrival At 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' New York Premiere - Part 1

4th August 2014 -

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Celebrities from all corners of the showbiz world were seen arriving at the star-studded event that was the 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' New York premiere. Among them was Lee Pace, who stars as primary antagonist...

David Simon and HBO Get Busy Once More: 'Show Me A Hero' Announced

31st July 2014 -

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The beautiful union that is David Simon and HBO is to reoccur with ‘Show Me A Hero’. The man behind critically acclaimed hits like The Wire and Treme is writing the 6-part miniseries which will...

Star Wars Spin-off to be Filmed in London, Announces Chancellor George Osborne

11th June 2014 -

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Chancellor George Osborne is excited about a new Star Wars spin-off, but not in the same way sci-fi geeks are. In fact, he announced the news that it would be filmed in the U.K via...

Where Are The Women In "Star Wars: Episode VII"? Here They Are - The Most Wanted In The Business

3rd June 2014 -

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Good news for Star Wars fans, Lupita fans and just people who enjoy good things in general – Lupita Nyong’o has joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. Kudos to whoever is making the...

JJ Abrams To 'Star Wars: Episode VI' Cast & Crew: "Let's Give 'Em Something Great"

21st May 2014 -

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J.J. Abrams has written to the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII, encouraging them in the production began shooting last Friday (16th May) in London.J.J. Abrams is directly Star Wars Episode VII.Abrams sent...

Here We Go: 'Star Wars Episode VII' Kicks Off Filming at Pinewood

16th May 2014 -

 News

A Tweeted picture from J.J Abrams featuring a Star Wars branded clapper board and a dash of sand told us everything we needed to know: with an exciting, young cast blended with a healthy selection...

The Two Faces of January

16th May 2014 -

 Movie Review

This sun-drenched thriller is much more than a pretty picture: it's also a slow-burning story about moral compromises that worms its way under the skin. Based on a Patricia Highsmith novel, there are clear parallels...

In Secret

15th May 2014 -

 Movie Review

Filmmaker Charlie Stratton takes a rather obvious approach to Emile Zola's iconic 1867 novel Therese Raquin, ramping up the melodrama while drenching everything in shadowy doom and gloom. It's such a bleak film that it...

The Two Faces Of January

12th May 2014 -

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Chester MacFarland is a wealthy businessman whose business ventures are often far from lawful. During a vacation to Athens, Greece with his wife Colette, the pair meet a handsome young man named Rydal who works...

Rumors Persist Despite 'Star Wars Episode VII' Cast Announcement

1st May 2014 -

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We waited months for an official word on the Star Wars Episode VII cast, but even after a photo was released on the official Star Wars Website to announce the actors old and new, rumors...

First Cast Photos Amps Up The Hype For "Star Wars: Episode VII"

1st May 2014 -

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Now that the official Star Wars: Episode VII cast has been revealed (thee whole women, the production team have really outdone themselves this time) it’s time for the constant, non-stop barrage of on-set material to...

Driver, Domhnall, Daisy: Meet The 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast

1st May 2014 -

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The Star Wars: Episode VII cast has finally been announced, they’ve taken their sweet time with that one! So, who have producers picked to join original cast members Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony...

Who Is Newest 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Cast Member, Oscar Isaac?

30th April 2014 -

 News

If Star Wars: Episode VII were any more shrouded in mystery we wouldn’t even know it was being made. Thankfully, a few small details are trickling through JJ Abrams privacy forcefield and we’re beginning to...

Guess Who? 'Star Wars 7' Cast Revealed In Team Photo

29th April 2014 -

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The cast of the new Star Wars movie has been revealed in a new teaser photo posted on the Star Wars website. The team shot shows includes John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac,...

Did JJ Abrams' Team Building Star Wars Session Reveal Cast?

29th April 2014 -

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JJ Abrams' team building sessions for Star Wars Episode 7 appear to have given away the cast for the forthcoming sci-fi epic. Sources speaking with The Sun reveal that Abrams took his new cast and...

Oscar Isaac Is Latest Star Wars Episode VII Cast Rumor - Big Reveal Soon?

29th April 2014 -

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It looks as though J.J Abrams is keeping his cards as close to his chest as is humanly possible, but some day soon, we’re going to need to know that Star Wars Episode VII cast,...

'Gravity' Producer David Heyman Appears At The National Board Of Review Awards - Part 4

14th January 2014 -

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It wasn't all about the onscreen stars at the 2014 National Board Of Review Awards Gala in New York; a few highly respected directors and producers also showed their faces at the event including 'Gravity'...

'In Secret' Brings Scandalous 19th Century Parisian Romance To Life [Trailer]

6th January 2014 -

 News

If you like your historical movies dark, brooding and scandalous, you're sure to love new romance In Secret. Tom Felton, ('Harry Potter'), Elizabeth Olsen ('Martha Marcy May Marlene'), Oscar Isaac ('Inside Llewyn Davies') and Jessica...

In Secret

6th January 2014 -

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Therese Raquin is a young woman living with her aunt and cousin Camille. One day Madame Raquin informs her that she and Camille are to be married after which they will settle in Paris. Though...

Awards Season 2014 So Far: Films Gear Up For Oscars With Various Wins

6th January 2014 -

 News

The awards season is full swing, and will culminate with the Academy’s statuettes being doled out in March. But the buzz has been palpable since 'Gravity' triumphed at the Venice film festival, and with plenty...

Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst Missed Out On 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Lead Role

2nd January 2014 -

 News

Now this is an interesting tidbit of movie trivia: Conor Oberst has revealed that he auditioned for the lead role in folk music comedy-drama, Inside Llewyn Davis. Although the Coen Brothers eventually cast Oscar Isaac...

Inside Llewyn Davis

12th December 2013 -

 Movie Review

The Coen brothers have a wry twinkle in their eyes as they take us on a lyrical journey with a hugely likeable musician for whom success is only barely out of reach. It's also an...

'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Gotham Award, But What About the Oscars?

3rd December 2013 -

 News

Inside Llewyn Davis, the Coen brothers' movie starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake, beat 12 Years a Slave to win Best Picture at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Awards on Monday evening (December...

'Inside Llewyn Davis' Stars Hit Wet, Wet, London For BFI Premiere

17th October 2013 -

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Inside Llewyn Davis might not be out until January 2014 in the UK, but it debuted in the capital this week at the BFI film festival. Most of the stars – Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac...

Oscar Isaac Joined By Co-Stars At 'Inside Llewyn Davis' NYFF Premiere - Part 1

1st October 2013 -

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Oscar Isaac, the main star of music drama 'Inside Llewyn Davis', was snapped on the red carpet at the movie's premiere at the 2013 New York Film Festival. He was joined by his co-stars Jeanine...

Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer Strikes A Chord With The 60's Folk Scene [Video]

2nd July 2013 -

 News

It looks like the Coen Brothers have done it again, as Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, looks like it could be the filmmaking sibling's latest hit. The teaser trailer was released...

Dude Won't Abide: Coens Play Down 'Big Lebowski' Sequel At Cannes

20th May 2013 -

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The Coen brothers may have emerged as the new favourites for this year's Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival after their new movie Inside Llewyn Davis received five star reviews across the board, though...

Coen's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Targets Cannes' Prestigious Palme D'Or [Trailer]

14th May 2013 -

 News

The Coen brothers eighth placement in the competition for the prestigious Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival could be their strongest chance since Barton Fink, which won the award in 1991. It's been six...

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