With six major upcoming films, Australian actor BRENTON THWAITES
is cemented as one of the biggest breakout talents to watch this coming year.
Thwaites' ascension began when he won the lead role in the Lifetime Channel's
2012 television movie Blue Lagoon: The Awakening. His standout performance
gained him critical acclaim and helped secure him the highly sought-after role
of Prince Charming in Maleficent. The Walt Disney live action remake of Sleeping
Beauty, in which he stars alongside Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, is set for
a July 2, 2014 release.
Thwaites has commenced production playing the iconic role of Jonas, opposite
Jeff Bridges, in Weinstein Co.'s film adaptation of Lois Lowry's The Giver. It
was recently announced that he would be the lead role in Gods of Egypt, where he
will star alongside Gerard Butler, Game Of Thrones' Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and
Fans enjoyed Thwaites debut at Toronto Film Festival in the psycho thriller,
Oculus, slated for wide release by FilmDistrict in February 2014.
He will soon be seen co-starring as Ewan McGregor's protege in
crime-thriller, Son of a Gun, followed by sci-fi pic, The Signal, opposite
Laurence Fishburne. He also just wrapped production, starring in the Helen
Hunt-directed romantic comedy, Ride.
His versatility, talent and infectious charm has made Thwaites one of the
most watched and casted young actors in Hollywood.
He began his career on Australian television series' Home and Away, SLiDE and
A graduate of Queensland University of Technology, he made his film debut in
the independent film Charge Over You. He currently resides in Los Angeles.