Michael Shannon

CREDITS

SUPPORTING MALE: 99 Homes

SYNOPSIS

In this timely thriller, when single father Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to go to work for Rick Carver (Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon), the charismatic and ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It’s a deal-with-the-devil that provides security for his family, but as Nash falls deeper into Carver’s web, he finds his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.

BIOGRAPHY

Michael Shannon was recently seen in Ramin Bahrani's critically acclaimed drama 99 Homes, for which he received Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, Critic’s Choice, and Film Independent Spirit Award nominations. Upcoming, Shannon has Frank and Lola and Complete Unknown, which will make their debut at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Also in 2016, on the big screen, Shannon will be seen in Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special and Liza Johnson’s Elvis and Nixon; as well as on stage, returning to Broadway in Long Day’s Journey Into Night. He recently wrapped production on Werner Herzog’s Salt and Fire, Bart Freundlich’s Wolves, Jeff Nichol’s Loving and Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals. In 2009, Shannon received an Academy Award nomination for his performance in Revolutionary Road.

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