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Emmy Awards 2020: Paul Mescal Expresses Excitement for Being Nominated with Idol Hugh Jackman, Says I’m Pinching Myself That I Made It in the Same Category

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“Normal People” star Paul Mescal says his newfound status as a sex-symbol is only “temporary”. The 24-year-old, who shot to fame as Connell Waldron on the BBC Three series, said people are holding on to the racy content of the show, something which will pass. “It’s very sex forward, obviously. I try not to think about it too much honestly because I don’t think it’s particularly useful… It’s not permanent; it’s a temporary thing I think,” Mescal told E! News. Recently, the Irish actor received his first Emmy nomination in the category of outstanding lead actor in a limited series for the drama series. Emmy Awards 2020: Netflix Sets New Record with 160 Nominations, HBO Is Second with 107 Nominations

Nominees includes the likes of Hugh Jackman (“Bad Education”), Jeremy Pope (“Hollywood”), Mark Ruffalo (“I Know This Much Is True”) and Jeremy Irons (“Watchmen”), and he finds it “surreal” to be nominated with his heroes.

“There’s been tons of people that have reached out. The one recently, I think two or three weeks ago, Hugh Jackman reached out and I’m a massive, super fan of him. “He sent the most gorgeous email and now I’m kind of pinching myself that I’m nominated in the same category as him and it just feels really surreal,” Mescal added. Emmy Awards 2020: Here’s the Complete List of Nominees of 72nd Edition

Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones have become popular post the success of the series, based on author Sally Rooney’s novel of the same name. The series follows the relationship between Marianne Sheridan (Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Mescal), as they navigate adulthood from their final days in secondary school to their undergraduate years at Trinity College Dublin.

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)

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Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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