Charles Matthew Hunnam, better known as Charlie Hunnam, is an English actor. Born on April 10, 1980, this 38-year-old has had a stellar career in British and American entertainment industries. Hunnam’s role as the love-smitten Nathan Maloney in the 1999 television series ‘Queer as Folk’ won him fame among British audiences. However, the actor began to draw international attention only after starring with Katie Holmes in the 2002 suspense thriller ‘Abandon’. The next part of Hunnam’s career is what the actor has described as the trilogy of mad men. This includes ‘Cold Mountain’, ‘Green Street Hooligans’ and ‘Children of Men’. Although Hunnam’s performance in ‘Green Street Hooligans’ was impressive, his attempt at a Cockney accent was severely panned by critics. Nonetheless, this role grabbed the eye of Kurt Sutter, who cast him in the television show that he would go on to be best known for.
Hunnam played Jax Teller, the leader of an outlaw motorcycle gang, in FX’s most critically and commercially popular series ‘Sons of Anarchy‘. Following this, he had several other major appearances which include ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘The Lost City of Z’ and ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’, the Guy Ritchie movie where he played the titular protagonist. Considering the already illustrious career Hunnam has carved out for himself, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Charlie Hunnam movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Charlie Hunnam films and tv shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Charlie Hunnam movie would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Triple Frontier (2019)
‘Triple Frontier’ is an upcoming Netflix movie that is scheduled to release on March 13, 2019. The film boasts an impressive cast that includes the likes of Ben Affleck, Pedro Pascal, Oscar Isaac, Garrett Hedlund and Charlie Hunnam himself. They play the roles of Special Forces soldiers who used to fight for their country. Hunnam plays the character of William ‘Ironhead’ Miller who is the brother of Ben Miller, Hedlund’s character. The story follows these men as they decide to regroup for a heist, where they rob from a drug lord in a multi bordered town in South America. However, this stint for personal gain costs our unsung heroes a heavy price as they begin to face the consequences of their actions. The action-adventure film will see the characters’ trying to live a life of crime as they find their training, morals, and loyalties questioned in an attempt to survive.
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2. Jungleland (2019)
‘Jungleland’ is an upcoming drama film starring Charlie Hunnam, Jack O’Connell, and Jessica Barden. The story is centered around a reluctant bare-knuckle boxer by the name of Lion who travels with his brother cum manager, Stanley. O’Connell plays Lion while Stanley’s role is played by Hunnam. Lion has to travel cross country for one last fight, but during the course of his and Stanley’s travels, they are unexpectedly joined by Barden’s character Sky, who begins to expose the cracks in the brotherly relationship along the way. Not much is known about Hunnam’s role or the release date of the film as it is still in post-production stages.
3. Bush (2020)
‘Bush’ is an upcoming action and crime film from a master of the genre, Guy Ritchie. The film is tentatively supposed to arrive in 2020, but is in post-production stages yet and does not have any fixed release date announced. ‘Bush’ sees the master of the genre return to his roots as he makes a movie about a British drug lord who attempts to secure the sale of his profitable empire to an entire dynasty of billionaires from Oklahoma. Nobody does British crime quite as well as Ritchie, as films like ‘RocknRolla’, ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’ and ‘Snatch’ showed. His understanding of balancing dry British humor while portraying the vagaries of the underworld is something we hope to see replicated in this movie. While Hunnam’s role is not known for sure yet, the cast includes a set of talented actors including Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant. We fully expect this to be another successful collaboration between Hunnam and Ritchie.
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4. True History of the Kelly Gang (TBA)
‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ is an Australian upcoming biography crime drama movie, directed by Justin Kurzel and based on Peter Carey’s novel of the same name. The film follows the tale of Ned Kelly, the Australian bushranger, and his gang as they attempt to flee from the authorities, who are hot on their pursuit in the 1870s. While we are not sure yet about the role Hunnam will play, the cast looks impressive indeed with veteran actor Russell Crowe on board. Hunnam, who has had his fair share of experience in gang-related content will be sure to bring some of his experience from the previous roles to the table. For now, ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ is in post-production stages and no official release date has been set for the film.
5. Waldo (TBA)
‘Waldo’ is an upcoming action thriller based on the novel ‘Last Looks’ by Howard Gould. The film is still in pre-production stages and is supposed to start filming sometime this year, as The Wrap reports. The plot is centered around Charlie Hunnam who portrays the disgraced LAPD detective Charlie Waldo. Waldo seeks to lead a quiet life in the woods looking for solace, but it all comes crashing down when he is dragged back to the city in order to investigate the death of the wife of an eccentric television star. Not much else is known about the film at the moment but we do know that Mel Gibson is part of the cast of the film, which gives us hope that this will be one movie to watch out for when it releases.
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