James McAvoy is a Scottish actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in ‘The Near Room’ in 1995 and made mostly television appearances until 2003, when his feature film career began. His notable television work includes the thriller ‘State of Play’ and the science fiction mini-series Frank Herbert’s ‘Children of Dune’. Besides screen acting, he has performed in several West End productions and received three nominations for the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor. He has also done voice work for animated films including ‘Gnomeo & Juliet’, its sequel, ‘Sherlock Gnomes, and ‘Arthur Christmas’.
In 2003, he appeared in a lead role in ‘Bollywood Queen’. This was followed by a supporting role, the faun Mr. Tumnus, in ‘The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ in 2005. His performance in Kevin Macdonald’s drama ‘The Last King of Scotland’ in 2006 garnered him several award nominations. The critically acclaimed romantic drama war film ‘Atonement’ in 2007 earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination and his second BAFTA nomination. He appeared as a newly trained assassin in the action thriller ‘Wanted’ in 2008.
In 2011 he played the young Professor Charles Xavier in the superhero film ‘X-Men: First Class’ in 2011, a role he reprised in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ in 2014, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in 2016 and ‘Deadpool 2’ in 2018. He starred in the crime comedy-drama film ‘Filth’ in 2013 for which he won Best Actor in the British Independent Film Awards. In 2017, he portrayed Kevin, a man with 23 personalities, in M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’, for which he received critical acclaim.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next James McAvoy movie ? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming James McAvoy films scheduled to release in 2019. We can only hope that the latest James McAvoy movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Glass (2019)
‘Glass’ is an upcoming American superhero thriller film directed, written and produced by M. Night Shyamalan. The film is a sequel to Shyamalan’s previous films ‘Unbreakable’ in 2000 and ‘Split’ in 2016, cumulatively forming the ‘Unbreakable’ series, also known as the ‘Eastrail 177’ trilogy. Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Spencer Treat Clark, and Charlayne Woodard will be reprising their ‘Unbreakable’ roles, while James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy will be returning as their ‘Split’ characters, with Sarah Paulson and Adam David Thompson joining the cast.