Whether in historical dramas or supernatural thrillers, romantic comedies or Shakespearean tragedies, Michael Sheen is an unfailingly deft and electric screen presence. Having first made his name on the London stage, the 49-year-old actor has over the past fifteen years vacillated between diverse projects like the werewolf-vampire Underworld thrillers and Peter Morgan’s politically oriented The Deal, The Queen and The Special Relationship (in which he played former British Prime Minister Tony Blair), always bringing an intensity and humor to the material at hand. He’s what character actors strive to be—a chameleon who simultaneously possesses a distinctive charisma, as well as a gift for digging deeply into roles of both a modest and outsized nature. He receives one of his juiciest parts to date in the newly released Apostle: early-twentieth-century cult leader Prophet Malcolm, who runs a wannabe-egalitarian commune on a remote island with the aid of devoted followers (not to mention an unholy force), and whose decision to kidnap a young woman and hold her for ransom compels her brother (Dan Stevens) to infiltrate the cooperative and stage a rescue mission. A fiery zealot with upstanding intentions but dubious methods, Malcolm affords the 49-year-old Welsh-born actor the opportunity to preach… Read full this story
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