According to exclusive information from Deadline , producer Edward Pressman (Smoking Here, Wall Street) has serious plans for Jeremy Irons as a contender for the gold statuette for the role the second plan in the painting by Matt Brown " The Man Who Knew Infinity ".|
It should come as a surprise that such a bright and charismatic actor like Jeremy currently has only one Oscar - for the main role in the biographical detective story "The Wrong Side of Fate. », Which, among others, was produced by Pressman . It's worth noting that The Man Who Knew Infinity earned only $ 4 million at home and was released at the wrong time for the Oscar race. Most often, this kind of pictures, released before May, are already forgotten or replaced by other, more recent works by the next Oscar .
The centerpiece of Brown's project is the amazing Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan , played by Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire). Without a special education, he deduces amazing mathematical formulas according to some kind of divine inspiration. Srinivas falls under the leadership of the hero Jeremy Irons - a brilliant professor of Godfrey Hardy College who never ceases to believe in the potential of the young scientist and the validity of his judgments. i >
The producer himself financed the film's advertising campaign by sending members of the Academy Irons videos of Matt Brown .
Patel , who showed a strong game, according to Pressman , also has every chance of being nominated. In addition, he has another story based on true events in stock - "The Lion", which The Weinstein Company is scheduled to release on November 25 . Perhaps Dev will enter the race for Oscars with a role in this film, and then, by a funny coincidence, will compete with Irons . Edward Pressman bets on the latter: in his opinion, the project "The Man Who Knew Infinity" was extremely unlucky with the rental, but this should not prevent the game of the British actor from being noticed and encouraged ...
The Topic of Article: Jeremy Irons may compete for an Oscar.