'Reminiscence' Full Cast List: Meet Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson and others from sci-fi film
The movie also stars Thandiwe Newton and Cliff Curtis in pivotal roles and will also be released simultaneously on HBO Max
It’s been two years that we haven’t seen Hugh Jackman in a project and fans are eagerly waiting to see their favorite star back on the screen. Their wishes are finally coming true as the Australian actor is set to come out with his latest movie ‘Reminiscence’ on Friday, August 20.
The upcoming movie will revolve around a man named Nick Bannister (Jackman), a private investigator of the mind, who navigates the alluring world of the past when his life is changed by a new client Mae. However, everything goes from bad to worse when she suddenly disappears and he fights to learn the truth about her which might shock him.
Apart from Jackman, the film also has a strong female lead in the form of Rebecca Ferguson. The movie will also release simultaneously on HBO Max. The movie joins the list of movies like ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ and ‘Mortal Kombat’ that got released in theatres as well as on HBO Max on the same day.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at the cast of the upcoming sci-fi movie ‘Reminiscence’.
Hugh Jackman as Nick Bannister
Jackman is one of the most prolific actors in the world right now and has given many award-worthy performances. Born and raised in Australia, Jackman never knew that he would be becoming an actor and spent the entire 1987 in England as a Physical Education teacher. In his final year of university, he took a drama course to make up additional credits.
Jackman made his TV debut in 1994 with a cameo appearance in ‘Law of the Land’. Meanwhile, in 1995, he had his first major acting role as Kevin Smith on the TV show ‘Correlli’. Jackman’s first two feature films were based out of his native place. However, his moment of glory came in 2000 when he was cast as Wolverine in the first ‘X-Men’ movie. The project turned out to be life-changing for him as it garnered him instant success and suddenly, he became a household name.
The actor started getting lead roles in several movies like ‘Swordfish’, ‘Someone Like You’ and ‘Kate & Leopold’ for which he received his first Golden Globe nomination. Meanwhile, his popularity grew further with the second ‘X-Men’ movie titled ‘X2’. In 2006, he was cast as the main lead in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Prestige’. The film cemented his place in the industry and made him a superstar.
After appearing in several acclaimed movies, Jackman received his career-best role in 2012’s ‘Les Miserables’. The movie was a huge success and earned him his first Best Actor nomination at the Academy Awards. He won the Best Actor for his role at the Golden Globes. Jackman also holds the Guinness World Record for "longest career as a live-action Marvel superhero" (2000-2017).
Rebecca Ferguson as Mae
The Swedish actress started modeling at the age of 13 and appeared in magazines and on television commercials for cosmetic, apparel, and jewelry advertisements. Ferguson came to prominence after portraying the character of Anna Gripenhielm in the Swedish TV series ‘Nya Tider’ in 1999.
In August 2012, it was announced Ferguson had been cast to play Elizabeth Woodville on the show ‘The White Queen’. The actress was praised for her acting and earned her maiden nomination in Best Actress (Miniseries or Television Film) category at the Golden Globes. In 2015, Ferguson played Ilsa Faust, the female lead in the fifth ‘Mission: Impossible’ film, ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’, for which she received critical acclaim. She reprised her role in the sixth movie, ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’.
‘Life’, ‘Doctor Sleep’, ‘The Red Tent’, and ‘Men in Black: International’ are some of the projects she has been a part of. Ferguson will be next seen in Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’.
Thandiwe Newton as Watts
The renowned British actress needs no introduction. Thandiwe Newton began her acting career in 1991 by making her feature film debut with ‘Flirting’. The actress received praise for her acting and soon starting to nab the attention of different filmmakers. In the same year, she acted in a Television film titled ‘Pirate Prince’.
She gained wider recognition with movies like ‘Besieged’ and ‘Beloved’ for which she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. However, her biggest commercial success at the time came was ‘Mission: Impossible 2’. Meanwhile, in 2006, she was a part of the ensemble of the Academy Award-winning movie ‘Crash’. She received numerous nominations for her role and won a SAG Award for Best Ensemble and a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress.
On the television side, she was at her best in HBO’s ‘Westworld’. The series took her popularity to a whole new level and made her won Best Supporting Actress accolades at the Primetime Emmys and Criticr’ Choice Awards.
Cliff Curtis as Cyrus Booth
The New Zealand-born actor was a competitive rock n roll dancer and took part in various events in his younger days. Meanwhile, he took a diploma in acting in 1989. Curtis started acting in New Zealand and acted in amateur productions of musicals ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ and ‘Man of La Mancha’. His first role in a feature film came in 1993 with ‘Piano’. Curtis has appeared in the films Martin Scorsese's ‘Bringing Out the Dead’ (1999), ‘Three Kings’ (1999), ‘Blow’ (2001) with Johnny Depp, ‘Training Day’ (2001), ‘Collateral Damage’ (2002), ‘Live Free or Die Hard’ (2007), ‘Sunshine’ (2007), ‘Push’ (2009), and ‘Colombiana’ (2011).
In 2014, Curtis played the lead role in ‘The Dark Horse’, which is regarded as one of the greatest New Zealand movies ever made. Curtis received a lot of praise for his towering performance.
Excited about ‘Reminiscence’? Catch the upcoming sci-fi movie in theatres and on HBO Max on Friday, August 20.