Barry Keoghan hailed as rising star in the US
Dublin actor Barry Keoghan has continued a remarkable year by securing a place among the rising stars on US entertainment trade publication The Hollywood Reporter's Next Gen Talent 2017 list.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Dunkirk actor is included alongside Stranger Things' Millie Bobbie Brown, Game of Thrones' Nathalie Emmanuel, Manchester by the Sea Oscar nominee Lucas Hedges, Get Out's Daniel Kaluuya and Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Kelly Marie Tran on the 20-strong list.
Earlier this year, former Love/Hate star Keoghan was included on Hollywood bible Variety's 10 Actors to Watch list for 2017.
When asked by The Hollywood Reporter why he had chosen acting as a career, Keoghan replied in typically prosaic style: "I was like, 'I'll get paid? Sure, I can do this s***'."
The 25-year-old chose Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio as the people he most wants to work with, and said he would love to have starred in Batman and Robin as Robin.
After receiving many plaudits this year for his roles in The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Dunkirk, Keoghan's upcoming projects include the famine drama Black 47 and heist film American Animals.
The Hollywood Reporter's Next Gen Talent 2017: Hollywood's Rising Stars 35 and Under
Joe Alwyn (Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk)
Mamoudou Athie (Patti Cake$)
Zazie Beetz (Atlanta)
Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name)
Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones)
Julia Garner (Ozark)
Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)
Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out)
Barry Keoghan (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dunkirk)
Caleb Landry Jones (Get Out)
Sasha Lane (American Honey)
Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why)
Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)
Charlie Plummer (All the Money in the World)
Ashton Sanders (Moonlight)
Naomi Scott (Aladdin)
Yara Shahidi (Black-ish)
Amandla Stenberg (Everything, Everything)
Callum Turner (Green Room)