Fleabag took the UK by storm with its quirky comedy and its tendency to interrupt the fourth wall, and now could be up for 3 BAFTAs in tonight’s awards ceremony. One of the characters which instantly drew followers in was Andrew Scott’s Hot Priest, wowing and wooing followers worldwide.
In truth, the attraction of the Hot Priest impacted followers a lot, that when he cracked out cans of Marks and Spencer Gin and Tonics to share with Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), gross sales soared nationwide.
Scott is just not solely identified for his Fleabag stint nevertheless, having starred reverse Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC’s Sherlock as arch nemesis Jim Moriarty, and because the merciless Dr Addison Bennett in Alice Through The Looking Glass.
Scott can also be no stranger to the BAFTAs, having gained one in 2017 for Best Supporting Actor in Sherlock.
He additionally gained a Gold Derby Television Award and Critics’ Choice Television Award for his portrayal of the Hot Priest in Fleabag.
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“So now a gay person has a right not to get married.”
For fans of Scott on stage and screen, the actor has a few roles on the horizon.
He will star in the upcoming TV series Ripley as the titular character Tom Ripley, due to be released this year.
The Showtime series is based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling five-book Tom Ripley novels, and the synopsis reads: “Tom Ripley, a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, is employed by a rich man to journey to Italy to attempt to persuade his vagabond son to return dwelling.
“Tom’s acceptance of the job is the first step into a complex life of deceit, fraud and murder.”
Scott may even star in one other TV collection titled The Pursuit of Love alongside Lily James.
The Pursuit of Love is an adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s basic novel, and might be a 3 half mini collection written and directed by Emily Mortimer.
A 3rd outing of Scott’s might be within the upcoming animation Heart of Darkness, lending his voice to a personality.
Not a lot is thought concerning the movie, nevertheless Matthew Rhys and Michael Sheen additionally star.
Heart of Darkness relies on Joseph Conrad’s novella of the identical title, and depicts narrator Charles Marlow journeying up the Congo River.
A date of launch for Heart of Darkness has not but been set.
The BAFTA TV Awards 2020 will air at 7pm on BBC One.