Adam Driver: News

Adam Douglas Driver is a Hollywood actor and former United States Marine, with several blockbuster movies and critically acclaimed television dramas under his belt. He was born on November 19, 1983, in California, and joined the US Marine service in 2001. In 2004, he was medically discharged from his duties after he sustained a shoulder injury. He made his first television appearance in 2009 with the crime drama ‘The Unusuals.’ He got a major breakthrough as an actor with the HBO comedy-drama series ‘Girls’ (2012-2017). Some of his notable television dramas include ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ (2010), ‘The Simpsons’ (2015), and ‘Saturday Night Live,’ in which he was the host for three episodes. He made his Hollywood debut in the 2011 biographical movie ‘J Edgar.’ He gained popularity with the ‘Star Wars' trilogy (2015-2019). Some of his critically acclaimed movies are ‘Lincoln’ (2012), ‘Frances Ha’ (2012), ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ (2013), ‘Bluebird’ (2013), ‘Tracks’ (2013), ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ (2014), ‘Hungry Hearts’ (2014), ‘Silence’ (2016), ‘Paterson’ (2016), ‘Midnight Special’ (2016), ‘Logan Lucky’ (2017), ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ (2018), ‘The Report’ (2019), ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ (2019), and ‘Annette’ (2021). He has also worked with Broadway theater shows including ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession,’ ‘Man and Boy,’ and ‘Burn This.’ He was conferred with the Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup and has received two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe Award nominations, and four Emmy Award nominations.

13 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

'Megalopolis': Francis Ford Coppola's self-funded project secures pre-Cannes deals

Francis Ford Coppola's latest offering, Megalopolis, has finally been sold to key independent buyers in Europe's top five territories before its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

10 Apr 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Francis Ford Coppola's 'Megalopolis' finally set for Cannes premiere

Originally set to shun festival premieres until a distribution strategy was locked in, Francis Ford Coppola's long-awaited sci-fi masterpiece, Megalopolis, is now gearing up for a grand debut at the Cannes Film Festival.

02 Nov 2023


Camerimage 2023: Adam Driver to accept award and introduce 'Ferrari'

Adam Driver is set to make an appearance at the Camerimage film festival in Toruń, Poland, taking place from November 11-18.

20 Oct 2023

Al Pacino

'Heat' to 'Ocean's Eleven': Best Hollywood heist movies

The subgenre of heist movies in Hollywood cinema is where crime drama, psychological thriller, and action sequences meet.

20 Sep 2023


'Tangerine' to 'Moonlight': Best Hollywood indie films

Offering a refreshing departure from the mainstream, independent cinema provides filmmakers, writers, and actors with a creative liberty like no other.

01 Sep 2023


'Marriage Story' to 'BlacKkKlansman': Adam Driver's best performances

From the intensity of his early roles in films like Lincoln (2012) and Frances Ha (2012) to his commanding presence in blockbuster franchises like Star Wars, Adam Driver has seamlessly portrayed a diverse range of characters.

16 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: Decoding significance of over-the-top standing ovations

Stand, smile, clap, and repeat—these gestures are enough to express appreciation. However, the Cannes Film Festival's tradition of lengthy standing ovations has become an integral part of the festival, which might seem daunting sometimes.