Sad news for Oldman fans. Speculation had been rife that the British actor best known for his roles in Batman Begins, The Fifth Element, Immortal Beloved or Léon: The Professional, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 62, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 22/10/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor-director just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouGary was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Gary Oldman was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouGary”
— @universalObserver, 21 Oct 2020
“Didn't Gary Oldman retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 21 Oct 2020
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