Sad news for Lo Cascio fans. Speculation had been rife that the Italian actor best known for his role in One Hundred Steps, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 51, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 16/06/2019 : 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 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 Saturday evening, #ThankYouLuigi 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.
“Luigi Lo Cascio was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouLuigi”
— @universalObserver, 15 Jun 2019
“I thought Luigi Lo Cascio retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 15 Jun 2019
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