Sad news for Amalric fans. Speculation had been rife that the French actor best known for his roles in Quantum of Solace, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly or Kings and Queen, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 55, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 10/04/2021 : 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 Friday evening, #ThankYouMathieu 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.
“Mathieu Amalric was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMathieu”
— @universalObserver, 9 Apr 2021
“Didn't Mathieu Amalric retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 9 Apr 2021
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