Ben Mendelsohn

Una clip: Rooney Mara confronts Ben Mendelsohn in dark new drama

Adapted from the acclaimed David Harrower play Blackbird, Una is about an adult woman named Una (Rooney Mara) who confronts the older man, Ray (Ben Mendelsohn), who sexually abused her 15 years earlier. The story goes in directions that are increasingly revealing, not to mention icky, and you can tell from this early scene how intense the tension between the two characters will be.

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Una: See Rooney Mara, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn in exclusive new photos from Blackbird adaptation

David Harrower’s wrenching play Blackbird has stunned and startled audiences ever since it first premiered more than a decade ago. Last spring, Michelle Williams and Jeff Daniels received Tony nominations for their performances in the Broadway revival. Told in one break-less, 90-minute stretch, the story focuses on a man in his 50s who is confronted one day at his workplace by a woman in her 20s.

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Hugh Jackman, Naomi Watts join Margot Robbie in animated film Larrikins

Hugh Jackman, Naomi Watts, Rose Byrne, and Ben Mendelsohn are headed to the outback.

EW can confirm that the four actors will lend their voices to Larrikins, DreamWorks Animation’s musical film about a sheltered Australian marsupial who embarks on a rock & roll road trip with some newfound animal pals.

The quartet join Margot Robbie and Jacki Weaver in the all-Aussie cast, which also includes Josh Lawson, Damon Herriman, and Ewen Leslie.

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Bloodline: Ben Mendelsohn on what to expect from Danny in season 2

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Did you really think after season 1 of Bloodline – with the central mystery of how and why Danny Rayburn (Ben Mendelsohn) died resolved – that the Rayburn family would live happily ever after in the Florida Keys? Of course not! This is a family (and show) where the secrets and lies and deception and what-the-hell twists will continue to come at breakneck speed.

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Ryan Reynolds shows his poker face in Mississippi Grind trailer

Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn are placing bets on a road trip in the new trailer for their film Mississippi Grind.

Mendelsohn (Bloodline) plays Gerry, a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler who teams up with a younger, charismatic poker player named Curtis (Reynolds) in hopes of changing his luck. The two travel down to a high stakes poker game in New Orleans, finding themselves in various bars, racetracks, casinos, and pool halls as they make their way down the Mississippi River, forging a bond through the trip’s highs and lows.

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