Rhys Ifans is a gifted actor known for his enduring presence, his distinctive approach to comedy, and his ability to elegantly disappear into compelling and complex roles that are always memorable.
Ifans stars as the villain Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard in the highly anticipated upcoming reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, The Amazing Spider-Man. A far cry from his comedic castings, Ifans portrays a sickened character controlled by his alter ego personality. The film is slated for release July 3, 2012.
Ifans is currently in production on an independent film set during the Great Depression in North Carolina, Serena, directed by Susanne Bier. He stars opposite Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper as Galloway, Serena’s (Lawrence) vicious Appalachian guide and bodyguard. The indie film is scheduled for release in 2013. Ifans can also be seen in HBO’s upcoming miniseries The Corrections, directed by Noah Baumbach and produced by Scott Rudin, based on Jonathan Franzen’s critically acclaimed book of the same name. Ifans stars alongside Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the 40-hour series. Read more