There’s a more complicated job in Hollywood than being a successful, millionaire and favorite star around the world and trying not to die: being the son of the star in question. There are many cases most children Born amidst cheers and tinsel, deprived of a normal childhood and then plunged into a self-destructive spiral that painted his illustrious surname yellow with a scandal. Like Tom’s son Chet Hanks, he was accused of abuse and linked to far-right movements; Michael’s son Cameron Douglas was addicted to drugs and sentenced to several years in prison; Or Nichols’ son Weston Cage arrested for hitting the road after a traffic accident. Light years away from the gravity of the events just mentioned, the episodes won by Dylan Penn, the daughter of Sean and Robin Wright, aren’t even easily digestible. But this doubly brilliant firstborn, who long thought the movie was Mecca’s next lost sheep, has surprisingly become the next big star of the Los Angeles hills… as slingshot as the Cannes red carpet.
Because the exuberant cradle of stars like Boulevard de la Croisette, Jodie Foster or Robert De Niro has set his sights on this 30-year-old Californian, who puts the most important role of his short career in the hands of his father. Contest. flag DayDirected and co-starring Sean Penn, the journalist adapts the memoir of Jennifer Vogel, the daughter of a con artist and bank robber, who describes the complicated reconciliation with her absent father in the book. Its premiere at Cannes has resulted in a mixed reception among critics, although they are unanimous when it comes to praising the young woman’s debut in the role of celebratory potential. “Her performance is superb. It shows she can be a great actress.” Variety. “Dylan is natural, balanced and captivating. She looks like a veteran”, she adds. Washington Post. Pete Hammond of time limit, believes that Dylan inherited his parents’ acting skills. “She delivers on the promise with a multi-faceted role that decisively establishes her as a star,” he says.
With a handful of jobs behind her back, she has made public her concern about the fact that she will play the lead role in flag Day was seen as an act of coercive plugging. “Frightened” because people might think she got the role just because her father was a director, until now the model asked her to postpone the project to shoot a few more films and thus felt she “earned” it Was getting it done. However, the special press applauds the chemistry the couple gives on screen and to Dylan. It shows After enriching that dynamic with her own parental experience: “We have a complicated relationship. We’re both alpha and sometimes clash.”
An image of firms such as Ralph Lauren, Gap, Rag & Bone or Stuart Weitzman and a recurring audience at Fashion Weeks in Paris or New York, over the years he has defended that his work as a mannequin was a way of living a professional passion. . After working as a script editor and storyboard artist, his future was destined to be behind the camera and not to follow in the footsteps of his famous parents. But it was they who convinced him to give his profession a chance when he confessed that his dream was to sit in the director’s chair. “Both told me differently: If you don’t know what’s to be at the feet of an actor, you won’t be a good director”, counted To present the film in the press conference.
Her face first covered it in 2013, when the media blamed her for the painful and media-related breakup between Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, a relationship she denied. Shortly after, Dylan Penn opted to star in a ritzy photographic report in the magazine He deals with it So much for his parents, who weren’t even informed about the launch. “My father told me, ‘Okay, you’ve reached your limit. You better not go further,’ although he admitted Vanity Fair that, “To be honest, if I could hold back, I wouldn’t have taken off so many clothes. It was a little naive.”
But his landing this summer in the promised land of Hollywood is significant not only because of the weight of his pedigree, but also because of the controversial personal history he has displayed so far, leading him to rise up the pages of the tabloid chronicle. has been made more inclined to. tmz that the cinematographic ones Variety. As published by Web RadarDylan has been arrested several times for drunk driving and was admitted to a detox center in 2017. His complex maturity was accurately illustrated by some of the photos that came to light in 2017 and which featured Sean Penn in the middle of the street, in a gargantuan discussion With her boyfriend at the time, Jimmy Gianopoulos. With Robin Wright as a witness and unable to stop the tears, the enraged Oscar winner reprimands his son-in-law for something by showing him a picture on his mobile screen. The couple’s second son, Hopper, who also has a supporting role in flag Day, has also made it public Addiction He was arrested for methamphetamine and for drug possession in 2018.
Robin Wright and Sean Penn ended their 14-year marriage in 2010. actress of house of leaves He rebuilt his life with French executive of the firm Yves Saint Laurent Clément Giraudette—18 years his junior—, and Sean Penn married last summer, and via Zoom video call, Leila George, his girlfriend of the past five years. With, 29 years old. Although physically the similarities with his mother are more than obvious, Dylan assures That his personality is similar to that of his father. “We both have a lot of ego. We are so stubborn and I don’t know, sometimes we are so confident that it can even be annoying. But we have realized that we have to rest. He took a little longer than me”.
She grew up between sets, being the daughter of two of the greatest film stars of our time, jumping from school to school after her parents filmed (she remembers her months at an Australian Aboriginal school with particular emotion). while Sean Penn filmed the thin Red Line) and he has the opportunity to greet celebrities like Fidel Castro. “I met him when I was 14 and he impressed me a lot”, Was accused Regarding the Cuban commander, however, the young woman admits that she lived a mortal life because of the influence of her parents. An example: When she decided to drop her cinematography course at the University of Southern California after one semester, they stopped sending her money and had to do mundane tasks like pizza delivery at home. “When he asked me three times if I was a stripper I said, ‘I have to stop this,'” she explains. NY Post. After avoiding the opportunity to stand in front of the camera in his teens because of “shame” and because all the roles he was offered were “silly blondes without plot arcs”, flag Day It’s a before and after for him and who knows if the film is the long-awaited continuation of one of Mecca’s most prolific lineages.