Curfews only escalated the violence. Affiliate Disclosure: Evolve Media LLC, and its owned and operated websites may receive a small commission from the proceeds of any product(s) sold through affiliate and direct partner links. Sharp was born in Westminster, London, and was raised traveling throughout Europe and the Southwest of the United States in a caravan, before moving to Devon, England, age eight.He was educated by his mother, a teacher, and his father, who worked in real estate, until the family moved back to England. From Cannes, Sharp talks Deadline through his first big screen role and the difficult transition from stage to screen. Looking for something to watch? Launch dates for broadcast, cable and streaming programs, Up-to-date lists for broadcast, cable and streaming series, Pandemic-proof vs. pandemic-contingent broadcast lineups, Signup for Breaking News Alerts & Newsletters, Get our latest storiesin the feed of your favorite networks. Marc Butan and Anthony Katagas. monitoring_string = "df292225381015080a5c6c04a6e2c2dc". Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames. ComingSoon.net is a property of Mandatory, an Evolve Media, LLC company. After the clashes, independent investigators blamed eight police officers and eight protesters including Abbie Hoffman, who had already disrupted the New York Stock Exchange with showers of fake money. The police were not charged but the protesters were accused of inciting a riot. You will be redirected back to your article in, Los Angeles County Coronavirus Report: 1,590 New Cases, 4 New Deaths – Update, Johnny Depp Loses High-Profile Libel Case Against UK Tabloid, Film Review: Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Recalls The Lofty Ambitions Of The Studio’s Finest, Millie Bobby Brown & Harry Bradbeer On Crafting A Modern Superheroine In The Victorian-Era ‘Enola Holmes’ – Q&A, The Good, The Bad And The ‘Schitt’ Stirring: Emmy Night’s Highlights And Lowlights, Election Night Preview: How Networks Plan To Cover Finale To Campaign Of Chaos & Confusion, Lily James Set For Working Title Rom-Com From Shekhar Kapur, Jemima Khan & Studiocanal, Hollywood Mourns The Original O07: Tributes From Daniel Craig, Stephen King; Career In Pictures, Focus Features-Amblin’s ‘Come Play’ Gets A Jump Scare From Halloween For $3M+ Opening. Ahead of The Trial of the Chicago 7‘s debut on Netflix, ComingSoon.net got the opportunity to chat with Emmy winner Jeremy Strong (Succession) and Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Dunkirk) to discuss their roles in the long-awaited courtroom drama from writer/director Aaron Sorkin. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. It will also star Michael Keaton, William Hurt, Thomas Middleditch, John Carroll Lynch, Daniel Flaherty, Noah Robbins, Mark Rylance, J.C. MacKenzie and Max Adler, who also serves as an executive producer. Alex Sharp was born as Alexander Ian Sharp. The Trial of the Chicago 7 will be produced by Oscar nominee Marc Platt (Bridge of Spies, La La Land), Stuart Besser, and Tyler Thompson. He has a sister, Nicole, also highly successful in her own field. In the film, he plays his role with a confidence that belies his inexperience (“They were like, ‘Don’t forget to hit your mark,’ and I was like, ‘Who’s Mark? 25 Movie Titles Describing Big Directors' Trademarks, Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy, War for the Planet of the Apes/Wish Upon/Blind/To the Bone, TONY Awards Wrap Up and Red Carpet Report, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. But if it weren’t for that chance meeting, it wouldn’t have been long for Sharp to transfer to the big screen. Copyright © 2020 Penske Business Media, LLC. Alexander Ian Sharp (born 2 February 1989) is an English actor. RELATED: The Trial of the Chicago 7 Trailer: Democracy Refuses to Back Down. Our interviews can be viewed in the player below! He told me this week that it was Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, who first introduced him to director John Cameron Mitchell, at a Tony Awards party.