Jeremy Strong is a popular American actor. He is really well known for playing Kendall Roy on the HBO television series Succession since 2018 till date for which he has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2020. Strong also appeared in a couple of films, which are Lincoln (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Selma (2014), The Big Short (2015), Molly’s Game (2017), The Gentlemen (2019), and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020).
Jonas Salk in His Next Film
He is also the recipient of the Lincoln Center Theater Annenberg Fellowship. Jeremy studied at Yale, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His popular theatre works are A Man For All Seasons on Broadway and extensive work Off-Broadway.
Jeremy Strong to step in as Jonas Talk for Splendid Solution
Jeremy Strong has landed his next role as Jonas Salk, the renowned virologist who developed is responsible and known for creating the widely used polio vaccine. The project is based on Bron and 21 Laps, about the virologist, the film is based on Jeffrey Kluger’s best-selling novel of the same titular name.
Salk begins his polio research and his final discovery of a vaccine that he deliberately did not patent it was then used for decades to immunize against the virus. Gillian Weeks will write the screenplay.
The book was first published in the year 2006 which tells the true story of Dr. Salk’s mission to create the polio vaccine as the illness caused the country. It tells about the seven years up until April 1955 when he announced the successful vaccination and was called a miracle-worker by many people of that time.
Shawn Levy and Dan Levine will be producing the film with 21Laps Entertainment and Aaron L. Gilbert is producing on behalf of Bron. The project is seen at a particular time as the coronavirus vaccine is being brought out across the world.
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