DARYL MCCORMACK is well known for his lead role in British comedy-drama Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, opposite Emma Thompson. Following the film’s premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2022, it was released in UK cinemas in November to critical acclaim. Up next for Daryl is the thriller feature The Tutor, alongside Richard E Grant and Julie Delpy for Bleecker Street. Daryl also joined the season 5 cast of Peaky Blinders as a preacher’s son, taking over the role of ‘Isaiah Jesus’ from Jordan Bolger, and returned for the 6th iteration aired on the BBC in February 2022. Last year, Daryl then featured as ‘Matt Cafflin’ in Sharon Horgan’s dark comedy television series, Bad Sisters. Up next for Daryl is a co-lead role in the television series, The Woman in the Wall, alongside Ruth Wilson. Daryl was named by Screen International as one of their 2021 ‘Stars of Tomorrow’, and The Hollywood Reporter for its 2022 ‘Next Gen’ talent list.
Daryl McCormack commenting on his nomination, said: “For as long as I can remember, I have followed those recognised by the BAFTA EE Rising Star category as a source of inspiration. To hear that I stand in the company of the past and present nominees is an incredible honour. Thank you, sincerely, to the jury.”