Tye Sheridan had a dream-like debut at the age of 11 in the 2011 movie ‘Tree of Life‘ directed by Terrence Malick. The boy actor played the character of Steve alongside Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and Sean Penn. Terrence Malick, who is known as a staunch perfectionist, handpicked Sheridan after an exhaustive search of more than 10,000 boys. ‘Tree of Life,’ which was premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, brought home the coveted Palme d’Or and an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Sheridan continued his success with the 2012 movie ‘Mud,’ in which he played the lead role of Ellis alongside Jacob Lofland and Matthew McConaughey. When the coming-of-age drama was premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Sheridan got a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for his stunning portrayal of the transformation of Ellis from a boy to a young man.
Sheridan won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for the best upcoming young actor at the 70th Venice International Film Festival for his role of Gary Jones in the 2013 film ‘Joe’ starring Nicolas Cage. Sheridan teamed up with John Travolta in ‘The Forger’ in 2014. The young actor joined the ‘X-Men‘ universe with the 2016 movie ‘X-Men: Apocalypse‘ as the mutant Scott Summers/Cyclops. He got his breakout role in 2018 when Steven Spielberg roped him in for the lead character in the sci-fi extravaganza ‘Ready Player One.’ Sheridan portrayed the character Wade Watts a.k.a. Parzival in the movie, which earned him critical praise. It was the first blockbuster in his career.
In the 2015 movie ‘Dark Places,’ which is an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel of the same name, Sheridan played a major role alongside Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz and Nicholas Hoult. His 2018 film ‘The Mountain‘ premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Sheridan bagged the Golden Goblet Award at the Shanghai International Film Festival for his performance in ‘Friday’s Child’ in the same year. His other major works include ‘Entertainment,’ ‘The Stanford Prison Experiment,’ ‘Last Days in the Desert,’ ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse,’ ‘The Yellow Birds,’ and ‘Grass Stains.’ So now you might be wondering what is the next Tye Sheridan movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Tye Sheridan films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Tye Sheridan movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
5. Dark Phoenix (2019)
Tye Sheridan reprises his iconic role of Scott Summers/Cyclops in the upcoming ‘X-Men‘ spin-off, ‘Dark Phoenix.’ Known for the constantly emitting dangerous beams of concussive force from his eyes, Cyclops is a unique mutant in the ‘X-Men’ universe. In order to control the enormous power, Cyclops always wears a ruby quartz sunglasses. Tye Sheridan first appeared as Cyclops in the 2016 movie ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’
‘Dark Phoenix’ features Sophie Turner as Jean Grey/Dark Phoenix. The plot follows Jean Grey’s actions under the influence of Dark Phoenix after her disastrous collision with the dangerous beams in the outer space. Cyclops, who knows how difficult it is to get along with untamed force within him, seems to understand Jean’s dilemma of dealing with her immense power. James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Alexandra Shipp, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, and Jessica Chastain play other major characters in the movie. ‘Dark Phoenix’ also marks the directorial debut of longtime ‘X-Men’ collaborator Simon Kinberg. The movie hits theaters on June 7, 2019.