Whereas buzz gathers in Hollywood over Anthony Hopkin’s Oscar-nominated position in “The Father,” we hear that the star is as a substitute within the (much less glamorous, extra bucolic) Welsh countryside.
A supply advised us, “He’s at the moment in Wales, after spending a lot of the pandemic in California. He returned dwelling to the Welsh countryside simply in time to be honored by his fellow countrymen with the BAFTA.”
He posted a pic on Twitter of the land with the message, “Timber, brooks, and books… Again dwelling in Wales.” He additionally advised followers he’s been portray and taking walks.
One Welsh outlet gushed this week: “One in every of Wales’s best actors is again the place he belongs — within the land of his fathers — the land that he loves.”
If Hopkins does win the Oscar, the acceptance speech needs to be fascinating. He lately posted a TikTok video with an Easter egg to his ear saying, “Whats up? Easter bunny?” then singing, “Ah, hiya! Candy thriller of life, eventually I’ve discovered you! We’re gonna be a star!”
(Not many TikTokers probably acknowledged the tune as an off-kilter adaptation of “Ah! Candy Thriller of Life” from the 1910 Broadway present, “Naughty Marietta.”)
He would be the oldest Oscar nominee ever for Finest Actor at 82. He final received for 1992 basic “Silence of the Lambs.”
“The Father” was one of many few movies that didn’t go digital, however performed theaters earlier than hitting VOD in March. The Put up referred to as the movie Hopkins “finest work in years.”