What’s on the horizon for Jake Gyllenhaal?

Jake Gyllenhaal is already creating Oscar-buzz for his role in Southpaw, more so after Nightcrawler was so under-nominated at last year’s ceremonies.

While the actor has a lit the cinema many times over the years with films like Donnie Darko, Brokeback Mountain, End of Watch and more, by the looks of things, the best is still to come from the actor.

Ahead of the release of Southpaw this Friday, we look forward to what’s on the horizon for Jake Gyllenhaal.

Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal returns to screens this week with another physically transformative turn as Light Heavyweight Champion Billy Hope in Southpaw. He has a seemingly perfect life which is ripped away from him, aftr a quick spiral down the rabbit hole, he has to do everything he can to turn it around and get back to his best, both physically and mentally.

Harvey Weinstein promises that this performance from Gyllenhaal is one that will surely get him nominated for an Oscar come awards season, but only time will tell.

Southpaw is released in cinemas July 24

Everest

Gyllenhaal stars alongside Jason Clarke in the disaster thriller, Everest. The film is based on the real events of the 1996 disaster.

Everest is set for release on September 18.

Jake's appearance changed drastically for his role in Nightcrawler TheFuss.co.uk

Jake's appearance changed drastically for his role in Nightcrawler
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The Man Who Made it Snow

Gyllenhall has once again teamed up with Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua for the biographical, crime drama The Man Who Made it Snow.

The film follows the true story of Max Mermelstein (Gyllenhaal), who smuggled drugs for the  Medellin cartel and then turned informant.

The film is based on Mermelstein's autobiography.

 

The Man Who Made it Snow is expected to be released in 2015, although a date has yet to be confirmed.

Nocturnal Animals

There’s already much buzz surrounding Nocturnal Animals as it’s Tom Ford’s film follow-up to his debut A Single Man.

Ford wrote the script, an adaptation of the 1993 Austin Wright book Tony And Susan, he will also produce the film too.

Amy Adams will star as Susan Morrow and Gyllenhaal will play the fictional character, Tony.

Nocturnal Animals is expected to be released in 2016, although a date has yet to be confirmed.

Demolition

Demolition is set for release in 2016, the romantic drama is directed by Dallas Buyers Club helmer Jean-Marc Vallée and written by Bryan Sipe.

Jake Gyllenhaal stars alongside Naomi Watts and Chris Cooper in the film.

Gyllenhaal plays a young investment banker who is coming to terms with the tragic death of his wife. Can an encounter with a stranger be what he needs?

Demolition is scheduled for release on April 8 2016.

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