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Moon Knight, Hannibal Rising Star Gaspard Ulliel Dies, Aged 37



French actor Gaspard Ulliel, one of many stars of Marvel’s upcoming Moon Knight sequence, has reportedly died on the age of 37.

In accordance with Deadline, Ulliel was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Grenoble after struggling a severe head damage throughout a snowboarding collision within the Savoie area of the Alps on Tuesday. The actor’s household and native agent have reportedly since knowledgeable the information company AFP that Ulliel has not survived the tragic accident.

Ulliel is probably greatest identified for his position because the younger Hannibal Lecter in 2007’s Hannibal Rising, which served as an adaptation of Thomas Harris’ 2006 novel of the identical identify. He additionally starred within the likes of Saint Laurent, It is Solely the Finish of the World, and A Very Lengthy Engagement, for which he received a César Award for Most Promising Actor in 2017.

It is understood that he had additionally lately accomplished work on Marvel’s Moon Knight sequence alongside Oscar Isaac’s mercenary-turned-vigilante Marc Spector/Moon Knight and Ethan Hawke’s villainous mad scientist Arthur Harrow. A former itemizing on Ulliel’s expertise company web page confirmed the actor as taking over the position of Anton Mogart aka Midnight Man within the sequence.

French prime minister Jean Castex shared a tribute to the late actor on Twitter, writing that Ulliel “grew up with cinema and cinema grew with him.”

Ulliel is survived by his long-term accomplice Gaëlle Piétri and their six-year-old son Orso.


Adele Ankers-Vary is a contract author for IGN. Comply with her on Twitter.

Thumbnail picture credit score: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Pictures for La Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco.



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