What to see: three essential Pedro Pascal films for when ‘The Last of Us’ is not enough

The actor of the moment conquers us with series like HBO or ‘The Mandalorian’, but he also has a remarkable selection of films where he shines with his own light.

We have Pedro Pascal even in the soup lately. But it is very difficult to make a complaint about it, because It’s always a pleasure to see him on screen.. Whether it is showing his charm in interviews or conquering us in some of his successful series, his condition as an actor of the moment is being consolidated.

So much The Last of Us as The Mandalorian, which are going to overlap in time with the return of the latter, have finished confirming him as a star. But the actor of Narcos has also been paving the way with fabulous appearances in different highly recommended movies. Today we select three of them so you don’t want more with him.

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‘The Equalizer 2’ (2018)

A common element among all films is that Pascal manages to live up to some incredible co-stars with more prominence than him. In this case, he manages to live up to Denzel Washington, one of the most charismatic actors in film history who has his own action franchise here. The Equalizer 2 is a cannon with intrigue, brutal action sequences and an incredible confrontation between these two actors.

On this occasion, this vigilante played by Washington is going to have to face a case in which very personal issues will come into play. His CIA partner, a retired ex-agent, has disappeared. Thus, the mission will bring McCall face-to-face with kidnappers and high-level hitmen with whom no one is safe, while he tests his tenacity and skills now that someone he loves is at stake.

You can see The Equalizer 2 on netflix, Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max.

‘Triple Frontier’ (2019)

Here’s a more diverse and also impressive cast, with Pascal joining a team of elite mercenaries that also includes Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam and Garrett Hedlund. In triple frontier they make a great thriller exercise, with powerful action and also a great survival component that make it really fast-paced. She almost seems straight out of another era, in the best of ways.

Five professional veterans of the Special Forces come together in a sparsely populated area of ​​South America, the triple border between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil. For the first time in their prestigious careers, these unsung heroes embark on a dangerous mission for the benefit of themselves, and not of their country. But when everything takes an unexpected turn, their skills, their loyalties, and their morals will be pushed to breaking point in an epic battle for survival.

You can see triple frontier on Netflix.

‘The unbearable weight of a huge talent’ (2022)

Pascal gets you to stay with him even in a movie like The unbearable weight of a huge talent, perfectly built as a tribute and also satire of the figure of Nicolas Cage. Both actors form a special connection in a nice comedy with metacinematic details, which pays tribute to several of the great moments of one of the biggest movie stars.

The story follows the fictional version of Cage, who is desperate to land a life-changing role. On top of that, he has a very strained relationship with his teenage daughter and is up in debt. These debts force him to appear at the birthday party of a Mexican billionaire who is a fan of the actor’s work in his previous films, with the intention of showing him a script he has been working on.

You can see The unbearable weight of a huge talent in Movistar+.

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