There have been many occasions over the years, where a number of members of the same family follow each other into the acting industry, with all of them enjoying a fair amount of success in their own right. While there are still quite a few families working in Hollywood, we do not think there is a bigger family on the acting scene than the Skarsgard family.
While Stellan Skarsgard has been working in Hollywood for decades, his son Alexander Skarsgard has probably become the biggest name in the business, while Gustaf Skarsgard has made a name for himself thanks to the success of Vikings. However, it seems that there is another member of the family who could actually go on to outdo all of them, thanks to his recent sensational performance on the big screen.
For those of you who do not know, Bill Skarsgard plays the role of Pennywise in the new big screen adaptation of IT, which has been receiving rave reviews by both fans and critics alike. While the film as a whole has been getting a lot of praise, there has actually been a lot of focus on the performance of Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise, with a lot of people even suggesting that he could land an Oscar nomination for his performance in the movie.
Before the new IT movie was released, there were many who felt that the role of Pennywise could not top the performance from Tim Curry in the miniseries from the 1990s. However, Bill Skarsgard has taken the character and really made it his own and, while we are not expecting him to actually win the Oscar, we do feel that he would be fully deserving of a nomination. Good luck, Bill.