Pedro Pascal, the star of the popular video game adaptation “The Last of Us“, unveils as the cover star of Esquire US’ April/May 2023 issue.
The cover is shot by renowned photographer Norman Jean Roy, who captured Pascal in a casual yet chic look, featuring a tank top by AMI Alexandre Mattiussi, a jacket by Dolce & Gabbana and a necklace by Werkstatt. For the cover story, Pascal is dressed in designs from top fashion houses like Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello, Hanes, Double RL and Lee, styled by Bill Mullen.
Coco Ullrich took care of Pascal‘s grooming, while Michael Sturgeon handled prop styling and Crawford & Co. handled production. The result is a stunning cover that showcases Pascal’s natural charm and effortless style.
Pedro Pascal, known for his roles in HBO’s “The Last of Us” and Disney+’s “The Mandalorian“, is currently experiencing a career-defining surge in fame. Despite years of struggle and near-misses in his acting career, Pascal’s perseverance has paid off, leading him to transformative roles that have catapulted him to new heights of recognition. His performances have been praised for providing the emotional core of the storytelling, enhancing both the shows and his own career.
Sarah Paulson, a longtime friend and fellow actor, praised Pascal’s rise to stardom, stating, “He’s a part of some spectacularly successful things. But sometimes in those situations, the show is the superstar. It’s really exciting to see that he is the thing that is becoming the superstar out of this”.
Craig Mazin, a creator and executive producer of “The Last of Us“, echoed these sentiments, highlighting Pascal’s unique appeal as an actor. “I’ve always said there are two kinds of actors: There are actors you feel slightly intimidated by, and then there are actors you want to take home and hug and give some soup. And he’s both. Somehow he’s both“.
Despite his newfound fame, Pascal remains grounded, appreciative of his fans’ support, and protective of those around him. His journey serves as an inspiration for aspiring actors, demonstrating that success often follows years of hard work and dedication.
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