Enjoying Pedro Pascal in The Last of Us? He’s fantastic as Joel Miller, a man struggling to survive during the zombie apocalypse, but that’s just one of the many fantastic roles he’s played over the years.
If you’re looking for more Pedro Pascal in your life, we’ve made a list of some of his best roles! Whether you’re looking to watch him in a flashy action movie or see him sink his teeth into a complicated role, there’s a Pedro Pascal for every season, starting with…
6. Pedro Pascal as…Maxwell Lord in Wonder Woman 1984
Pedro Pascal doesn’t normally appear in major blockbuster films, but he has a few under his belt. Probably his best-known blockbuster role is as industrialist Maxwell Lord in Wonder Woman 1984, the 2020 to the original Wonder Woman film. Set in the ’80s, Pascal gets to don razor-cut power suits, enthuse into the camera, and neglect his emotionally starved son. He’s technically the villain, but Maxwell emerges more as a guy who’s been led astray by the glitz and glamor of the age.
It has to be said that Wonder Woman 1984 isn’t a particularly great movie — it’s meandering and overstuffed — but it’s worth a watch to see how much fun Pascal has playing this sleazy baddie. His character even produced a meme:
If you like Pascal in this mode — fun and flashy but kinda empty and dumb — you may also wanna check out his performance as Agent Whiskey in Kingsman: The Golden Circle.