A French actor, who was chosen for the role of Midnight Man in another upcoming movie of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Gaspard Ulliel, Dies at 37 following a skiing accident.
Gaspard Ulliel, born in November 1984, died yesterday at the young age of 37. Gaspard was popularly known for the role of young Hannibal Lecter in the movie Hannibal Rising which was released in 2007.
In the years 2002 and 2003, Gaspard Ulliel was nominated for the César Award in the category for Most Promising Actor. In the next year, 2004, Gaspard Ulliel won the same award for the movie ‘A Very Long Engagement. In the year 2017, Gaspard won another César Award for Best Actor because of his amazing performance in the film ‘It’s Only The End of The World’.
Apart from all these achievements, Gaspard Ulliel was appearing in the upcoming series of ‘Moon Knight’ in which he was chosen for the role of Anton Mogart, aka Midnight Man. The series ‘Moon Knight’ include Oscar Isaac playing the role of Moon Knight and Ethan Hawke taking up the role of Arthur Harrow.
The upcoming MCU series was scheduled to be released on Disney+ in March 2022. One trailer of the series has been released, which doesn’t share any new information about Gaspard Ulliel’s role as Midnight Man.
Gaspard Ulliel Skiing Accident
On 19 January 2022, the news reported that Gaspard Ulliel died at the age of 37 following an accident of skiing. Deadline, Hollywood Entertainment Breaking News reported that Gaspard Ulliel was hospitalized, suffering a severe head injury this Tuesday.
The 37-year-old Gaspard Ulliel went skiing in the Savoie region of the French Alps, got into an accident with a serious head injury. At that point in time, Gaspard was airlifted to the hospital in Grenoble, but his agent and his family had Gaspard die because of the injuries. Gaspard’s family include his wife Gaëlle Piétri and a son born in 2016, a 5-year-old boy.
According to the reports, Gaspard Ulliel was skiing in the region, which was mentioned as dangerous. The mountain police reported many skiing accidents because of the hard snow and ice. In the save Savoie region, a 5-year-old girl reported dead on Saturday colliding with another skier.
Apart from the role as the Midnight Man in the Marvel Series, Gaspard was selected to perform a role in a French Movie named ‘More Than Ever, which is currently in the post-production stage.
Regarding his role as Midnight Man in the Marvel series, Isaac, Hawke and Marvel executives haven’t made any official comments on the accident and death of Gaspard Ulliel. It is also not clear that Gaspard Ulliel’s accident will make any changes in the series ‘Moon Knight’.
The upcoming Marvel Series is set to be released in March, and it’s currently in the post-production phase; Gaspard Ulliel’s all shots may have been shot at this point in time. Gaspard Ulliel will be remembered for the hard work which resulted in various awards in his career, and many explicable roles will be in the hearts of everyone.