Yannick de Waal role in British series The State

Yannick de Waal role in British series The State

The Dutch actor Yannick de Waal is soon to be seen in the British mini-series The State. It is his first English-language role.

The four-part series in the autumn broadcast by Channel 4, made his agency Thursday known.

The State is about a group of British boys who travel to Syria to join IS. De Waal plays a Dutchman who is Abu Abbas Al-Equal calls and with the same goal for Syria is gone. The direction is in the hands of Peter Kosminsky, the series Wolf Hall.

Earlier it was The river Waal, the son of writer and director Simon de Waal, appeared in the SBS series Desk Raampoort and the feature film Dorsvloer vol Confetti. That last role was praised by the authoritative American magazine The Hollywood Reporter.

In The Netherlands

The 22-year-old actor followed a course at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York. It is not yet clear when The State in the Netherlands will be shown.

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