Lenny Abrahamson is the director of the critically-acclaimed Room, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Room was Abrahamson’s fifth feature film. Abrahamson’s other work includes Adam & Paul, Garage, What Richard Did and Frank. His latest feature, The Little Stranger, was released in 2018 and based on the novel by Sarah Waters.
Recently, Abrahamson directed the highly anticipated Normal People, a 12 x 30-minute series for BBC and Hulu, adapted by and based on Sally Rooney’s acclaimed novel.
Abrahamson is also in development on a number of projects: Neverhome, an adaptation by Lucy Kirkwood of Laird Hunt’s civil war novel with Element Pictures and Film4, A Man’s World based on the true story of Boxing legend Emile Griffith, which he’s writing with co-writer Jon Raymond for Element/Film4, and Ourselves, a coming of age story set in 1980s Ireland, written by Mark O’Halloran.