2017 SXSW Featured Speaker
Wagner Moura is a Brazilian film, television and stage actor. Besides being an acclaimed actor in Brazil, he has achieved widespread international fame for his portrayal of Captain Nascimento, protagonist of the highly successful 2007 film “Elite Squad” and its sequel, “Elite Squad: The Enemy Within”. He also gained recognition globally playing “Spider” in the 2013 sci-fi film “Elysium”. In 2015 he has played the lead role of Pablo Escobar in the Netflix series “Narcos”, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. Moura will soon debut as a director, with “Marighella”.