Angus Cloud, known for his role as Fezco in HBO‘s Euphoria, had recently completed filming his part in a Universal Pictures thriller before his untimely death at the age of 25. According to Variety, Cloud had wrapped his work on the movie, directed by Scream filmmakers Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, prior to his passing. The yet-to-be-titled film is a “monster thriller” and is slated for release in 2024, with a star-studded cast including Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, Alisha Weir, Kevin Durand, and Will Catlett.
While the movie was at a standstill due to the ongoing Screen Actors Guild strike, Cloud’s part had already been completed. Representing the third collaboration between the directing duo Radio Silence and Scream star Melissa Barrera, the film’s plot remains shrouded in mystery.
Cloud’s career was on an upward trajectory, and in addition to his work on the thriller, he had appeared in recent projects like The Line and had two more films, Your Lucky Day and Freaky Tales, in post-production at the time of his passing, according to his IMDb page.
The tragic news of Angus Cloud’s death shocked his fans and colleagues alike. His family confirmed the passing and revealed that the young actor struggled intensely with the loss of his father, who was his closest confidant. They expressed hope that Angus’ battle with mental health would serve as a reminder to others that they are not alone in their struggles and that seeking help and support is crucial.
The circumstances surrounding Cloud’s death have not been disclosed, but the impact of his loss was deeply felt within the Euphoria cast. Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Lukas Gage, and other co-stars paid emotional tributes to him on social media, highlighting his talent, warmth, and genuine spirit.
As the entertainment industry mourns the loss of a rising star, Angus Cloud’s completed work on the upcoming thriller stands as a testament to his dedication and passion for his craft. Though his life was tragically cut short, his performances on screen will be remembered by fans and cherished by those who knew him best.