Alex Hibbert has restored faith in humanity. Moonlight’s 12-year-old star has a dream and he wants to find a cure for cancer. How will he start? He’s going to use some of his earnings from his acting. Now isn’t that the most inspiring thing you’ve heard today?
Alex Hibbert: The Child Who Wants To Save The World
Alex Hibbert may be new to the entertainment scene but he’s already making waves with his acting in Moonlight. He’s now one of the many child stars who’s made a name for themselves in Hollywood and now, he’s taken it a step further with his plans in saving the world.
Hibbert said in an interview with HeyUGuys that he originally wanted to be an NFL player or a scientist. As a scientist, his plans include finding a cure for cancer. Hibbert said that football is “out of the question now”. But with his money from his acting, he’s going to take some of it and invest in building a lab. He’ll then gather the best scientists and put them to work in curing cancer.
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Hibbert also added that he’s acting and working so that his mother can retire. Simply put, Hibbert is a sweet child with big dreams who just wants to help other people. We can learn a thing or two from this 12-year-old. It’s an ambitious dream but it’s something the world needs at a time like this.
All About Moonlight
Moonlight is a drama directed and written by Barry Jenkins in 2016. It’s based on a play by Tarell Alvin McCraney entitled “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue”. The movie stars Trevante Rhodes as Chiron, the main lead. The cast also includes Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Mahershala Ali, Ashton Sanders, Jhjarrel Jerome and Janelle Monáe. Alex Hibbert plays the child version of Chiron known as Little.
The film received several awards including eight Oscar nominations. This includes Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture. It also won Best Motion Picture for Drama at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. The film is rated 98% on Rotten Tomatoes.
We look forward to more performances from Alex Hibbert and wish him all the luck and support in his plans for the world.