How Did Oscar Isaac And Pedro Pascal Meet?

It's a bromance the internet has had an obsession with for years: Pedro Pascal and Oscar Isaac. It's fun to imagine what our favorite celebrities are like once the cameras stop rolling and they step out of a character, and social media is a testament to that. We've all scrolled through our favorite actor's Instagram while thinking, "Yeah, we could totally be friends." It's even more delightful, though, when two of your faves are paired together by an act of divine intervention that put them on the same path. 

Whenever we're blessed with a new photo or video of Pascal and Isaac, we can't help but feel a bit giddy. Why is that? One could say it's because it's nice to see two extremely attractive grown men acting silly with each other. They look so natural together, it's like they know how to have a good time regardless of what's going on around them. If they had been in school together, the teachers would probably have been notified to not let them sit next to each other in class. 

It seems like Pascal and Isaac have been friends forever, at least according to outlets like BuzzFeed, which has tracked their bromance. So, how exactly did they meet?

The two share Broadway roots

Pedro Pascal and Oscar Issac met well before they were able to bond over their shared experiences in the "Star Wars" universe. In 2005, the two met while doing an off-Broadway production of "Beauty Of The Father." The play only ran from January 10, 2006, to February 19, 2006, but that was long enough for the pair to build the foundation for a strong friendship (via New York Theatre Guide). 

One of the main things they bonded over was the discrimination they both faced as Latino actors. "It's gotten better, but at that point, it was so easy to be pigeonholed in very specific roles because we're Latinos," Isaac told Variety. "It's like, how many gang member roles am I going to be sent?" Lucky for us, the two talented and versatile actors weren't stuck in those roles for very long. We think it's safe to say that both Isaac and Pascal are full-blown Hollywood stars at this point. 

Pedro Pascal and his spectacular deaths

Some of us recognize Pedro Pascal from his humble "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" beginnings. The Chilean-American actor only played a small role in one episode from Season 4, but his performance is still remembered fondly (via IMDb). He's also managed to pull off the impressive feat of appearing in "Law and Order" as well as the spin-offs "Special Victims Unit" and "Criminal Intent." Some might call that the Holy Trinity. 

It seems Pascal's career started to take off after his very memorable role — and even more memorable death — on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." Isaac has said that his "sweet girlfriend" (as he likes to affectionately refer to Pascal) has "made a career by dying spectacularly" (via YouTube). Thankfully, Pascal has managed to stray from these spectacular fictional deaths in recent projects, including "The Mandalorian," and his performance as Maxwell Lord in "Wonder Woman 1984." 

Though Pascal and Isaac have created their own unique careers, the pair do move in similar circles, as Isaac is also part of the "Star Wars" universe. Plus, the pair starred in the film "Triple Frontier" together back in 2019 alongside Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, and Garrett Hedlund (via Variety).

Oscar Isaac is in it for the character study

Oscar Isaac and Pedro Pascal may share typecasting woes, mutual love and admiration, and the "Star Wars" universe, but they don't share Marvel. At least for now, anyway! This year, Isaac gets to take his acting skills to a whole new level. He's stepping into the role of a man with Dissociative Identity Disorder who is also possessed by an ancient Egyptian God as he tackles the titular role in "Moon Knight." The series is a Disney+ exclusive, and Isaac is pretty stoked to get into the mind of this challenging character. 

Speaking with Empire, Isaac said of the role, "It's the first legitimate Marvel character-study since Iron Man. ... I thought, 'Maybe I can hijack this thing. Maybe this is the chance to do something really f***ing nutty on a major stage.'"

The Guatemalan actor previously starred in the Marvel film "X-Men: Apocalypse" in 2016 as the main villain (via IMDb).

As of right now, "Triple Frontier" is the only time that Isaac and Pascal have starred in a movie together. Hopefully, there will be opportunities in the future for them to put some of that real-life chemistry to use on the big screen. Until then, just keep posting to Instagram, fellas!