Taron’s favorite films (with IMDb link below) 

1. The Departed (2006), directed by Martin Scorsese 

2. The Celebration (Festen) (1998), directed by Thomas Vinterberg (Colin recommended this film to him) 

3. Up (2009), directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson 

4. Despicable Me (2010), directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud 

5. Old Boy (2003), directed by Chan-wook Park 

6. Mary & Max (2009), directed by Adam Elliot 

7. The Guard (2011), directed by John Michael McDonagh 

8. Live and Let Die (1973), directed by Guy Hamilton 

9. The Black Adder (TV series) (1982-1983), created by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson 

10. Blue Valentine (2010), directed by Derek Cianfrance 

11. The King’s Speech (2010), directed by Tom Hooper (I knew it!)

12. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012), directed by Derek Cianfrance 

13. Shaun of the Dead (2004), directed by Edgar Wright 

14. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003), directed by Ki-duk Kim

Source: Taron Egerton on Moviepilot

Canon Autistic Main Characters

A list of characters that have been stated, in-universe or otherwise by their creators, to be autistic. (I tried to include only positive portrayals!)

Spencer Reid, Criminal Minds (2005- )

Topher Brink, Dollhouse (2009-2010)

Abed Nadir, Community (2009-2015)

Gary Bell, Alphas (2011-2012)

Sonya Cross, The Bridge (2013-2014)

Blackwolf, Soon I Will Be Invincible (2007)

Caitlin Smith, Mockingbird (2010)

Trueman Bradley, Trueman Bradley - Aspie Detective (2011)

Danny Becket, Sharp Zero (2014- )

Freddy and Saskia, Do You Think This Is Strange? (2015)

Linda Freeman, Snow Cake (2006)

Max, Mary and Max (2009)

Rizwan Khan, My Name Is Khan (2010)

River Wyles, To The Moon (2011)