Stellan Skarsgård

Daily 'Dune': Stellan Skarsgård's Baron Harkonnen Will Have a Fat Suit

Daily ‘Dune’: Stellan Skarsgård’s Baron Harkonnen Will Have a Fat Suit

One of our big burning questions about the patriarch of the Giedi Prime House Harkonnen in the upcoming Legendary / Warner Bros. Pictures adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction work Dune just got answered. We’re speaking of course about Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, who will be played in Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune by Stellan Skarsgård, and what kind of physique […]

Vikings’s Michael Hirst Adapting De Niro/Reno Spy Thriller Ronin to Series

Vikings creator and showrunner Michael Hirst (The Tudors) is hanging out the shingle on his new independent production company, and first up on its production plate is a series adaptation of the 1998 spy thriller Ronin. Formed in conjunction with longtime producing partners Morgan O’Sullivan and James Flynn, Green Pavilion Entertainment was formed to “develop and produce high-end […]

A Possessed Thor Laughs About The Mind Stone In Age Of Ultron Alternate Scene

Marvel released another version of Thor’s swim in the Norn cave from Avengers: Age of Ultron. It features a conversation between Erik Selvig and a creature possessing Thor. [youtube][/youtube] I can’t decide which version delivers the information better, or if it was truly necessary for the film to contain an explanation of the Infinity stones. […]

Kenneth Branagh Brings His Vision To A Classic Tale

And here we have another trailer, this is the second one for Disney’s live-action Cinderella. We can see that the plot is a little more complicated than in the animated classic. The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to […]

Official Blurb For Lars Von Trier’s Nymphomaniac

With pre-sales about to get rolling at the EFM in Berlin, Zentropa have issued an official blurb for Lars Von Trier‘s quasi-pornographic Nymphomaniac. It’s written as, more or less, a front line commercial for an unmade film, devised to draw in potential distributors. Here it is in full: Nymphomaniac is the light and poetic story […]

Stellan Skarsgard To Reprise His Thor Role In The Avengers

It’s hard to know how and why a minor character in one Marvel movie would turn up in another, but I suppose it’s already been true of Agent Coulson. Next up for the inter-picture shuffle is Dr. Selvig (aka Andrews), the character played by Stellan Skarsgard in Thor, and as we know now, The Avengers […]

Lars Von Trier’s Sci-Fi Film Melancholia Is Filming, Cast Revealed

Taking time off from the shoot, Lars von Trier yesterday held a press conference to announce the start of production on his sci-fi drama Melancholia. The full roster of cast was revealed and included surprise additions Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, and Charlotte Rampling alonsgide Charlotte Gainsbourg, John Hurt, Alexander Skarsgård, Stellan Skarsgård, Jesper Christensen, Udo Kier, […]