A Cannes Film Festival Best Actor winner for 2012’s The Hunt, and a jury member last year, Mads Mikkelsen doesn’t have a film in the festival this year, but is in town to discuss his next project, Arctic. Directed by Joe Penna, it’s the story of a man stranded after a plane crash who is finally about to receive his long-awaited rescue. Show More Summary
In between fiery political outrage, pop culture hot-takes and never-ending picspams of Mads Mikkelsen, I spend a lot of time on Twitter trying to be funny. I'd hazard a guess and say most of us who use the site are...
This interview discusses plot points of Bates Motel’s last episode, “The Cord.” Talk about big shoes to fill: Not since Mads Mikkelsen embodied Hannibal Lecter, the serial killer made famous by Anthony Hopkins, has there been such an iconic horror villain making the transition from film to television as Norman Bates. Show More Summary
YouTube star Joe Penna -- better known to his 2.8 million followers as MysteryGuitarMan -- is set to direct the feature thriller Arctic, which is now in production. Penna also co-wrote the script, which is about a man stranded in the Arctic who must decide whether to remain in his camp or embark on a deadly trek, according to Deadline. Show More Summary
If Mads is starring, my ass is in the seat. Deadline is reporting today that Mads Mikkelsen, the definitive Hannibal Lecter (in my eyes), has just been cast as the lead in Arctic, an upcoming survival thriller that will be directed by Joe Penna. The Armory Films, Union Entertainment Group, and Pegasus Pictures film, penned […]
EXCLUSIVE: Mads Mikkelsen, who previously starred in NBC’s Hannibal series, has been tapped as the lead in survival thriller Arctic, with Joe Penna attached to direct for Armory Films, Union Entertainment Group, and Pegasus Pictures....Show More Summary
In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Mads Mikkelsen talks about Galen Erso’s fate. Learn more about Saw Gerrera’s origins. Screenwriter Gary Whitta reveals the cameo he didn’t like. How J.J. Abrams was responsible for Admiral Ackbar not making the cut. Show More Summary
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Mads Mikkelsen stepped into the hugely important role of Galen Erso, the man who made the Death Star work. The actor also had the equally Herculean task of keeping all the details about his character secret. Now that Rogue One’s out on Digital HD, we talked to Mikkelsen about all those details—and also about how some… Read more...
Some eventualities are so shockingly horrible that you can’t begin to imagine how you’d respond if actually confronted. For Mads Mikkelsen, killing someone is not such a scenario. He’d use his bare hands to do it, almost definitely. The actor, who had his entire Hannibal run to slowly warp his ... More »
Smart, smart man.
Why did Mads Mikkelsen walk out of his Fantastic Four audition? Why did Tyler Mane come back as Sabretooth in any other X-Men movies? How big will J.K. Simmons‘ role as Commissioner Gordon be in Justice League? Is Henry Cavill hinting...Show More Summary
Mads Mikkelsen has become quite the celebrity over the past few years
He knew he was doomed!
Mads Mikkelsen is a remarkably accomplished Danish actor, and that’s even before you start talking about his most well-known works in Casino Royale, Hannibal, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Doctor Strange. He’s great, he’s gotten great roles, and that doesn’t happen by accident. Indeed, Mikkelsen, while being a working actor, is also a discerning actor, meaning that […]
It's been a while since we talked about good ol' Cheekbones McMurder--aka Mads Mikkelsen--on this, the august pages of the internet's number one Michael Jackson fanzine. Luckily, an interview hit yesterday on ShortList that has just the blend of badass...
Now that he’s been in Doctor Strange and Rogue One, it’s not like Mads Mikkelsen doesn’t have experience or interest in starring in some big ticket, CG-laden science fiction. But apparently even just auditioning for a role in the recent Fantastic Four reboot was too much for the actor. Read more...
Having graced both the Star Wars and the Marvel Cinematic universes with his singularly intense charms, it’s clear that actor Mads Mikkelsen isn’t averse to a bit of big-budget franchise fun. (He’s said as much in past interviews, noting...Show More Summary
Fantastic Four was a critical and box office disappointment -- and Mikkelsen knew right from his audition that it wasn’t for him. The post Mads Mikkelsen Walked Out of His Fantastic Four Audition appeared first on CBR.
If you’re a big actor in Hollywood, chances are at some point that you’ll play your hand at a comic book movie. If you’re especially big, you may have a run at a few different franchises before you’re done. This past year, actor Mads...Show More Summary