Chaos Walking Trailer

Back in the spring of 2019, it was said that Doug Liman‘s new sci-fi film Chaos Walking was “unreleasable,” and Lionsgate was going to spend millions of dollars on reshoots in an attempt to fix it. Well, we can finally get a taste of those results as the first Chaos Walking trailer has arrived, revealing that Tom Holland lives on a planet where all women have disappeared and the inner-monologues of men are unwillingly audible for anyone to hear. That’s made all the more complicated when Daisy Ridley shows up. Read More »

another round trailer

During uncertain times like this, it’s tempting to stay drunk all the time. So Mads Mikkelsen has the right idea in the upcoming Danish-Swedish comedy-drama Another Round, which follows a group of high school teachers who decide to get a little bit buzzed every day…for science. Watch the Another Round trailer below.

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fantastic beasts 3

Mads Mikkelsen might be the new Gellert Grindelwald. The Hannibal and Rogue One actor is in early talks to replace Johnny Depp as the villain in the upcoming David Yates-directed Fantastic Beasts 3 following Depp’s exit last week. Mikkelsen is reportedly at the top of Yates’ list to play Grindelwald, and could join the currently-shooting Fantastic Beasts sequel soon enough for the film to make its summer 2022 release date.

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hannibal casting

Hannibal is one of the best shows of the 21st century. A daring, strange, artistic blend of horror, lust, and fine dining, the Bryan Fuller series inspired by the books of Thomas Harris was so good that it was almost hard to believe it was a real network show. On top of all that, the series version of Hannibal Lecter, as played memorably by Mads Mikkelsen, became just as striking as Anthony Hopkins’ take on the character.

But according to Fuller, Mikkelsen’s take on the cannibal psychiatrist almost didn’t happen, as NBC wanted either John Cusack or Hugh Grant to play the role.

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Another Round trailer

If the ongoing pandemic or the events of the past few weeks have driven you to drink a bit more than you might have otherwise (and who could blame you?), you may be interested in Another Round. It’s a new film in which Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and his pals decide to see if they can live better by constantly keeping alcohol in their blood and drinking only “during work hours.”

But the guys are all high school teachers, so all this may not be the best idea – and deciding to push the boundaries of their own plan also seems like it may not be the best thing for their overall health and relationships. But it’s definitely the best thing for this movie, which looks entertaining as hell. Check out the trailer below. Read More »

Video games are not required to be fun in a traditional sense. They just aren’t. So, if the entertainment medium is ever going to evolve artistically rather than stagnate and regress with the zombified fad of online competitive multiplayer, money pit loot boxes, time-wasting mobile games, and the first-person shooter obsession that has oversaturated the market more than superhero films could ever do for the movie industry, it’s going to take an awakening from consumers that gaming, even at 61 years old, is still in its infancy having nowhere near tapped into its unprecedented potential as a legitimate art form.

Not to go on a lengthy detour regarding the mixed critical and commercial reception Hideo Kojima’s (instantly recognizable for the iconic Metal Gear Solid franchise and his status as one of gaming’s only true auteurs) latest masterful accomplishment Death Stranding has received, but it’s difficult to accept that many of its naysayers went in to the 50-plus hour experience with the notion presented above: gaming does not and should not be limited to conventional methods of entertainment or whatever is trending, or what’s to be expected from a mainstream AAA blockbuster title.

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New Alexander Payne Movie Canceled

Just one week before production was slated to begin, Nebraska director Alexander Payne‘s new untitled film has been canceled by Netflix. The film would have followed Mads Mikkelsen as a Danish journalist who goes on a road trip with his teenage daughter across America while he works on a story for a newspaper. Unfortunately, it looks like a rights issue is the issue and it appears that it will not be able to recover. Read More »

alexander payne netflix movie

Netflix has snapped up another filmmaker who is an awards season favorite. Alexander Payne, who has won two writing Oscars for The Descendants and Sideways, has struck a deal with Netflix to direct an untitled road trip movie starring Mads Mikkelsen. Payne is just the latest high-profile filmmaker to join the ranks of the streaming giant as it goes for the gold statuette.

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Polar trailer

Here’s a movie for you: Mads Mikkelsen, with a mustache and an eye-patch, goes around shooting people. Oh, and at one point, he uses a gun controlled by laser-pointer fingers. What more do you need? All of that and more happens in the Polar trailer. The film, from Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund (who also has Lords of Chaos coming out this year), looks heavily inspired by John Wick, and I’m not complaining. Watch the trailer below.

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arctic trailer

Mads Mikkelsen freezes his butt off in the Arctic trailer. The Hannibal actor plays a man stranded in the Arctic after surviving a plane crash. Now he has to make a choice: stay at his relatively safe (but very chilly) camp, or brave the elements in a search for help. Ice, snow and polar bears abound. Watch the Arctic trailer below, and remember to bundle up.

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