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'Polar' Trailer Reveals Mads Mikkelsen's Ice Cold Veins

Mads Mikkelsen does his best John Wick impression for his latest Netflix film, Polar. Based on the 2012 Victor Santos webcomic of the same name published by Dark Horse Comics, Mikkelsen plays Duncan Vizla, an internationally renowned assassin coming out of retirement to seek revenge against his former employer, who placed a hit on him. […]

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Mads Mikkelsen Wore a Fannibal Flower Crown at Silicon Valley Comic Con

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is the most recent gent to portray the fictional character Dr. Hannibal Lecter, and has arguably spent the most time (consecutively) portraying the not-so-good doctor. This is something of which Mikkelsen is highly aware, and boy-howdy does he know how to appease the rabid Hannibal fanbase (aka Fannibals). All photos in this piece […]

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Mads Mikkelsen Stars in Netflix Adaptation of Dark Horse Graphic Novel 'Polar'

Netflix and Constantine Film have started production on Polar, a new film based on the Dark Horse noir graphic novel Polar: Came From the Cold by Victor Santos. The film is described as the world's top assassin, Duncan Vizla, aka the Black Kaiser, is settling into retirement when his former employer marks him as a […]

Mads Mikkelsen To Star In Adaptation Of Victor Santos' Polar

Mads Mikkelsen will star in an adaptation of Polar: Came With The Cold, the Dark Horse graphic novel by Victor Santos, according to a press release from the publisher. Jonas Åkerlund is directing the film, from a screenplay by Jayson Rothwell. "Mads Mikkelsen was born to play the world's best assassin," said producer and person whose name […]

A BC October: Bryan Fuller On 'Hannibal' Murder NBC Wouldn't Allow

NBC's Hannibal was one of those shows that you had to keep reminding yourself was actually a network show, and not a product of a premium cable channel (HBO, Showtime) or streaming service (Netflix, Amazon). Originally running from 2013-2015, Bryan Fuller's take on FBI profiler Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and cannibalistic serial killer Dr. Hannibal […]

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Mads Mikkelsen Reportedly Still Shooting Scenes For 'Death Stranding'

Not a lot of info has been coming out about Death Stranding just yet. Oh, sure, we get updates about non-essential things and constantly being told they're still doing "testing" on something. But truth be told, a lot of games at the same state as Death Stranding would have had some kind of storyline info […]

At Long Last, 'Death Stranding' Has A Graphics Demo

After a few quiet months with little information being given on the project, Kojima Productions has showcased an early look at the advanced lighting and fog system that's being developed for Death Stranding. This will be director Hideo Kojima's first game since his split with Konami, and has been on everyone's mind since being revealed […]

Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Tony Lee talked about running the comic book side of the London Film And Comic Con on Bleeding Cool yesterday. Well, it seems that I am going to be giving him an even greater headache. I will be at the London Film And Comic Con as a guest. I'll have a table and everything. But it […]

Mads Mikkelsen In Talks To Play Villain In 'Chaos Walking'

From another report relayed by Bloody Disgusting and originally put out by Variety, it looks like Mads Mikkelsen will join Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley in the upcoming science-fiction dystopian film, Chaos Walking, from director Doug Liman. Mikkelsen would play the villainous mayor who relentlessly searches the protagonist boy, who is likely to be played by Holland. Mikkelsen is no stranger to villainous […]

How They Did The Time-Reversal Fight In Doctor Strange

One of the most unique things in a very unique Doctor Strange movie was the time-reversal fight scene in Hong Kong. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) uses the Eye of Agamatto, which is an Infinity Stone, to undo the destructive battle and the opening of the portal to the Dark Dimension. Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Strange arrive […]

Mads Mikkelsen On Why Kaecilius Turned Against The Ancient One

Marvel has released a new interview with Mads Mikkelsen who plays Kaecilius in Doctor Strange. The character is a former student of the Ancient One and Mikkelsen explains that he believes in the teachings the Ancient One but not in her philosophy on who gets to use the real power. The actor also is amazed […]

Mads Mikkelsen Talks The Future Of Kaecilius In The MCU

Spoilers for Doctor Strange here, so turn back if you haven't caught the film yet. So Kaecilius doesn't end up having a great time at the end of Doctor Strange. He gets bannished from the realm of earth by Dormammu in a bargain with Strange looking pretty shrivled, burned and all that. But what are the […]

Fifth of November Brings Memorable Doctor Strange Box Office Debut

Remember, remember, the… wait, what were we supposed to remember again? We've been wearing this really tight Guy Fawkes mask while hanging out in a cellar underneath Rich Johnston's AirBNB last night, and we think it may be cutting off the circulation to our brain. Maybe we'll just step outside for a breath of fresh air. But before we […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Adds Valene Kane

Valene Kane, star of The Fall and Thirteen, has been added to the cast of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Kane will be playing Lyra Erso, wife of Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) and mother of Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones). How big the role of Lyra is remains to be seen. Jyn is the main […]

What We Learn From The Doctor Strange Prelude

Marvel published a prelude to the Doctor Strange movie and here are some of the things we've learned from the issue going into the film. Yes, there are spoilers here. For both the comic and the film. The issue is by Will Corona Pilgrim and Jorge Fornes. It starts with a woman, identified as a […]

Mads Mikkelsen Says Rogue One Reshoots Are Intended To Polish The Film

Mads Mikkelsen has spoken out about the rumors concerning the planned Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reshoots. The film, directed by Gareth Edwards, has scheduled a six week block of additional shooting, which, according to Mikkelsen, is intended to polish the film. "They're either not super happy with a scene bit, the way we […]

Who Is Mads Mikkelsen Playing In Doctor Strange? I've Got A Theory

I have seen a lot of speculation on who will be the villain for the new Doctor Strange movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch. We know Mads Mikkelsen is playing the villain and we've seen some photos of the character from the set. Which doesn't mean that is how he will look on the screen. Well, the look […]