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Dragon Tattoo and John Wick star Michael Nyqvist passes away at 56

After battling lung cancer, Michael Nyqvist has sadly passed away today at the age of 56. Although likely best known for his starring role in Stieg Larsson's MILLENNIUM series, which included THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, and THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, the Swedish actor had also broken into America film as Kurt Hendricks in...
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First trailer for Flatliners remake reminds you not to mess with death

The original FLATLINERS from 1990 is an odd, often dark little thriller starring then-up-and-coming talent like Julia Roberts , Kevin Bacon and Kiefer Sutherland , each sporting those big, wavy, late-eighties hairdos. Now the film has gotten the remake treatment with Ellen Page , Kiersey Clemons , Diego Luna , Nina Dobrev , James Norton , and Sutherland himself,...
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Fede Alvarez confirmed to direct The Girl in the Spider's Web

As a very big fan of David Fincher 's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, I was quite disappointed when it seemed unlikely that Sony Pictures and Fincher would be moving forward with adaptations of "The Girl Who Played With Fire" and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest". Rooney Mara , who starred in the American remake as Lisbeth Salander, had said that...
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Cast This: Lisbeth Salander AKA The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

In 2009 the first adaptation of author Stieg Larsson’s award-winning Millennium series, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, was released starring Noomi Rapace as the titular character. In 2011 we were given an American version directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara now playing Lisbeth Salander. Fincher’s movie, which I still feel is...
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Sony reworking Lisbeth Salander series; Alicia Vikander eyed for lead role

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO series is getting a bit of a facelift over at Sony with the studio moving ahead with plans to rework the franchise for a fresh start. THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB, the fourth book in the novel series and the first not to be written by the late Stieg Larsson, will serve as the next adaptation with BURNT's Steven Knight in talks with Sony to handle the...
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Review: Dead Man Down

PLOT: Victor ( Colin Farrell ) is part of gangster kingpin Alphonse Hoyt's ( Terrence Howard ) crew. Handy with a gun, and smart enough to keep his mouth shut most of the time, he's risen through the ranks quickly. But- when Beatrice ( Noomi Rapace )- Victor's neighbor, sees him commit a murder, she blackmails him into killing the drunk driver who left her with a badly...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Dead Man Down Star Terrence Howard!

Terrence Howard is one hell of a talented actor. Looking back on his film career he shined in the original IRON MAN as well as HUSTLE & FLOW, and can also be seen in the upcoming THE COMPANY YOU KEEP opposite Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf . In his latest film DEAD MAN DOWN, he plays Alphonse Hoyt, a villain with a very dark past. Howard gives this character life and works...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Dead Man Down Star Noomi Rapace!

The first time I met Noomi Rapace was in London for PROMETHEUS. I was already a fan of hers thanks to her marvelous work in THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO but I was absolutely taken with her as we spoke face to face. She is a stunning beauty and a terrific actress. In her latest feature called DEAD MAN DOWN, she creates some seriously intense chemistry with her co-star, the great Colin...
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Dead Man Down promotional video shows what everyday people would do when witnessing a murder

The upcoming revenge pic DEAD MAN DOWN, starring Colin Farrell , Noomi Rapace , and and Terrance Howard is set to hit theaters later this week and in a very unique promotional twist, brought in the folks at Thinkmodo to stage an "attempted murder" inside an elevator to record the reactions of everyday people who witness it, ultimately asking,"What would you do if you walked into a murder...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview with Dead Man Down Star Colin Farrell!

Colin Farrell is one of the most exciting actors working today. In the past few years he has given us some incredible characters that continue to prove what a major talent he is. In his latest entitled DEAD MAN DOWN Farrell is starring opposite the lovely Noomi Rapace . Directed by Niels Arden Oplev who had previously worked with Rapace in the original THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO,...
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New Dead Man Down featurette, clip, and mash-up video focus on Noomi Rapace

I don't know about you but I'm pretty excited for DEAD MAN DOWN. I've enjoyed everything I've seen so far for the revenge flick and with the the combination of director Neils Arden Oplev (Swedish version of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) and stars Noomi Rapace , Colin Farrell , and Terrence Howard , we could be in for a real treat. We showed you a featurette for DEAD MAN DOWN a...
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New featurette for Dead Man Down starring Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace

DEAD MAN DOWN, the new revenge/action pic from Neils Arden Oplev, the director of the Swedish version of THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, looks like it could easily be a sleeper hit. Starring Colin Farrell , Noomi Rapace , and Terrence Howard , it's got all the makings of a gritty action pic with a top notch cast and director who can bring style, intrigue, and hard-hitting violence...
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