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  Frederik     February 12, 2011     Comment?

Noomi is featured among Time Magazine’s Great Performances of 2010. Here’s what they have to say (love the last sentence): For a year and a half, she poured such fury and craft, so much of herself, into Lisbeth Salander – the tattooed hacker in the three Swedish films of Stieg Larsson’s best sellers – that friends told her, “You’ve been in there a while now, Noomi. Maybe it’s time to come out.” And when the shoot was over, she says, “my body just threw her out from me. I was sick for a week.” The trilogy was a worldwide hit, and Rapace, 31, was the great new face of 2010. She

won’t reprise Lisbeth in the U.S. remake, but it’d be a shame if Hollywood let this 21st century Garbo stay in Sweden. Besides the stunning photograph of Noomi above, Time has also a video interview with the actress, discussing her favorite performances. This and more can be viewed on Time.com.

  Frederik     February 06, 2011     Comment?

In a recent interview with Expressen Noomi has briefly talked about her upcoming role in Prometheus! The full article can be read here.

It’s going to be awesome. I play a character named Elizabeth Shaw. She’s supercool! I’ve already been in the studio and tried costumes amongst other things. Now I’m going to rehearse on the script, do physical training, stunt training, language training and other preparations for the part

  Frederik     February 01, 2011     Comment?

Noomi is among the celebrities to grace this year’s Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair magazine. In a stunning pictorial, she is featured alongside Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, James Franco, Ryan Reynolds, Anthony Mackie, Olivia Wilde, Mila Kunis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Andrew Garfield, Jesse Eisenberg, Jennifer Lawrence, Rashida Jones, Garrett Hedlund, and Robert Duvall. The cover was shot in Los Angeles and New York over the course of two days by photographer Norman Jean Roy, and, as evidenced by our behind-the-scenes video below, V.F.’s West Coast editor Krista Smith managed to nab nearly all of our cover subjects for sit-down interviews on set. All interviews, as well are more background on the cover can be found on Vanity Fair’s website – Noomi’s interview segment can be also watched in the video archive. Also, have a look at the first pictures in the gallery.

  Frederik     January 14, 2011     Comment?

According to the Guardian, Stieg Larsson’s ‘s partner Eva Gabrielsson plans to finish the fourth novel he left uncompleted on his death. According to early details culled from Gabrielsson’s memoir of her life with Larsson, Millennium, Stieg and Me, which is set for publication in France and Scandinavia next week, Larsson had written 200 pages of a fourth novel in his internationally successful Millennium series before he died. Gabrielsson wants to complete it because, she says, “Stieg and I often wrote together”. Larsson’s partner has refused to reveal details of the partially completed novel’s plot, but promised that its charismatic but damaged protagonist Lisbeth Salander “little by little frees herself from her ghosts and her enemies”. And, she said, she will only finish the book when she gets undisputed rights to Larsson’s work from his family, who inherited the author’s assets when he died intestate. Read More

  Frederik     December 30, 2010     Comment?

With many thanks to Mariana, high quality scans from the February 2011 issue of the British Total Film magazine have been added to the gallery. Enjoy – and Happy New Year everybody!

  Frederik     December 08, 2010     1 Comment

Many thanks to the New York Times for bringing this to my attention: In this weekend’s magazine, The New York Times Magazine showcases exclusive photos and striking video online of 14 actors who defined cinema in 2010, including James Franco, Natalie Portman (who graces the cover), Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jesse Eisenberg, Javier Bardem, Robert Duvall, Annette Bening, Anthony Mackie, Noomi Rapace, Tilda Swinton, Vincent Cassel and more!

Directed by fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo and music by Owen Pallett, here they are striking some of the classic attitudes of cinema, turning their bodies and faces into instruments of pure, deep and enigmatic emotion. You will, of course, recognize them immediately and admire their grace, daring and skill. But you also may be startled to see how thoroughly themselves they are in the midst of pretending otherwise. This year’s great performers show – with a few gestures and props but without dialogue or story – what acting is. The New York Times’ website not only features a fantastic photograph of Noomi but also a stunning video clip which you can see below.

  Frederik     December 06, 2010     3 Comments

Article courtesy the New Zealand Herald: Noomi Rapace is finished with her role as prickly computer hacker Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium film trilogy – and she’s caustic about plans for a remake. By Helen Barlow. In the third movie of the Millennium trilogy, The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – out Boxing Day – one of the men trying to undermine the brilliance of Lisbeth Salander remarks on her tiny stature. When you meet Noomi Rapace, you have the same impression. The petite Swedish 30-year-old is an acting powerhouse in the same way that Lisbeth is a hacker par excellence. Certainly Hollywood has taken notice as Rapace is currently filming Sherlock Holmes II with Robert Downey Jnr. in London.

“I always felt like I was going to leave Sweden one day and when I was a kid I was lying to everyone how I was leaving soon,” recalls Rapace. “Probably I always felt a bit on my way. But I don’t have a dream of being a Hollywood superstar. I want to be an actress, that’s all. “I don’t care if I work on a studio production or a small independent film from Ukraine. All I care about are the characters and the stories.” Read More