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Archive for the ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest’ Category
  Frederik     November 22, 2010     Comment?

Article courtesy The Herald Scotland. I’m telling her about the London press screening for The Girl Who Played With Fire. Such was the buzz about the second instalment of the hit adaptations of the late Stieg Larsson’s bestselling Millennium novels, the cinema was mobbed. So much so, a second screening had to be hastily arranged for the overflow of critics eager to see Rapace reprise her role as antisocial hacker Lisbeth Salander. For a Hollywood film, this would be unusual. For a Swedish movie with subtitles, it’s unheard of. Then again, this is the Millennium trilogy we’re talking about. A complex, compelling saga of corruption and evil in which Salander must fend for herself in a male-dominated world, the books have sold more than 30 million copies in 40 countries. For Rapace, they have brought her the role of a lifetime, one that’s seen her become world cinema’s brightest new star. Like Marion Cotillard before her – who went from winning an Oscar for her portrayal of Edith Piaf in La Vie En Rose to starring in blockbusters Public Enemies and Inception – Rapace is being sized up for a Hollywood career.

We meet a month after she returned from a summer spent in the US, meeting big-name directors including Ridley Scott, McG and James McTeigue. “I met some wonderful people whom I respect and would love to work with,” says Rapace, who is 30. It’s a heady time – not least with her discussing roles alongside Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 4, McTeigue’s Edgar Allan Poe adaptation The Raven and McG’s spy comedy This Means War. What’s more, the US distributor of the Millennium films is already talking up a possible Oscar nod for Rapace for playing Salander. Read More

  Frederik     November 20, 2010     Comment?

Added more video clips from the “Millenium” trilogy to the site’s new video archive. Have a look at the overview below and enjoy watching!

Video Archive – The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest – Promotional Interview
Video Archive – The Girl Who Played with Fire – Film Scenes
Video Archive – The Girl With the Dargon Tattoo – Film Scenes

  Frederik     November 14, 2010     Comment?

Noomi is among the nominees for the 2010 Richard Attenborough Film Awards (RAFAS) in the Best Actress category for “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”. Simply vote for your favourite actress and favourite actor in the ballots at their official website. The actress or actor with the most votes overall will be crowned Film Star of 2010. Voting closes at noon on Monday December 6, with the winner announced on Monday December 13. The Richard Attenborough Film Awards are the UK’s annual regional Film Of The Year awards – the film industry’s celebration of the year’s top films and movie stars as voted for by regional newspaper film critics and cinemagoers alike.

  Frederik     October 30, 2010     Comment?

Time Magazine is full of praise for Noomi, as you can read in the following article, accompanied by an exclusive Q&A video: Lisbeth Salander, the character at the center of Stieg Larsson’s three novels (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest) and their Swedish film versions, has ascended to a rare height in crime fiction: she’s become the female Hannibal Lecter.

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  Frederik     October 26, 2010     1 Comment

Also yesterday, Noomi was a guest on KTLA (her first American television appearance) to promote this weekend’s release of “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”. She talked about making the film, what an impact the trilogy has had on her career – and Oscar buzz for Lisbeth Salander. The whole appearance can be watched below.
  Frederik     October 02, 2010     Comment?

With the European DVD release of the final “Millenium” chapter, 1.300 high quality DVD captures from “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” have been added to the Image Library. Just like the caps from the first and second installment, be aware that these include spoilers of the film, so better don’t view them if you haven’t seen it yet ;-) Enjoy!


  Frederik     September 30, 2010     Comment?

Article courtesy Variety: For many, Sweden’s Noomi Rapace is Lisbeth Salander – the way Basil Rathbone is Sherlock Holmes and Sean Connery (for some) is still James Bond. But having made the hard-as-diamonds heroine of the late Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” (and its two Swedish-made sequels) so indelible, Rapace had done all the Salandering she wanted to do. “It was a bit scary,” she said of the reaction to the movies, whose fanbase (going by book sales) numbered in the tens of millions before the movies even opened. “I think that everybody can understand her and love her for never giving up,” Rapace laughed. “But you’re like, ‘Wait a minute, what kind of world would it be if we had a Lisbeth army?’ ”

In the wake of an army of American starlets having jockeyed for the role in an English-langauge version being directed by David Fincher, Rapace found herself in Venice, where director Pernilla August was premiering her drama “Beyond,” in which Rapace plays a young mother with personal problems (though not, it should be stressed, Salander-sized problems). “I wasn’t looking for something really different,” said the Swedish-Spanish actress, 30. “It just came to me, and I liked the script. But I don’t ever want to repeat myself.” She said she made it very clear early on that she had zero interest in the Fincher-helmed remake of “Dragon Tattoo” (in which Rooney Mara has been cast). “It doesn’t matter who’s going to direct the film or who the co-stars are,” she says. “I couldn’t see any reason for doing it again. But I had a great time.”