Jun 26
2012

The first pictures of Noomi Rapace on the set of “Dead Man Down” in New York (dated yesterday) have been published and added to the gallery.

Jun 22
2012

According to The Hollywood Reporter, FilmDistrict will release revenge thriller Dead Man Down in theaters April 5. The film reteams director Niels Arden Oplev with Noomi Rapace, star of his Swedish film The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. In Dead Man Down, Rapace stars opposite Colin Farrell, Terrence Howard and Dominic Cooper. FilmDistrict acquired U.S. rights to Dead Man Down during the Cannes Film Festival in May. IM Global and WWE Studios financed. In the movie, Farrell plays a professional killer and right-hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City. When he’s seduced and blackmailed by a crime victim seeking retribution (Rapace), their intense relationship leads them to plot violent and cathartic plan for revenge. Oplev directed from a script by J.H. Wyman, who also produced the film with Neal H. Moritz.

Jun 19
2012

On June 17, Noomi has taken part in a promotional photocall for “Dead Man Down” during her stay in Philadelphia to shoot the film. Pictures from the photocall have been added to the gallery. In “Dead Man Down”, Noomi plays Beatrice, a crime victim seeking retribution. The thriller stars Colin Farrell and is slated for a 2013 release.

May 02
2012

According to Deadline, two-time Cannes Film Festival Best Actress winner Isabelle Huppert will join Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Terrence Howard and Dominic Cooper in the underworld thriller. Niels Arden Oplev, who helmed the original 2009 Swedish version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, is directing. The movie started filming last week in Philadelphia; Huppert begins her filming later in May. Penned by J.H. Wyman (“The Mexican,” “Fringe”), the thriller follows Victor (Farrell), who sabotages the business and picks off the men belonging to underground crime lord Alphonse Hoyt (Howard) in New York City as vengeance for the death of a family member. Along the way, Victor is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution. Their intense chemistry leads them to deliver to some violent retribution. Unfortunately, no word yet on Huppert’s her role.

Apr 07
2012

Terrence Howard has joined Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and recently cast Dominic Cooper in “Dead Man Down,” a thriller that is gearing up to go in front of cameras soon. Penned by J.H. Wyman (“The Mexican,” “Fringe”), the thriller follows Victor (Farrell), who sabotages the business and picks off the men belonging to underground crime lord Alphonse Hoyt (Howard) in New York City as vengeance for the death of a family member. Along the way, Victor is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution. Their intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis. Cooper will play Farrell’s buddy on the street. Sounds pretty nifty and to give the grit required, Niels Arden Oplev, the man behind the Swedish version of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” will be directing.

Nov 01
2011

Prepare for some amazing news! According to The Wrap, Noomi Rapace will re-team with Niels Arden Oplev, the Danish director who guided her career-making performance as the prickly hacker at the center of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Rapace will star in the thriller “Dead Man Down,” IM Global announced on Tuesday. She will be joined by Colin Farrell. IM Global will fully finance the $30 million movie. Neal H. Moritz’s Original Film will produce alongside J.H. Wyman of Frequency Films. Farrell will play the right-hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City who is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution, according to a synopsis supplied by IM Global. The film is scheduled to start shooting in early 2012.