Alexander Skarsgård Wins SAG Award For Best Actor

Alexander Skarsgård achieved the rare feat of collecting honours at all four major awards ceremonies this season when he picked up Best Actor in a Mini Series at the SAG Awards on Sunday for his role in HBO drama Big Little Lies. Skarsgård beat competition from fellow nominees Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Jeff Daniels (Godless), Robert De Niro (The Wizard Of Lies), and Geoffrey Rush (Genius) to end an awards season which has already presented him with an Emmy, Golden Globe, and

Jens Okking Obituary

On Sunday morning, Danish actor, politician and singer Jens Okking (The Kingdom) passed away quietly in his sleep surrounded by his closest family at the age of 78. Jens Okking is best known outside of Denmark for his role as Bulder Harly Drusse in Lars von Trier's landmark drama The Kingdom (Riget). However, he was a notable actor across theatre, film and TV, with Bodil Awards for Nitten røde roser in 1975, Strømer in 1977, and At klappe med een hånd

Wallis Grahn Obituary

Swedish actress Wallis Grahn (Rederiet) has died peacefully at the age of 72. Wallis Grahn's career began with studying at the Malmö Stage School from 1967-1970, and this love of theatre continued throughout her life as she performed at Malmö City Theatre from 1980 to 2005, along with further roles at Stockholm City Theatre, Dramaten, Malmö Music Theatre and Riksteatern.. Her breakout role on screen came in 1974 with Jan Halldoff's The Last Adventure (Det sista äventyret), which marked the beginning of

Copenhagen’s Palads Cinema Celebrates 100 Years

The historic Palads cinema in Copenhagen is celebrating its centenary on Friday 26th January with a special programme of events, including the classic Olsen Band movies, to be enjoyed with free popcorn. Until 1911, Copenhagen's main railway station was located on the site where the Palads theatre now stands. Then, between 1912 and 1916, it was used as a cinema, but was eventually demolished to make way for the current building in 1918. Originally, the Palads was built with one large auditorium

Leonard Cohen Inspired GoT Tormund Giantsbane

During an interview on chat show Skavlan, Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju (Beck) has revealed that the voice of his Game Of Thrones character, Tormund Giantsbane, is based on Leonard Cohen. Kristofer Hivju said that, during his first season on Game Of Thrones, there were many scenes filmed in the wind and rain. The weather conditions were so severe that his recordings were inaudible, and so he had to dub the entire season again in post production. However, Hivju was not entirely satisfied