Neon Heart To Compete At San Sebastian Festival

Neon Heart, the debut feature by Laurits Flensted-Jensen, has been chosen as one of thirteen films to compete for the Kutxabank New Directors Award at the 66th San Sebastian Festival (21 - 29 September). Neon Heart is a story about three people chasing life and each other. Laura (Victoria Carmen Sonne) is on her way to a porn film casting. Niklas is trying to take care of two men with Down’s Syndrome, and Frederik is out to gain respect as a

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Nominated For Emmy

As nominations were revealed for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, HBO's Game Of Thrones emerged victorious with 22 nods, including Nikolaj Coster-Waldau for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Saturday Night Live and Westworld are close behind Game Of Thrones with 21 nominations each, while American Crime Story - The Assassination Of Gianni Versace received 18 nods. This is the first time in 17 years that HBO has not received the most nominations, with just 108 against 112 for Netflix. Nikolaj

Roland Møller Backs Valhalla Over Jackie Chan

In August, Roland Møller will be reunited with director Fenar Ahmad (Darkland) to begin filming a live action adaptation of Peter Madsen's Valhalla series of comic books, in which he will play Thor. However, he has revealed that a competing job offer from Jackie Chan tested his commitment to the project. Roland Møller explained to Ritzau: "I just had to say no to a Jackie Chan movie with the largest fee that I have ever been offered because I promised to

Nicolas Winding Refn To Stream Free Movies

In an essay published by The Guardian, Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (Pusher) has outlined the rationale behind his new service, bynwr.com, which begins streaming restored classics for free later this month. Nicolas Winding Refn writes: "Cinema has become like Chinese food: it gives you cheap, instant pleasure, like an orgasm, but it’s not very healthy or interesting. The future must be different. I want it to be an uncontrolled place of beautiful chaos... A place of free speech

Susanne Bier Gets A Second Chance In The US

A theatrical release is set for this July in the US for Susanne Bier’s (After The Wedding) 2014 baby snatch drama, A Second Chance (En chance til), which stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones) as a detective whose life is thrown into turmoil when tragedy strikes his young family. When Andreas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and drunken divorcee Simon (Ulrich Thomsen) are called out to a domestic disturbance at the home of drug dealer Tristan (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) they find a scene of