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

Hallström Shares Director Credit For The Nutcracker

In an unprecedented move, Lasse Hallström (Chocolat) is to share his directing credit with Joe Johnston (Jumanji) for Disney’s forthcoming live-action movie, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, which stars Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren and Mackenzie Foy. Although Lasse Hallström was the original director of the movie, a scheduling conflict meant that he was unavailable for the 32 days of reshoots, new scenes and special effects required, so Joe Johnston was hired to complete it. The Directors Guild Of America usually rules

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

Game Of Thrones Star Teases Season 8 Storyline

In their final scene together in Game Of Thrones season seven, Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) indicated that she might have her brother and sometimes lover Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) killed, to which he replied: "I don't believe you." Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has now explained to Vanity Fair the subtext to that retort: "I'm calling your bluff, and, you know, you can't hurt me now because my heart has been destroyed by you. You can't hurt me any more than you already have." "That's, of

Ruben Östlund & Joachim Trier To Join Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organises the Oscars, has invited a record 928 new members to join the organisation as it continues to address the historical dominance of ageing white men. People of colour (38 percent) and women (49 percent) are an important part of this year's invitation list, but increased representation of international talent from both in front of and behind the camera also play a role in the Academy's drive towards diversity. Invited from Norway are