Tom Hanks Takes The Lead In A Man Called Ove

Tom Hanks will star in the Hollywood remake of A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove), based on the novel by Fredrik Backman, which was nominated for two Oscars earlier this year. In En man som heter Ove, Rolf Lassgård plays the block’s grumpy old man who has been deposed as president of the condominium association, but continues to rule over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. Ove eventually gives up and resolves to commit suicide, but his attempts are

Trailer For Tomb Raider Starring Alicia Vikander

The first official trailer has been released for Roar Uthaug's (The Wave) Tomb Raider, starring Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) as Lara Croft in a reboot of the movies spawned from the video game franchise. Lara Croft is a 21-year-old bike courier, the daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished seven years before. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire and is driven to solve his mysterious death. Lara leaves everything

Alexander Skarsgård Wins Emmy For Big Little Lies

Alexander Skarsgård won Outstanding Supporting Actor at the Emmys on Sunday for Big Little Lies, a darkly comedic drama about three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. Big Little Lies took eight Emmys in all, including three awarded at the Creative Arts ceremony. In the main show it won the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Limited Series, and Outstanding Director for a Limited Series went to Jean-Marc Vallée. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman won Outstanding

Bill Skarsgård On Disturbing Scene Cut From IT

On this week's Variety’s Playback podcast, Bill Skarsgård talks about a deleted scene from IT which provides a backstory for Pennywise the clown which could be explored in the second film. Skarsgård says: "There was a scene we shot that was a flashback from the 1600s, before Pennywise. The scene turned out really, really disturbing. And I’m not the clown. I look more like myself." "It’s very disturbing, and sort of a backstory for what IT is, or where Pennywise came from.

Claire Foy Is Lisbeth Salander In The Spider’s Web

Claire Foy (The Crown) will play Lisbeth Salander in Fede Alvarez' (Don't Breathe) English language adaptation of the fourth book in the Millennium series, The Girl In The Spider's Web, following on from Stieg Larsson's original trilogy which began with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor). In The Girl In The Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz, Salander becomes the target of ruthless cyber gangsters, and a violent criminal conspiracy brings terror to the snowbound streets of