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Brian De Palma to Helm ‘Domino,’ Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Christina Hendricks

The film is set to begin shooting this summer.

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Iconic director Brian De Palma is on board to helm ‘Domino,’ a thriller written by Norwegian scribe Petter Skavlan (“Kon-Tiki”), with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Christina Hendricks set to star. According to Variety, production on the film is set to start in the summer.

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“Domino” follows a Danish cop (Coster-Waldau) who, with the help of a fellow police officer (Hendricks), sets out to track down his partner’s killer in Copenhagen. The film is being produced by Michel Schønnemann for Schønne Film in Denmark. Antonio Perez Perez of Maestranza in Spain and Jaqueline de Gooeij of Zilvermeer in Belgium are co-producers.

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During his six-decade career, De Palma has helmed a long list of acclaimed films such as “Scarface,” “Mission: Impossible,” “The Untouchables,” and “Carlito’s Way.”

“I have been a huge fan of Brian De Palma ever since I saw ‘Scarface’ in 1983. So it is with great pride that I look forward to produce ‘Domino,’ a script I have developed together with screenwriter Petter Skavlan,” said Schønnemann. “From the start our ambitions have been to create a suspense-filled thriller in the line of such classics as ‘French Connection’; having Brian De Palma on board only heightens this ambition.”

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