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    First Look At Mads Mikkelsen As Hannibal Lecter In NBC's 'Hannibal'

    There isn't much these days on NBC (or network television in general) to get excited about, which is what makes the prospect of "Hannibal" all the more intriguing. The first thing that nabbed our attention right away was the casting of the excellent Mads Mikkelsen -- probably best know...

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    Denmark Makes Foreign-Language Oscar Submission 'A Royal Affair'

    Denmark has selected the Mads Mikkelsen-starring fest favorite "A Royal Affair" as its entry for the 2013 Best Foreign-Language Oscar race. The film premiered in Berlin in February, with recent screenings at Telluride and Toronto. Magnolia releases the film stateside on November 9.

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    Oscar Watch: Magnolia Juggles Mads Mikkelsen's 'Royal Affair,' 'The Hunt'

    It's a Mads Mads Mads world. In May at Cannes, Mads Mikkelsen won Best Actor for his stunning performance as an ostracized, falsely accused pederast in Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt," which was swiftly acquired by Magnolia Pictures. That distributor has been specializing in Scandinavian fare of late...

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    First David Slade, Now This: Mads Mikkelsen Won't Be In 'Thor 2' Due To 'Hannibal'

    First claiming David Slade from his directing duties on "Daredevil," it looks like NBC's "Hannibal" has forced another big talent out of a high profile superhero movie.

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    Karlovy Vary Film Fest Review: Thomas Vinterberg's 'The Hunt' Will Come After You And Not Let Go

    Like many directors who make a big splash with an early feature, Thomas Vinterberg did not have an easy time of it thereafter. And while we don’t particularly understand the critical opprobrium heaped on, for example, “Dear Wendy,” a film this writer admires, it’s clear that he has not fully lived u...

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    Watch: 1-Hour Documentary 'NWR' About Nicolas Winding Refn With Ryan Gosling, Mads Mikkelsen & More

    Nicolas Winding Refn has never been busier. Busy in post on "Only God Forgives," with a number of projects in the works including "I Walk With The Dead" with Carey Mulligan; producing a prequel to "Maniac Cop"; looking at "The Button Man" to direct and bringin...

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    Mads Mikkelsen Will Play Hannibal Lecter in NBC's New Drama About the Psychiatrist-Turned-Serial Killer

    NBC's upcoming series "Hannibal" has found its titular shrink-turned-cannibalistic killer. Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen will play Dr. Hannibal Lecter, according to the Hollywood Reporter, joining the previously announced Hugh Dancy as criminal profiler Will Graham. The 13-epis...

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    Whoa: Mads Mikkelsen To Play Hannibal Lecter On NBC's 'Hannibal'

    We've sort of been on the fence about the idea of bringing Thomas Harris' "Hannibal" to the small screen (particularly on network TV), but so far the production has been making all the right moves. Intriguingly, instead of jumping to right to the cannibal we know from "Silence...

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    Michael Haneke's 'Amour' Wins Palme d'Or At Cannes; Cristian Mungiu's 'Beyond The Hills' Other Big Winner At Fest

    On rainy evening in the south of France, Nanni Moretti and rest of the Cannes Film Festival jury gathered at the Lumiere theater for a star-studded ceremony to hand out the awards for this year's fest. And there were some big surprises in store.

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    'Iron Man 3' Gets Villain Firepower Courtesy Of Ashley Hamilton While Jon Favreau Returns; Mads Mikkelsen Is 'Thor 2' Baddie

    The son of George Hamilton, stepson of Rod Stewart, former competitor on "Dancing With The Stars" and a correspondent on "Extra"....listen, we know Marvel is thrifty, but this is pretty ridiclous...

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