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    Mikael Persbrandt Takes Lead Role In Lasse Hallström's 'The Hypnotist'

    Arthouse fans maybe recognize him recently from the excellent “Everlasting Moments” or for his turn in Susanne Bier‘s Oscar winning “In a Better World,” but Swedish actor Mikael Persbrandt is poised for global recognition as the shape-shifting Beorn in Peter Jackson's forthcoming "The Hobbit" films....

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    Review: Oscar Winner 'In A Better World' Morally Complex, Well Made, But Not Quite Transformative

    When you see Susanne Bier’s “In a Better World” and people ask you if you had a good time at the movies, the answer will most certainly be “no.” Like Bier’s other work (notably “Brothers,” “Open Hearts,” “Things We Lost in the Fire” and “After the Wedding”), this 2010 Danish Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film is a serious, emotional drama about how tragedy simultaneously unites and divides us. There’s little enjoyment or entertainment to be had--and there isn’t meant to be--but Bier has crafted another solid film, and it’s easy to see why “In a Better World” won the votes of the mind-numbingly traditional Academy Award voters, particularly ag...

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    Cate Blanchett & Ken Stott Join 'The Hobbit,' Sylvester McCoy & Mikael Persbrandt Confirmed

    More players have joined the growing cast of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" with two recent names confirmed, one new name we haven't heard had and one famous, familiar face returning.

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    Swedish Actor Mikael Persbrandt Reportedly Cast In 'The Hobbit'

    The cast of "The Hobbit" continues to grow as it gears up to start shooting in February and it looks like another smaller name has joined a cast of faces that, for the most part, will be making their grand debut on international cinema screens.

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