Incredible Beasts star Mads Mikkelsen seems broody within the first-look picture from The Bastard, Mikkelsen’s upcoming Danish-language function that reteams him together with his A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel.
The picture, launched Thursday by The Bastard producer Zentropa, reveals Mikkelsen as Captain Ludvig Kahlen, a Seventeenth-century soldier who units out on an unattainable activity: to clear and domesticate the wild Jutland heath for the Danish crown. The primary shot from the movie reveals Mikkelsen surrounded by swirling smoke as employees behind him set hearth to the heath. Amanda Collin (Raised by Wolves) co-stars.
Zentropa on Thursday additionally unveiled the remaining forged, together with Simon Bennebjerg (Borgen), who performs Kalen’s nemesis, the native landowner Frederik de Schinkel, and Norwegian actress Kristine Kujath Thorp (Ninjababy) as de Schinkel’s cousin Edel Helene. Additionally starring are Riders of Justice actors Gustav Lind and Jakob Lohmann, Morten Hee Andersen (Trip Upon the Storm), Magnus Krepper (Queen of Hearts) and Felix Kramer (Darkish).
Zentropa launched the $8 million movie in Cannes this yr below the working title King’s Land. Magnolia Footage prebought U.S. rights to the movie, with Zentropa’s gross sales division TrustNordisk closing a number of offers, together with with Plaion Footage for Germany, The Jokers Movies for France, September Movies for Benelux and Vertigo Media for Hungary.
The Bastard is eyeing a neighborhood launch within the fall of 2023.