Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

‘The Taliban Shuffle’ Eyes ‘Game of Thrones’ Star

‘The Taliban Shuffle’ Eyes ‘Game of Thrones’ Star

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is being eyed for the male lead in the upcoming Paramount Pictures drama The Taliban Shuffle, alongside Tina Fey. Showbiz 411 reports that Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is believed to be "the final choice" for the male lead role, although no other character details were revealed. If he does sign on, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will join a cast that also includes Margot Robbie and Martin Freeman.

The plot is based on freelance journalist Kim Barker's non-fiction novel of the same name, which follows her exploits of covering the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, "shuffling" between the two countries. Tina Fey is playing Kim Barker, with Margot Robbie playing a broadcast journalist colleague, with Martin Freeman playing Barker's love interest, a Scottish photojournalist.

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Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’ Trailer

Guillermo Del Toro's ‘Mama’ Trailer

Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller starring Jessica Chastain and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their mother was murdered. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants to come tuck them in at night. We have the trailer, poster, and nine stills for you to check out!

Five years ago, sisters Victoria and Lilly vanished from their suburban neighborhood without a trace. Since then, their Uncle Lucas (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend, Annabel (Jessica Chastain), have been madly searching for them. But when, incredibly, the kids are found alive in a decrepit cabin, the couple wonders if the girls are the only guests they have welcomed into their home.

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Second ‘Headhunters’ Trailer

The second trailer and sixth poster have been released for the upcoming Norwegian thriller Headhunters, which hits U.S. theaters April 27. Take a look at new footage from this adaptation of Jo Nesbo's novel, which stars Aksel Hennie and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, along with the latest one-sheet.

Headhunters stars the talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway's most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and stealing art to subsidize his expensive lifestyle. When his beautiful gallery owner wife introduces him to a former mercenary in the possession of an extremely valuable painting, he decides to risk it all to get his hands on it, and in doing so discovers something which makes him a hunted man.

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‘Horizons’ Gets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has joined the cast of Horizons (which has also been known as Oblivion) for Walt Disney Pictures and director Joseph Kosinski (Tron: Legacy).

The story centers on Tom Cruise's character, a mechanic who is one of the last men on an abandoned Earth, after the rest of humanity left the planet due to its uninhabitable environment. When a mysterious woman (Andrea Riseborough) crash lands on Earth, they go on a journey of self-discovery. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will play Sykes, an expert in weapons and military technology who is said to be intelligent and physically imposing. Olga Kurylenko also stars as Tom Cruise's co-worker on Earth, alongside Morgan Freeman, whose role hasn't been revealed.

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‘Mama’ Latches Onto Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Fresh from making a name for himself on HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has landed a role opposite Jessica Chastain in the horror movie Mama.

Guillermo del Toro will executive produce this thriller. The story follows a young married couple that take in their long-lost nieces and nephews, who had been lost in the woods for the past five years. It soon becomes apparent that a malicious supernatural force is after the kids.

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