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First Look at Noomi Rapace in ‘Unlocked’

First Look at Noomi Rapace in ‘Unlocked’

Noomi Rapace is back as the badass ass-kicker we first met in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and this time she's bringing a lot of guns with her! Warner Bros. has released the first image from the new thriller Unlocked. And it shows off some of Noomi's impressive skills in weapons brandishing.

Directed by Michael Apted, Unlocked also stars Michael Douglas, Orlando Bloom, John Malkovich and Toni Collette. Producers are Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Georgina Townsley and Erik Howsam. Claudia Blumhuber is also producing as well as financing through Silver Reel. Bloom is handling international sales in Berlin/EFM this week.

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Noomi Rapace Joins Will Smith in ‘Brilliance’

Noomi Rapace Joins Will Smith in ‘Brilliance’

Legendary Pictures has brought on Noomi Rapace to co-star alongside Will Smith in their adaptation Brilliance. Will Smith entered early talks back in February, and while it isn't known if his deal has closed yet, Deadline reports he is expected to star.

The project is based on Marcus Sakey's 2013 novel, the first in a planned trilogy, which is set in a world where a rare group of people known as "brilliants" are born with extraordinary abilities. The story follows a government agent who has superb tracking abilities, tasked with hunting down a dangerous terrorist in Wyoming, although the agent comes to learn this wanted man has his own set of special skills. No details were given for Noomi Rapace's character.

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Noomi Rapace Joins the Spy Thriller ‘Unlocked’

Noomi Rapace Joins the Spy Thriller ‘Unlocked’

Noomi Rapace is in negotiations to join director Mikael Håfström's spy thriller Unlocked.

We first reported on the project back in September 2010, when Warner Bros.' picked up the screenplay by Peter O'Brien, which landed on The Black List in 2008. The story follows a CIA interrogator (Noomi Rapace) who is tricked into getting a terrorist to divulge critical information to the wrong side. She becomes ensnared in a plot to launch a biological attack on London. Warner Bros. is no longer involved with the project, which is now being produced as an indie film.

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Noomi Rapace Boards ‘What Happened to Monday?’

Noomi Rapace Boards ‘What Happened to Monday?’

Noomi Rapace and director Tommy Wirkola have joined the languishing sci-fi thriller What Happened to Monday? for Vendome Pictures.

We first reported on this project back in December 2011, when Norwegian director Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) was attached to make his English-language debut, although he is no long involved. The story is set in an overpopulated world where each family is only allowed one child. Noomi Rapace is actually playing seven different roles as identical septuplet sisters, who try to remain hidden from the government. The lead role/roles were initially envisioned as seven brothers before Noomi Rapace came onboard.

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Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams Make Out in Steamy New ‘Passion’ Photos

Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams Make Out in Steamy New ‘Passion’ Photos

From screenwriter/director Brian De Palma (Scarface), Passion stars leading-actress Rachel McAdams and the talented Noomi Rapace. The two women get up close and personal in a new set of photos, with this enthralling story of a deadly power struggle in the dog-eat-dog world of international business.

Passion was released August 30th, 2013.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dead Man Down’ 'Victor' Featurette

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dead Man Down’ 'Victor' Featurette

In Dead Man Down, Colin Farrell plays a professional killer and the right hand man to an underground crime lord (Terrence Howard) in New York City. He is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Noomi Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution for her horribly disfigured face. Available July 9 on Blu-ray, we have an exclusive look at the release with a featurette on Victor, Colin Farrell's troubled gangland player who has his own reasons for orchestrating vengeance against the ruthless kingpin Alphonse.

Dead Man Down was released March 8th, 2013.

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Second ‘Passion’ Trailer Starring Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams

Second ‘Passion’ Trailer Starring Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams

Iconic director Brian De Palma makes his long-awaited return to the thriller genre with Passion, which gets a second trailer featuring stars Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams. The pair plays two women at odds in the corporate world. Isabelle (Noomi Rapace) has unlimited admiration for her direct superior, Christine (Rachel McAdams), a woman well schooled in the ways of power. Christine, who enjoys holding sway over Isabelle, leads her one step at a time and ever more deeply into a game of seduction and manipulation, of dominance and servitude. The game is played for keeps, and there is no turning back. Watch the latest footage from this intense drama, which includes plenty of sexual heat from its two leads.

Passion was released August 30th, 2013.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dead Man Down’ Cast Interviews with Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Terrance Howard

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Dead Man Down’ Cast Interviews with Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Terrance Howard

In theaters this weekend, Dead Man Down is a thrilling new drama that reunites star Noomi Rapace with her The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev. Noomi is Beatrice, a horribly disfigured woman who blackmails a hitman (Colin Farrell) into a revenge plot against the mob boss (Terrence Howard) that nearly killed her. Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with the cast, including Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Terrence Howard for an insightful look into this beautifully shot crime thriller. Watch and learn what it takes to get revenge!

Dead Man Down was released March 8th, 2013.

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