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Linden (Mireille Enos) and Holder (Joel Kinnaman) are drawn closer than ever after the events of season 3, and as we see in the first trailer for “The Killing’s” fourth and final season, they are still reeling from what they did and trying to keep a big secret between them. But there’s no rest for the Seattle detectives, as they are soon handed a new case in which a teenage boy apparently killed his entire family before turning the gun on himself – only he survived the self-inflicted shot toRead More
Chloe Moretz has gained one very cool mom, which will make her dilemma at the heart of “If I Stay” all that more difficult. Deadline reports “The Killing” star Mireille Enos has signed on to RJ Cutler’s adaptation of Gayle Forman’s bestselling YA novel, about one teenage girl’s fight for survival. Moretz will play the role of Mia, a young classical musician with an adoring family and rocker boyfriend. When she and her entire family are in a catastrophic car accident, she finds herself on the edge of death andRead More
Fast rising star Joel Kinnaman is in talks to star alongside recent break out stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace in “Child 44“, a soviet-era drama adaptation. The film, set in the 1950s, is to be directed by Daniel Espinosa – meaning it will be the third collaboration between Kinnaman and Espinosa, who worked together on “Snabba Cash” and most recently the “Robocop” reboot. In the film, adapted for the screen by Richard Price, Hardy is a Soviet agent, who whilst investigating a series of murders soon becomes a targetRead More
Joel Kinnaman is in final negotiations to play Liam Neeson’s son in action thriller “Run All Night”, according to a THR. Jaume Collet-Serra will direct the film, which revolves around Neeson’s aging hitman as he takes on his former boss to protect his family. Kinnaman will play Neeson’s estranged son, who witnesses a murder and becomes the target of a hit himself. Filming is scheduled to begin this fall. Kinnaman already had a great career back in his native Sweden, but it was American TV series “The Killing” that putRead More
Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos and Scott Speedman will star in psychological thriller “The Queen of the Night”, according to Deadline. Reynolds and Enos play parents of an abducted girl who begin receiving disturbing clues eight years after her disappearance, which they believe may lead to her still being found alive. Speedman will play a police officer working on the case. “The Devil’s Knot” helmer Atom Egoyan will direct early next year in Ontario. Enos, who broke out playing Detective Linden on AMC series “The Killing”, is reuniting with Egoyan hereRead More
Back in July, we got word that Dreamworks and director Bill Condon were meeting with the ever in demand Jeremy Renner about taking on the role of Julian Assange in a planned Wikileaks film, but could that all be changing now? Deadline reports the studio is now seriously looking at British actor Benedict Cumberbatch for the role of Assange, and Swedish rising star Joel Kinnaman for the role of Assange’s former right hand man, Daniel Domscheit-Berg. But, they caution, the studio would confirm nothing and it seems Renner really isn’tRead More
While “The Killing” remains in limbo waiting to see if someone other than AMC will pick it up for a third season, star Mireille Enos continues to build her film resume. She has joined the cast of David Ayer’s “Ten”, according to Deadline. Enos rounds out a cast that is led by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington, as well as Terrence Howard, Malin Akerman, Olivia Williams, Joe Manganiello, Dawn Olivieri and Max Martini. The film also has the working title of “Breacher” while it’s unclear at this point which titleRead More
“The Killing” star Mirelle Enos continues to build an intriguing big screen resume, with Deadline reporting her latest get is a role in West Memphis 3 drama “The Devil’s Knot”, which already has Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon attached to star. Witherspoon, Firth and Enos all play real life figures who orbit around the trio of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, widely believed to be wrongly convicted of killing three young boys in 1994. They were finally freed in 2011 after years of high profile support in theRead More
The good news: one of my most anticipated upcoming projects that had seemed DOA a couple of months ago, may now be back on. Variety first reported that Warner Bros has tentatively revived David Dobkin’s Arthurian legend actioner “Arthur and Lancelot”, but here’s the bad news: rising stars Kit Harington and Joel Kinnaman, who had been set to take on the roles of Arthur and Lancelot, respectively, are now both out due to new scheduling conflicts as a result of the delay. The film had been set to begin shootingRead More

Posted On February 24, 2012By Linda GeIn Casting

Confirmed: Joel Kinnaman is the new “Robocop”

UPDATE 03/03/12: Deadline reports negotiations are now closed and Kinnaman has officially signed on as MGM’s new “Robocop.” Is Joel Kinnaman the new hot commodity in Hollywood? It sure seems that way, with studios and filmmakers eager to woo the Swedish actor for all sorts of big projects, from “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” to “Arthur and Lancelot.” With the latter film on hold indefinitely, MGM is hoping Kinnaman has room to take on the title role in its “Robocop” remake. Deadline reports Kinnaman will be receiving an official offer forRead More