Will 'Hannibal' Star Mads Mikkelsen Have To Eat His Words?
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Danish favourite Mads Mikkelsen is, undoubtedly, a star huge and rising of the big screen, following the recent triple whammy of Bond villain (Le Chiffre in ‘Casino Royale’), Award-winning Cannes Festival-goer (Best Actor, ‘The Hunt’) and romantic lead (‘A Royal Affair’).
Now, he’s gobbling up the small screen, too, bringing his celebrated chiselled stillness to the title role of hit NBC drama series ‘Hannibal’, where he plays the urbane psychiatrist hiding an appetite for human flesh.
Mads Mikkelsen plays the title role of 'Hannibal' in the NBC series
Last time HuffPostUK spoke to Mikkelsen, he admitted to a snottiness for the crop of TV projects, often crime drama series, in his native country on which he cut his teeth. Television was formulaic, unradical, catering to the masses, according to Mads. So what’s changed, and will he eat his words? The answer is, sort of…
“We’re getting away with stuff on TV now that we never used to, while the film world’s not gett
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