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‘Succession’ Creator and Stars Unpack Series Finale’s CEO Choice

[This story contains major spoilers for the Succession series finale, “With Open Eyes.”]  Succession finally crowned Logan Roy’s successor with a breathtaking blindside in its series finale. The Roy trio of Kendall (Jeremy Strong), Shiv (Sarah Snook) and Roman (Kieran Culkin) were seemingly a united front when they showed up to the board meeting that would determine […]

‘Succession’ Series Finale: The Roy Family Saga Ended in a Breathtaking Blindside

[This story contains major spoilers for the Succession series finale, “With Open Eyes.”]  Whether or not you “pre-grieved,” the time for mourning has finally arrived: Succession is over, and with it, the story of the Roys.  Heading into the 90-minute series finale, creator Jesse Armstrong’s Emmy-winning drama faced the daunting task of resolving numerous individual […]

‘Succession’ Star Alexander Skarsgård on Dropping a “Golden Hand Grenade” Into the Final Season

[This story contains spoilers for the seventh episode of Succession season four, “Tailgate Party.”] As a wise man lost on a strange island once said: “The numbers are bad!” If Waystar Royco co-CEOs Kendall (Jeremy Strong) and Roman (Kieran Culkin) weren’t set on tanking the sale to streaming and tech giant GoJo before, they certainly […]

Met Gala 2023: All the Stars in Thom Browne’s Class Photo (Exclusive)

Ahead of the Met Gala on Monday night, May 1, nine of designer Thom Browne’s A-list table guests gathered at the Pierre Hotel for a class photo, shared exclusively with The Hollywood Reporter. The starry group — looking bold and elegant in high-contrast, black-and-white looks designed by Browne and inspired by the Met Gala’s 2023 dress […]

‘Infinity Pool’ Review: Alexander Skarsgard Gets a Taste of Blood-Drenched Hedonism in Brandon Cronenberg’s Vacation in Hell

Mia Goth also stars in this ultraviolent satire of unchecked privilege at a luxury beach resort on a fictional island where crime yields unique punishment.

Mubi Takes Lars Von Trier’s TV Show ‘The Kingdom Exodus’

Arthouse streamer Mubi has snatched up rights for Lars von Trier’s horror TV series The Kingdom Exodus for North America, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America, Turkey and India. It marks the first series the film-focused Mubi has ever acquired. The Kingdom Exodus is the third and final season of von Trier’s cult Kingdom series, with […]

How Underselling ‘The Northman’s’ Fantasy Proved to Be Its Biggest Box Office Battle

Blood, fire and fate. These three elements swirl about the films of Robert Eggers, as he borrows from the old in order to create something that feels novel, surprising in its authenticity and driven by a perspective that could only stem from modern times, but a voice that feels distinctly outside of it. Eggers’ latest […]

Why This 12-Year-Old Actor Kept Role as Young Bruce Wayne in ‘The Batman’ a Secret From Classmates

Following the March release of Matt Reeves’ The Batman, some of Oscar Novak’s friends cornered him at school with a pressing question: Was that you on the big-screen? The 12-year-old admitted that, yes, it was him starring as a young Bruce Wayne in the Warner Bros. film, a confirmation that also revealed an occupation he’d […]

‘The Northman’ Filmmaker Robert Eggers on Nailing Nude Battle Scene, Managing Epic Production

Standing front and center beneath the big screen inside Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatre, Robert Eggers had an important message to share about The Northman. “I want to say that this is not a film by Robert Eggers,” said the filmmaker on Monday night ahead of the premiere as he was joined by actors Alexander Skarsgard, […]

How Trainer Magnus Lygdback Got Alexander Skarsgard in Shape for ‘The Northman’ With 1-Hour Workouts

Magnus Lygbäck doesn’t mess around. The Swedish trainer and nutritionist — credited with perfecting superhero-like physiques for star clients like Gal Gadot on Wonder Woman, Alicia Vikander on Tomb Raider and James McAvoy on Glass — has a laser-like focus in the gym with training plans that require maximum effort and minimal time. Few know that […]

Alexander Skarsgard’s Ax-Throwing Skills Are a Work in Progress

Vikings and axes go hand in hand, so it might seem a safe bet that the star of Robert Eggers’ upcoming revenge thriller The Northman, Alexander Skarsgård (seen brandishing one on the poster and in various bloody axe-based rampages throughout the film), might be skilled with the weapon in real life. Not so fast. Focus […]

Alexander Skarsgard Can’t Escape His Fate in ‘The Northman’ Trailer

A little over a week ahead of its theatrical release, Robert Eggers’ The Northman dropped a second official trailer with new footage of the film’s all-star cast that includes Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe. “Fate has no mercy,” begins the nearly two-minute trailer as Skarsgard’s Amleth looks into a hut […]