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Nicolas Winding Refn on Making Dark Danish Fairy Tale ‘Copenhagen Cowboy’

The first time Nicolas Winding Refn returned home to Denmark from L.A., it was out of financial necessity. After the barnstorming success of his first two films, Pusher (1996) and Bleeder (1999), Copenhagen-set crime dramas starring a then-unknown actor by the name of Mads Mikkelsen, Refn went Hollywood with the ambitious psychological thriller Fear X […]

‘Copenhagen Cowboy’ Review: Nicolas Winding Refn’s Netflix Series Plays Like His Greatest Hits Compilation

The drama follows a heroine with mysterious powers as she makes her way through Denmark's criminal underworld.

Venice: Things Get Bloody, and Beautiful, in Netflix’s Teaser Trailer for Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Copenhagen Cowboy’

Netflix has dropped the first teaser trailer for Copenhagen Cowboy, the upcoming Danish series from director Nicholas Winding Refn (Drive, Only God Forgives), and from the looks of it, Refn’s return home hasn’t dulled his bloody, and often stunningly beautiful, aesthetics. The teaser is a series of neon-drenched images, set to a pulsing techno beat […]

‘Drive’ Director Nicolas Winding Refn Makes Danish Series ‘Copenhagen Cowboy’ for Netflix

Mind-bending Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, The Neon Demon) is returning to his roots for Copenhagen Cowboy, his first-ever series for Netflix. Described as a “thrill-inducing, neon-drenched noir series,” the six-part show stars Angela Bundalovic, of Netflix’s Danish hit The Rain, as Miu, a young heroine who travels through Copenhagen’s criminal netherworld. Refn made […]

Hideo Kojima Explains Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Death Stranding’ Character

During a San Diego Comic-Con panel conversation with film director Nicolas Winding Refn, video game director Hideo Kojima showed off new footage from his upcoming 'Death Stranding' game.

How Jena Malone Helped “Sculpt” Her Character in ‘Too Old to Die Young’

Actress Jena Malone joins The Hollywood Reporter In Studio to discuss her new Amazon series 'Too Old to Die Young,' her second project with director Nicolas Winding Refn.

‘Too Old to Die Young’: TV Review | Cannes 2019

Miles Teller is an L.A. cop leading a double-life as a contract killer who comes under the sway of John Hawkes' apocalyptic visionary in 'Too Old to Die Young,' Nicolas Winding Refn's 10-part Amazon crime series.

Nicolas Winding Refn Slams “Insanity That Is Donald Trump” in Essay

Nicolas Winding Refn offered an ambivalent Independence Day message in an opinion piece on Wednesday that slammed Donald Trump and promoted the director's upcoming free content platform, byNWR, as a mental stimulant in a messy political and cultural time.

Nicolas Winding Refn to Launch ‘byNWR’ Content Platform

The 'Drive' director will spearhead a new and entirely free quarterly curated digital platform dedicated to restored movies and other cultural content.

Worldview Ex-CEO Christopher Woodrow Exits New Company After 18 Months (Exclusive)

The 'Birdman' exec launched Vendian Entertainment with Michael Bassick, but sources say the latter's father — an investor — pushed Woodrow out due in part to excessive spending.

Rapid Round: ‘Neon Demon’ Director Nicolas Refn on How to Shoot a Sex Scene With a Cadaver

The controversial Danish director spills the secrets behind his film about the beauty industry.

Cannes: ‘Neon Demon’ Director Nicolas Winding Refn to Produce ‘Witchfinder General’ Remake

Rupert Preston's Sunrise Films will co-produce the new version of the 1968 cult hit, with Vertigo handling distribution in the U.K.