Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Maleficent Featurette Explores The Film
Jolie & co explain the idea
Zack Snyder On Batman-Superman
'Batman and Superman standing next to each other… It’s kind of epic'
First Teaser For The Captive
Atom Egoyan's new thriller
Initial Image From Ryan Gosling's Lost River
Christina Hendricks knows how to catch a monster
New Promo For The Rover
Fear the man with nothing left to lose
Cannes Official Selection 2014 Announced!
Cronenberg! Loach! Egoyan! Leigh! Dardennes!
Mrs Doubtfire Sequel Heats Up Again
Robin Williams could be back in the make-up
First Poster For The Equalizer
Denzel Washington walks the line
David Koechner To Lead Scouts Vs. Zombies
Ging gang zombie zombie zombie gonna eatcha
First Trailer For Eli Roth's Green Inferno
Stomachs rumble in the jungle
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 April 2014
Sharon Stone Heads For American Ultra
She'll be a government agent
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Fury
24 October 2014
The Fault In Our Stars
20 June 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Nymphomaniac Volumes I And II (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Necessary Death Of Charlie Countryman (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Railway Man (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Filth (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Dafoe Officially Joins Nymphomaniac
Kate Ashfield & more also aboard

17 October 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

There is, apparently, still time for Lars von Trier to round up more actors to take part in Nymphomaniac, which he’s now busy filming. He’s taking some from the veteran pile and some newcomers. So Willem Dafoe, Udo Kier and Jean-Marc Barr will know what they’re in for, but Kate Ashfield, Caroline Goodall, Kate Ashfield, Saskia Reeves and Omar Shargawi are even now getting their first taste of working for von Trier.

Von Trier is shooting Nymphomaniac as two feature length films, planning both soft-core and hard-core versions. Charlotte Gainsbourg stars as Jo, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac beaten up and left for dead in an alley. She’s found and cared for by an older bachelor (Stellan Skarsgard) and ends up telling him her complicated life story.

Von Trier already has an impressive cast roster to work with, including Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman and Connie Nielsen, though one who slipped through the net due to scheduling issues is Nicole Kidman.

Production is under way in Cologne and we can expect this one to make waves next year. Conveniently, Dafoe is currently at work on Anton Corbijn’s drama A Most Wanted Man in Hamburg, so he won’t have to far to go to report for von Trier duty.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Alex Cross Sequel In Development
Tyler Perry looking to Double Cross
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014
Empire's pick of the Croisette's finest

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)