By Ramin Setoodeh. New York Bureau Chief. But just a few days before the premiere, the film festival in Texas was canceled as coronavirus cases swept through the United States. I read the script a couple years ago. It was a question of finding a director, and then finding schedules that matched. We thought of course he would be a great fit. We had 26 days — and off we went. When I found out this was going to be super low-budget, I thought it lent itself to that. This was the worst place in the world, which I thought was perfect for the story.
Birthday: Jul 27, Having established himself in a number of Danish films, actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau made himself a known presence in America and abroad with both supporting and leading roles in high-profile projects. He subsequently had turns in the action thriller "My Name is Modesty" and the romantic comedy "Wimbledon" , before reuniting with Scott for the less well-received medieval adventure "Kingdom of Heaven" Coster-Waldau made a brief, but memorable splash playing a cop trapped on Earth as an immortal on the short-lived series "New Amsterdam" Fox, , before joining the acclaimed cast of the epic medieval drama, "Game of Thrones" HBO, , which allowed him to display his considerable talents to a wider audience. Supporting roles in mainstream films like the Jessica Chastain-starring horror hit "Mama" and Tom Cruise's "Oblivion" increased his international profile even further. View All Photos Annabel says: Nope. View All. News My Account sign up log in log out.
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Look back at our favorite moments throughout the year, from award shows to up-close shots of celebrities. See the gallery. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks about his favorite " Game of Thrones " moments, including the behind-the-scenes drama involved when working with a bear Watch now. Sign In. Up this week. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau born 27 July is a Danish actor, producer and screenwriter. Coster-Waldau's breakthrough performance in Denmark was his role in the film Nightwatch Since then he has appeared in numerous films in his native Scandinavia and Europe in Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos.
Coster-Waldau's breakthrough role in Denmark was in the film Nightwatch In the U. He then played a detective in the short-lived Fox television series New Amsterdam , and appeared in the Fox television film Virtuality , originally intended as a pilot. He has spoken in interviews about his father's problems with alcohol, as well as his parents' divorce.