Noomi Rapace and Niels Arden Oplev re-team for Dead Man Down

Alex Billington of FirstShowing.net reports on this gritty thriller, due in theaters in March, which reunites Noomi Rapace, the star of the three-part Scandinavian-made film series based on Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy, with the trilogy’s Danish director,  Niels Arden Oplev. Excerpts from Billington’s report follow, with a link to the trailer:

An early trailer for FilmDistrict’s crime thriller Dead Man Down has surfaced…. Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace star in Dead Man Down, directed by Danish filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev who made the first original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo film. It also co-stars Dominic Cooper, Terrence Howard, Isabelle Huppert and Armand Assante in a powerful portrait of the relationship between two people caught in the crosshairs of revenge. It has a bit of a Drive kind of vibe, so check it out yourself. Here’s the very first international trailer for Niels Arden Oplev’s Dead Man Down, found on YouTube.

Following the cinematic phenomenon The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, acclaimed filmmaker Niels Arden Oplev and brooding beauty Noomi Rapace reunite for another thrilling tale of vengeance. Colin Farrell joins the prestigious team as brave enforcer Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York. He seeks to avenge the death of his wife and daughter caused by his boss. When his employer is threatened by a mysterious killer, Victor also becomes detective. Victor is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Noomi Rapace), a victim turned avenger whose intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis.

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One Response to Noomi Rapace and Niels Arden Oplev re-team for Dead Man Down

  1. Pingback: ON MARCH 8, REVENGE IS COMING…Niels Arden Oplev makes his American theatrical debut with DEAD MAN DOWN « 17linx Magazine

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