Skarsgard talks about his career and work on HBO's 'Big Little Lies'
Skarsgard talks how difficult it was to film the abuse scenes and why it is so important that he gained the trust of his co-star
"It’s not about wanting to show I’m versatile. It’s just feeling that excitement of not knowing who a character is but figuring it out and finding him." - Alexander Skarsgård
"I didn’t want any muscle mass that didn’t serve a purpose, because animals don’t have that." - Alexander Skarsgard
In 1970s San Francisco, a precocious 15-year-old (Bel Powley) embarks on an enthusiastic sexual odyssey, beginning with her mother's current lover (Alexander Skarsgård).
With the series wrapped and only one episode left to air, True Blood‘s Alexander Skarsgård is ready to make some changes in his career. He’s leaving Los Angeles and heading to New York. He talked to Vulture about his big move. Skarsgård said, “I’m in London for another three months for Tarzan, and then my plan is definitely to move to New York. I’m really excited about it. I don’t really have any plans in terms of what I want to do — movies, television, theater — but I’d love to do a play in New York. Anything that would ... Read more
The Giver, based on a wildly popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry, is a huge disappointment. The film has a nice cast – Jeff Bridges as the Giver, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes and Brenton Thwaites. But as good as they are, they can’t salvage this mess. The world of The Giver is a colorless (literally), utopian society. There are no wars or suffering. No pain, no lies… no fun. The society is governed (ruled) by Chief Elder (Streep) and a handful of nondescript Secondary Elders. I guess that’s what their called because it was never explained. The ... Read more
The Giver: Set in the future, a boy suspects that the emotionless, crime free, seemingly perfect world in which he lives may not be as utopian as it appears. In this perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of this society has a specific role, and 12-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. The Giver is an old man who teaches the young boy how to use his gift, and slowly Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world’s past. He discovers that many years earlier his forefathers gave up humanity in order ... Read more
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Alexander Skarsgard is using his time away from playing Eric Northman on True Blood wisely, by playing diverse parts in several movies.
Despite being on HBO’s True Blood for more than six seasons, Alexander Skarsgard is still enjoying his time playing vampire, Eric Northman.
Is it true that Alexander Skarsgard is going to play Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie? Well, nobody knows yet.
It would be easy for Alexander Skarsgard to skate by on his looks. He has the appearance of a Swedish Adonis, who gets to flash his abs on pretty much every episode of HBO’s hit series, True Blood. So it’s good to know that the actor still cares a great deal about his work.
Alexander Skarsgard is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood. He began his acting career at the age of eight and worked steadily in films and on Swedish television.
True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård wouldn’t mind a change of pace from the roles he’s been getting due to the success of the HBO vampire drama.
Director: Peter Berg Cast: Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Liam Neeson
He also enjoyed trying out his comedic skills throughout the first few episodes. "I had fun with it. It was just important to make it real. The humor had to come out of the situations more than him trying to be funny."