"I hit one of the lights, and I remember hearing the casting director and David gasp." - Karen Fukuhara
Get ready for Joel Kinnaman to become a household name. Even though he’s already familiar to U.S. television audiences with the show The Killing, his current role as Alex Murphy, the Detroit police officer who is rebuilt into a futuristic lawman in Robocop, is sure to change all of that. The 34-year-old actor talked to Vulture about the role and how he was cast in such an iconic movie. He said, “…when you’re an unknown, this is the kind of movie that you can get, because the franchise is bigger than the person. For these kinds of films, they want ... Read more
Actors are always faced with different challenges on set and they must adapt to make the scene work. However, Joel Kinnaman might have had the greatest obstacles of all while shooting the Terrence Malick film Knight of Cups. The 34-year-old actor not only had a 17-page monologue, he also had only one day to shoot the scene. Kinnaman talked to Collider about the scene and how it all played out. He said, “Christian Bale, who I was playing opposite—who had a lot of lines that would lead me into the next three pages—he hadn’t seen his pages. So when we ... Read more
Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman has received rave reviews for his performance as Detective Stephen Holder on AMC’s The Killing and for the past two seasons, he has stood out among other cast members for his impressive portrayal.