Category: The Danish Girl

Capri-Hollywood International Film Festival

Capri-Hollywood International Film Festival

Matthias attended the 20th edition of the Capri-Hollywood International Film Festival and he was awarded the Revelation of the Year award for his work in “The Danish Girl“. He was photographed with Jennifer Jason Leigh, who won Best Supporting Actress. We have added the high quality images in our gallery.

Mr Porter Photoshoot & Interview

Matthias is featured in the current The Journal issue of Mr Porter which features an amazing new photoshoot and great new interview. We have added the photoshoot outtakes in our gallery and the interview can be found below/after the jump.

Mr Matthias Schoenaerts is languidly recounting how he almost missed one of the biggest events of his professional life – the London premiere of his new film The Danish Girl (not to mention this shoot for MR PORTER). “So my flight from Antwerp yesterday had already left when I got to the airport,” he says. “Then I drove to the railway station in Brussels, and missed the train by a minute. So I hightailed it to the Brussels airport. I landed, changed into my tuxedo in a restroom, and jumped into a car. I was still in Belgium at 4.00pm, and on the red carpet in London by 6.00pm.” He grins. “I kind of like flying by the seat of my pants.”
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“The Danish Girl” London Premiere

“The Danish Girl” London Premiere

Matthias attended “The Danish Girl” UK Premiere yesterday – on Matthias’ birthday! – in London alongside his co-stars Sebastian Koch, Alicia Vikander, Eddie Redmayne and director Tom Hooper. We have added the first batch with high quality images in our gallery.

Instyle Photoshoot & Interview

Matthias is featured in the current issue of Instyle USA (December 2015). We previously added the magazine scans in our gallery and we now have added the photoshoot in our gallery and the interview can be found below.

“Style is something you radiate,” says Matthias Schoenaerts, the puppy dog-eyed European actor who has a habit of playing sensitive brutes, from Rust & Bone’s MMA fighter to Suite Française’s German soldier to a strapping hunk in the upcoming transgender drama The Danish Girl. “You either have it or you don’t.”

Schoenaerts, wearing an off-white sweatshirt, a black denim jacket, and bright blue Lee jeans, has it in spades. He even appeared in a campaign for Louis Vuitton. Perched at a riverside bistro northwest of Antwerp, Schoenaerts’s one concession to inelegance is the Lucky Strike rollie he takes a drag from. Running his hands through an impressive quiff, he smiles. “But style rules? No. I don’t pay attention to them,” he says, snubbing out the cigarette on the floor despite the ashtray in reach. A thin twirl of smoke lifts toward the yellow sky from the glowing ember. Schoenaerts extinguishes it with his Nike-clad foot and says, “I just have a basic sense of elegance, I guess.”

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“The Danish Girl” Venice Film Festival Additions

We have added additional high quality images of Matthias during yesterday press duties for “The Danish Girl” at the 72nd Venice Film Festival. The movie received a 10-minute standing ovation according to Deadline and especially leading lady Alicia Vikander has received praise for her portrayal. We are planning on making a review round-up later on, so stay tuned!


“The Danish Girl” Venice Film Festival Premiere

Matthias is currently attending the 72nd Venice Film Festival premiere of “The Danish Girl“. alongside co-stars Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard and director Tom Hooper. The first high quality images have been added in our gallery but we expect more additions later on.


“The Danish Girl” Venice Film Festival Photocall

Matthias attended “The Danish Girl” 72nd Venice Film Festival photocall earlier today alongside co-stars Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard and director Tom Hooper. The first batch with high quality images have been added in our gallery, but we expect more additions later on.


First “The Danish Girl” Trailer

Universals Pictures UK released the first (global) trailer for “The Danish Girl. The movie stars Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander and Matthias co-stars as Hans Axgil. The movie will have it’s world premiere later this week, on September 5 at the Venice Film Festival (in competition). It’s due to release in the US on November 27 and in the UK on January 1. The trailer features a few glimpses of Matthias and the HD screencaptures can be found in our gallery. The trailer can be found below/after the jump.


Based on the book by David Ebershoff, The Danish Girl is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener (portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne [The Theory of Everything] and Alicia Vikander [Ex Machina]), and directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables). Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

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Toronto International Film Festival Schedule

Toronto International Film Festival Schedule

The Toronto International Film Festival announced this year’s schedule earlier today. Matthias has two movies screening at the festival: “The Danish Girl” and “Disorder” (Maryland). The festival runs from September 10-20 and Matthias is “expected to attend” according to the official press release. For more information about the tickets and festival be sure to head over to the official website.

The Danish Girl | North American Premiere | Special Presentation
Sep 12 – 9:30 AM – Princess of Wales

Disorder | North American Premiere | Gala Presentation
Sep 17 – 9:30 PM – Roy Thomson Hall

The Danish Girl” will have additional screenings on September 13, 17 & 19 while “Disorder” will have a second screening on September 18. The programmer’s note for both movies were also published, which you can find after the jump.

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Venice Film Festival Schedule

Venice Film Festival Schedule

The Venice Film Festival Schedule has announced it’s official screening schedule earlier this week. Matthias is on double festival duty with both “A Bigger Splash” and “The Danish Girl” screening in competition. The festival runs from September 2-12 and for more information be sure to head over to the official website.

September 5 | 7:30 pm SALA GRANDE | VENEZIA 72
THE DANISH GIRL by Tom Hooper (UK, USA, 120’, language: English, s/t Italian) cast: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Sebastian Koch, Ben Whishaw, Matthias Schoenaerts

September 6 | 7:15 pm SALA GRANDE | VENEZIA 72
A BIGGER SPLASH by Luca Guadagnino (Italy, France, 120’, language: English, Italian, s/t Italian, English) cast: Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Matthias Schoenaerts, Dakota Johnson, Corrado Guzzanti

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