Matthias Schoenaerts Network • Your Premiere Source On Matthias Schoenaerts
Welcome to Matthias Schoenaerts Network! Your newest and first source dedicated to Belgium actor Matthias Schoenaerts. You might know him from "Rust and Bone" for which he won a César Award for Most Promising Actor. Our aim is to provide fans around the world an up-to-date and comprehensive source for Mr. Schoenaerts with the latest news, high quality photos and in-depth information.
Matthias Schoenaerts is a Belgium actor. He is best known for his roles in "Loft" (2008), "Bullhead" (2011) and "Rust and Bone" (2012). He can next be seen in "Suite Française" & "A Little Chaos".
March 6th, 2016   Gallery Comments Off on Photoshoot Gallery Update

We have updated our gallery with various photoshoot outtakes, including a recent one for “The Danish Girl” promotion.

March 4th, 2016   Kursk, Movie News Comments Off on EuropaCorp Greenlights “Kursk”

Deadline confirms Matthias is set to star in “Kursk“. Matthias mentioned this project last month to the Belgium press, but it seems it got the greenlight by EuropaCorp.

EuropaCorp has set Matthias Schoenaerts to star in Kursk, the fact-based survival drama that Thomas Vinterberg will direct this fall from Saving Private Ryan scribe Robert Rodat’s adaptation of the Robert Moore book A Time To Die. The film centers on a true story of the Kursk, a nuclear-powered Russian submarine that sank during a training exercise in the Barents Sea in 2000. Twenty-three sailors survive the crash and desperately wait for help to arrive while their oxygen runs out minute-by-minute.

It seems like yesterday that Schoenaerts broke out here as the brawny tragic protagonist of Bullhead, and he has risen quickly. Schoenaerts and Vinterberg just worked together in Far From The Madding Crowd, and Schoenaerts most recently starred with Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander in The Danish Girl. CAA and UBBA rep the actor.

This becomes another greenlighted movie for EuropaCorp to be distributed through its new pipeline RED. EuropaCorp founder Luc Besson has the company’s biggest picture in production right now in Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, a sci-fi epic that stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne and an eclectic supporting cast that includes Rihanna, John Goodman, Ethan Hawke, Clive Owen, Rutger Hauer and Herbie Hancock.

February 27th, 2016   Gallery Comments Off on 2016 César Film Awards

Matthias attended the 2016 César Film Awards last night. We have added the high quality images in our gallery. He presented one of the awards. The ceremony was held at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris and is the equivalent to the French Oscars. In 2013 Matthias won the Most Promising Actor Cesar award.

February 25th, 2016   Gallery Comments Off on AnOther Magazine 15th Anniversary

Matthias stopped by the AnOther Magazine 15th Anniversary hosted by Kate Moss, Tilda Swinton and Michèle Lamy. He was photographed with his “The Drop” co-star and friend Noomi Rapace and actor Idris Elba. We have added the images in our gallery.

February 24th, 2016   Gallery Comments Off on Elle Style Awards 2016

Matthias attended the Elle Style Awards 2016 last night were he received the Best Actor Award. He was also seen posing with his friend and “The Drop” co-star Noomi Rapace. We have added the high quality images in our gallery.

February 22nd, 2016   Gallery Comments Off on L’Officiel Italia Hommes Spring/Summer 2016

Matthias is featured on the cover of L’Officiel Italia Hommes Spring/Summer 2016. The magazine scans and photoshoot have been added in our gallery. Thanks to my good friend Luciana from Emma Stone Fan and The Wittrock Files for her donations.

February 21st, 2016   Kursk, Movie News, News & Rumors Comments Off on Matthias To Reteam With Vinterberg For “Kursk”

Matthias talked to the Belgium newspaper The Morning (De Morgen) and he confirmed he will reteam with Bullhead director Michael R. Roskam on “The Faithful” this year but he also mentioned he will reteam with “Far From The Madding Crowd” director Thomas Vinterberg:

I will also collaborate again with Thomas Vinterberg, with whom I worked on Far From The Madding Crowd. Vinterberg will film “Kursk” in the fall, the story of a sunken Russian submarine, and I will play the captain. I am really looking forward to it.

Earlier this year Deadline reported that director Thomas Vinterberg signed on to direct “Kursk“. They reported the following story:

EuropaCorp has set Thomas Vinterberg to helm Kursk, the Robert Rodat-scripted adaptation of the Robert Moore book A Time To Die. Casting will begin shortly for a projected fall production start in Europe. The film is based on the true story of the nuclear-powered Russian submarine, the Kursk, which sank during a training exercise in the Barents Sea in 2000. Twenty-three sailors survived the crash and desperately waited for help to arrive, as their oxygen ran out minute-by-minute.

Variety is reporting the screenplay is written by Robert Rodat and based on Robert Moore’s book ‘A Time to Die’.

February 21st, 2016   A Bigger Splash, Gallery Comments Off on Matthias Covers ‘The Morning’ (Belgium)

Matthias is featured on the weekend edition of The Morning (De Morgen) to promote “A Bigger Splash“. We have added the digital magazine scans and first photoshoot outtakes in our gallery.

Matthias will make an appearance on ’24 Hours With…’ (24 uur met…) tonight, on the dutch network NPO3. Dutch and Belgium fans can tune on 09:55PM (local time).

February 4th, 2016   Lewis and Clark, News & Rumors Comments Off on HBO Redeveloping “Lewis and Clark”

THR is reporting that HBO plans on redeveloping “Lewis And Clark“. It’s still unclear if Matthias, or any of the cast, will return to the project.

HBO is all but abandoning the six-part miniseries starring Casey Affleck and Matthias Schoenaerts. “We have decided to redevelop Lewis and Clark with Michelle Ashford writing,” HBO said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, confirming that it is going back to the drawing board with the high-profile historical drama.

Ashford, who is currently serving as the showrunner on Showtime’s Masters of Sex, penned the original script with Ed Norton and John Curran (The Painted Veil). Once her rewrite comes in, the cabler will have to greenlight the project a second time. In the event that the new version does move forward, HBO will then evaluate whether or not previously shot footage is usable (sources say several episodes were filmed) and if roles will be recast.

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January 24th, 2016   Gallery, Maryland, Videos Comments Off on Disorder (Maryland) UK Trailer

Empire Magazine released a new UK trailer for Matthias’ upcoming movie “Disorder” (Maryland). You can find the trailer after the jump and we have added the high definition screencaptures in our gallery. Additionally, we also added an international poster in our gallery. The movie will be released in the U.K. on March 25, 2016.

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Current Projects
Lewis and Clark (2016)
Matthias as William Clark
Writer: Stephen Ambrose (Novel)
Genre: History
Status: Pre-Production
Release: TBA 2016
HBO min-series of American explorers Lewis and Clarke as they lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies and down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean in 1803.

The Danish Girl (2016)
Matthias as Unknown
Director: Tom Hooper
Genre: Drama/Biography
Status: Filming
Release: TBA 2016
Inspired by the true story of Danish painter Einar Wegener and his California-born wife with ddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander

A Bigger Splash (2015)
Matthias as Unknown
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Genre: Drama
Status: Post-Production
Release: TBA 2015
In Italy, an American couple, Marianne and Paul, spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. Marianne invites former lover, Harry, and his teenage daughter, Penelope to stay.

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Matthias as Gabriel Oak
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Genre: Drama
Status: Completed
Release: May 1, 2015
A beautiful young woman maintains relationships with three very different men. Currently in post-production.

Maryland (2015)
Matthias as Vincent
Director: Alice Winocour
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Status: Post-Production
Release: TBA 2015
The film tracks an ex-soldier with PTSD who is hired to protect the wife and child of a wealthy Lebanese businessman while he's out of town.

Suite Française (2014)
Matthias as Bruno von Falk
Director: Saul Dibb
Genre: Drama
Status: Waiting for release
Release: March 13, 2015 (UK)
A story centered around a romance between a French villager and a German soldier during the early years of the German occupation of France.

A Little Chaos (2014)
Matthias as Andrè Le Notre
Director: Alan Rickman
Genre: Drama
Status: Waiting for release
Release: April 17, 2015 (UK)
A female landscape-gardener is awarded the esteemed assignment to construct the grand gardens at Versaillers, a gilt-edged position which thrusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV.

Rumored Projects/In Development
  • Galveston (TBA)
  • The Faithful (TBA)
  • Untitled Florent-Emilio Siri mini-series (TBA)
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    Released Projects
    The Loft (2014)
    Matthias as Filip
    Director: Erik Van Looy
    Genre: Thriller
    Status: Now Playing
    Release: January 30, 2015
    Five friends who share a loft for their extramarital affairs begin to question one another after the murdered body of an unknown young woman is found in the property.

    The Drop (2014)
    Matthias as Eric
    Director: Michaël R. Roskam
    Genre: Crime
    Status: On DVD/Blu-Ray
    Release: September 12, 2014
    Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

    Other Projects
    Louis Vuitton Menswear (2014)
    Matthias as Model/spokesperson
    Photographer: Mikael Jansson
    Release: Spring/Summer 2014

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