Matthias is featured in yesterday’s edition of The Sunday Times to promote the U.K. release of “Far From The Madding Crowd“. We have added the photoshoot outtakes in our gallery and the full interview can be found in our press archive.
With a trio of big films out at the same time, he is the hottest thing to come out of Belgium — ever
For some weeks now, Britain’s billboards have been valiantly struggling with Matthias Schoenaerts’s name: all those vowels spelt out on adverts for Suite Française, released last month; A Little Chaos, earlier this month; and next up, Far from the Madding Crowd. In Thomas Vinterberg’s luscious take on the Thomas Hardy novel, released on Friday, Schoenaerts’s Gabriel Oak shadows Carey Mulligan’s impetuous Bathsheba. Not that he has seen any of the media blitzkrieg: the Belgian actor, 37, has only just arrived at his London hotel for the film’s premiere. “I’m like the Space Invader all of a sudden,” he says, miming a spaceship hovering over us all.
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Even more additional images of “Far From The Madding Crowd” have been added in our gallery. Links and previews can be found below. The Telegraph (U.K.) also published a very interesting article on the behind the scenes process of the movie. Excerpts related to Matthias can be found after the jump.
Matthias is featured in Carey Mulligan’s beautiful cover photoshoot for May edition of Vogue (US). The photoshoot outtakes were released today and we added them in our gallery. We will add the magazine scans as soon as possible and be sure to head over to Vogue.com to read Carey’s interview.
Matthias on Carey: “There’s a tender strength that she has. A gentleness and a softness but an extreme force that comes with it.”
Carey on fainting during a scene: “Matthias thought I was acting. I dropped to my knees, then sort of keeled over to the side. It’s quite hard to faint in a corset.”
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April 17th, 2015 Gallery Comments Off on Victoire Magazine Scans
The digital magazine scans of Matthias’ Victoire cover (April 4, 2015) have been added in our gallery. Be sure to check our previous post if you missed the photoshoot outtakes.
April 16th, 2015 Gallery
, Maryland Comments Off on “Maryland” Stills & Official Plot
Mars Distribution released a new production still of “Maryland“, also reportedly titled “Close Protection“, and we have added it in our gallery. The official plot can be found below (Via Google Translator):
Back from Afghanistan, Vincent, a victim of post-traumatic stress disorder, is responsible for ensuring the safety of Jessie, the wife of a wealthy Lebanese businessman in his “Maryland” property. While he feels a strange fascination for the woman he must protect, Vincent is prone to anxiety and hallucinations. Despite the apparent tranquility on “Maryland” Vincent perceives an external threat …
It was announced earlier today that the movie has been selected for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival just announced (part of) their line-up for this year’s festival. It was announced that Alice Winocour’ “Maryland” is selected for the festival as part of their Un Certain Regard selection. It was previously reported that the movie was retitled “Close Protection” but looks like they changed it back. The running time for the movie is 1h40 according to the official website. Matthias stars in the movie alongside Diane Kruger. The festival runs from May 13-24.
We have added over 100 high quality additions of Matthias attending last night’s world premiere of “Far From The Madding Crowd” in London. He joined co-star Carey Mulligan and director Thomas Vinterberg on the red carpet. The movie will be released on May 1st in the U.S. and U.K.
Be sure to head over to our partner site Carey Mulligan Online for their coverage on Matthias’ lovely co-star.