Alicia was spotted in Monte Carlo for the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco on May 24, 2015. I have added several high quality pictures in the gallery!
Public Appearances > 2015 > F1 Grand Prix Of Monaco
Alicia attended the ‘Macbeth’ Premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2015 in Cannes, France.
Public Appearances > 2015 > 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Macbeth’ Premiere
DEADLINE – One of the hottest Cannes pic packages–the Tom Hanks-Alicia Vikander-starrer The Circle–is in the process of being reconfigured as the star of that young actress soars after her performance as the beguiling robot in Ex Machina. The Swedish actress is in talks to star in two major new tent poles: Assassin’s Creed, the Justin Kurzel-directed New Regency live-action adaptation of the Ubisoft video game; and the new Jason Bourne picture opposite Matt Damon with Paul Greengrass directing. Deadline understands there’s still some work to do to get the schedules aligned but it appears likely that, whatever happens with those two projects, Vikander is likely to drop off the Tom Hanks starrer The Circle. Word we are hearing is that IM Global head Stuart Ford has made an offer to Harry Potter star Emma Watson to play the young female lead.
That project, based on a Dave Eggers novel and written and directed by James Ponsoldt, was one of the hottest titles at the just-wrapped Cannes market. Vikander’s attachment was only announced on the eve of of the festival–to play a young employee at a tech company called The Circle, who gets involved with a mysterious man–with IM Global virtually selling out international with a slew of big indie deals. IM Global topper Start Ford is now rushing to find a replacement and Deadline understands that an offer has been made to Emma Watson (Harry Potter).
Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s shingle Playtone is producing along with Anthony Bregman’s Likely Story and Ponsoldt and Walter Parkes and Laurie Macdonald. Image Nation Abu Dhabi is fully financing and will present the film in association with Parkes Macdonald Productions. Having Image Nation on board, along with its commitment to finance, gives the project a level of protection against the vagaries of casting and scheduling.
I have updated the gallery with a new beautiful outtake in high quality of Alicia for Hunger TV (2012). Enjoy!
Alicia attends the amfAR’s 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala on May 21, 2015 in Cap d’Antibes, France.
Alicia posed for The Hollywood Reporter during the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival in France.
I have added HQ/MQ pictures of Alicia at the ‘Sicario’ Premiere during the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2015 in Cannes, France.
Public Appearances > 2015 > 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival – ‘Sicario’ Premiere
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Ex Machina star Alicia Vikander will star in the tech world drama-thriller The Circle.
The suddenly red-hot actress, who will star in six movies over the next nine months including Warner Bros.’ The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl opposite Eddie Redmayne, is attached to play the film’s protagonist.
Based on Dave Eggers’ 2013 novel, the story centers on a recent college graduate (Vikander) who lands a job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, where she becomes involved with a mysterious man. Hanks is eyeing the role of mysterious man (Hanks recently starred in another Eggers-based book, A Hologram for the King).
The project first came together in December, when Tom Hanks and his Playtone production company became attached. But on the eve of Cannes, Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, who together produced the Men in Black franchise and the Denzel Washington starrer Flight, also have boarded the project. IM Global is shopping The Circle to foreign buyers at the Cannes film market, which kicks off May 13. UTA, which reps Ponsoldt and Vikander, is handling domestic rights.
Playtone’s Gary Goetzman is producing The Circle with Hanks.
Parkes and MacDonald have the passion project He Named Me Malala coming out Oct. 2. The Davis Guggenheim-helmed documentary chronicles the events leading up to the Taliban’s attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls’ education.
The Swedish actress, who broke out in 2012’s foreign-language Oscar nominee A Royal Affair, made a splash as a seductive android in the indie hit Ex Machina. Also on deck for Vikander is Derek Cianfrance’s The Light Between Oceans and John Wells’ culinary tale Adam Jones with Bradley Cooper as well as Sony Pictures Classics’ Testament of Youth and Justin Chadwick’s Tulip Fever. She is also on hand at Cannes as the “voice” of the late Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman in the documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words.
Vikander is additionally repped by Tavistock Wood Management.
Alicia and her ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ co-stars attended a photocall in Rome to promote their new film on May 9, 2015. Thanks to Claudia for her help.
Public Appearances > 2015 > ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ Photocall In Rome
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – At the 2005 Oscars, host Chris Rock asked why Jude Law was “in every movie I have seen?” Ten years later, the same could be asked of Swedish actress Alicia Vikander, who stars in no fewer than seven movies set to hit theaters during the next nine months, at least three of which are likely to garner Oscar buzz: Derek Cianfrance’s The Light Between Oceans, opposite real-life boyfriend Michael Fassbender; John Wells’ culinary tale Adam Jones, with Bradley Cooper; and The Danish Girl, opposite Eddie Redmayne. Already in theaters is A24’s hit thriller Ex Machina, in which she plays a cunningly seductive android. This summer, Vikander plays the female lead in Warner Bros.’ The Man from U.N.C.L.E. remake, opposite Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, and stars in the World War I drama Testament of Youth. The daughter of stage actress Maria Fahl Vikander also is the newest face of Louis Vuitton and will have a high profile at the Cannes Film Festival as the “voice” of the late Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman in the documentary Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words.
How did you wind up with a British accent?
I learned to speak English by watching movies, mostly British movies. And now I live in London.
Whose career do you covet most?
Meryl Streep. Jennifer Lawrence, an actress my age who has done a wide variety of roles. And Julianne Moore, who I did a smaller role with once [in the February release Seventh Son] and thought she was incredible. Actresses who dare to do things they might be scared of. It’s easy to work in something you feel comfortable in.
Every single film is its own experience and its own little world. When you’re in it, there’s nothing else,” says Vikander, photographed April 3 at New York’s The Bowery Hotel.