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Lars von Trier, the notoriously outspoken filmmaker who got himself temporarily banned from the Cannes Film Festival for comments he made about Nazis (oh Lars!), has a two-part sex epic coming out later this year called "Nymphomaniac." In a press release, er, released this morning (which clearly isn't connected to Cannes going on right now), it was announced that the two films would premiere in Copenhagen in December, along with the first official photo of the films' cast. Thankfully they aren't involved in some huge gang bang, but rather posed artfully, like a super perverse Gap ad. Get More »
Shia LaBeouf is becoming quite the exhibitionist. First he let it all hang out this past June in Sigur Rós' music video for "Fjögur Piano". Now the "Lawless" star has confirmed exclusively to MTV that he will indeed star in Lars von Trier's upcoming drama "The Nymphomaniac."
Lars von Trier has a new fan. Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian man who killed 77 people (69 of whom he gunned down at a kids' summer camp), named von Von Trier's "Dogville" as one of his favorite films.
Though this seems fitting, since the Danish director became a persona non grata at the Cannes Film Festival after declaring himself a Nazi, it turns out he's actually not in favor of slaughtering large numbers of innocent people.
In response to Breivik's praise, von Trier said, "I feel badly about thinking that 'Dogville' which in my eyes is one of my most successful films, should have been a kind of script for him," The Hollywood Reporter recounts. Get More »