"Lord of the Rings" may have turned him into a movie star, but at the end of the day, Viggo Mortensen is an actor, or better yet, a chameleon. His intense, committed and often unrecognizable performances have put him in the top tier of talent working today -- so when a project with his name on it rolls around, the movie deservedly jumps to the top of must-see lists.
Mortensen will next take on David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method," but LA Times already has news on his follow up. Teaming up with Hossein Amini, screenwriter of the upcoming "Snow White and the Huntsman" and Ryan Gosling action drama "Drive," Moretensen will help shepherd an adaptation of the novel "The Two Faces of January," a thriller set in Greece. Get More »