Sunday July 12, 2020

Swede emotion

Alexander Skarsgård made his name as a vampire in True Blood, but now the muscular Scandinavian is provoking some controversy with his new film, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl.

9th August, 2015
Alexander Skarsgård. Picture: Steve Pan

Alexander Skarsgård sighs and offers a laboured cough. He’s agitated. “That wouldn’t make any sense,” the actor sharply remarks. “I died in a gasoline fire, and it would be kind of difficult.”

We’re conversing about the towering Swede’s desire to explore comedy after his last attempt as a hapless dumb model in Zoolander.

Indeed, his character did perish in a spectacular...

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