Viggo Mortensen teases new horror project with David Cronenberg

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    “He is probably going back a bit to his origins”

    Viggo Mortensen talks about a new horror project he has done with film director David Cronenberg.

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    The Green book Actors who are promoting their directorial debut it’s fallingTold in a new interview that he hopes to shoot new works this summer – and it will be a return to Cronenberg’s past as a horror filmmaker.

    Asked by GQ To consider working with Cronenberg again it’s falling (Cronenberg plays the role of a proctologist, and the filmmaker directed Mortensen History of violence And Eastern promises), The actor revealed that the pair “have something in mind” for a project.

    “It’s something he wrote long ago, and he never made it,” Mortensen said. “Now he’s refining it, and he wants to shoot it. Hopefully, we will be filming this summer. I would say, without taking the story away, he is probably going back a bit to his origins. “

    Cronenberg is known for advancing the body-horror sub-genre in the 1980s, including films Scanners (1981) and Vidodrome (1983). However, he has moved away from horror since incorporating films History of violence (2005) and Eastern promises (2007).

    Mortensen added GQ Regarding the upcoming work: “It’s almost like a weird film noir story. It’s annoying and it’s good, I think. But since his origins, he has clearly evolved as a director in terms of technique and self-assurance. “

    Vigo Mortensen (R) in the Green Book

    In other news, Mortensen recently revealed that his Lord of the Rings The horses have died.

    The actor who played the role of Aragorn in Peter Jackson’s trilogy told NME He said that he bought two other people along with horse riding in the film.

    “There were actually three horses that I bought, they were once up for sale for movies,” he explained. “There were two I rode – a chestnut and then the big bay that rides the Aragorn – but I also bought the white horse that rides in The Fellowship of the Ring when he is being chased into the woods by the Black Riders Was. “

    He Added: “The person who carried out that great ride was a stuntwoman, whom I became my friend. I knew how much she liked that horse, so I bought it for her. That one is still around, but the other two have passed away. They were already of a certain age when we were shooting and are 20 years from now. “

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