Mads Mikkelsen Tapped For CHAOS WALKING Villain Role

CHAOS WALKING finds its baddie in villain expert Mads Mikkelsen!

Despite a turn as a relative good guy in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Mads Mikkelsen has mostly ramped up his career playing baddies like Hannibal Lecter on NBC’s Hannibal and Kaecilius in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Now, he’s getting dark once again for the adaptation of Patrick NessChaos Walking!

The movie takes place in a world where disease has recently wiped out the female population and all animals– human or not– can hear each others’ thoughts through a connection called Noise. Tom Holland will star in the film as Todd, a teen traveling with his dog when he stumbles across the impossible– A young woman played by Daisy Ridley.

According to THR, Mikkelsen is in final negotiations to play Mayor Prentiss, the central villain of the film who has devious plans to rule over society and needs Todd to help him execute them.

Chaos Walking recently landed a release date of March 1, 2019. The movie begins shooting in Montreal later this month.

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