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Fringe Round Table: "Wallflower"

26 November 2011 2:17 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

What's up with Nina? Are the people we're watching now worth investing in, or will Peter really return to another time line, one that actually holds our beloved characters?

Join staff writers Carissa Pavlica, Nick McHatton and Sean McKenna below as they ponder the answers to these Wallflower-related questions and hope that it's enough to hold you over until Fringe returns with all new episodes in January!

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Is Nina helping or hurting Olivia?

Nick: I've always had suspicions about Nina, especially in Season 1, and I think part of that suspicion the audience might have is being explored in this timeline. At this point I believe she's hurting Olivia, she's keeping a lot of things close to her vest, and helping people usually doesn't mean drugging them in their own apartment.

Sean: Nina is hiding a lot of cards at this point but I have a feeling that if she were »

- modwild@gmail.com (Carissa Pavlica)

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace team up for Dead Man Down

4 November 2011 1:03 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Colin Farrell (Phone Booth, Alexander) is set to star opposite Noomi Rapace (The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Prometheus) in a new action thriller called Dead Man Down, which is due to start shooting early next year. The $30m film will see Rapace re-team with Niels Arden Oplev, the director of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, in which she played Lisbeth Salander.

Farrell plays a gangster called Victor, who works for an underground crime lord in New York City. He is seduced and blackmailed by a woman named Beatrice (Rapace) who is looking for revenge after becoming the victim of a crime.

The screenplay has been written by J.H. Wyman, who writes and executive produces the sci-fi TV series Fringe. Dead Man Down’s producer, Neal H. Moritz (I Am Legend, Fast & Furious), is currently working on the Total Recall remake with Farrell and said in a »

- flickeringmyth

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Fringe Bosses: Peter Is In Oz Trying to Get Back to Kansas

3 November 2011 5:17 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Fringe's Peter has returned in the flesh — goodbye, blue shiny ball of light — but the universe he lands in is not his own.

After seemingly disappearing into thin air in the Season 3 finale, Peter (Joshua Jackson) returns to a world where no one knows who he is — and he'll try desperately to get back to his own world. Fringe executive producers Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman dish on the prodigal son's return, how this Peter is different and whether he'll make it back to the people he knows and loves.

Fringe Scoop: 5 things to know now that Peter has returned

Now that Peter has returned, how does this change the dynamic of the show? 

Jeff Pinkner: The dynamic that we saw at the beginning of this season was...

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- Natalie Abrams

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace set for 'Dead Man Down'

2 November 2011 12:41 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace will star in the crime drama "Dead Man Down."According to The Hollywood Reporter, Niels Arden Oplev (the 2009 Swedish version of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo") is directing from a J.H. Wyman script.Neal Moritz is producing with Ori Marmur through their Original Films company.The story centers on a mob hitman (Farrell) who goes on a crime spree with a disfigured woman (Rapace) who he becomes involved with.Production is expected to start in early 2012.Rapace, who played Lisbeth Salander for Oplev in "Dragon Tattoo," will be seen next in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows."Farrell will be seen in Sony's "Total Recall" reboot next year. »

- Adnan Tezer

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Original Dragon Tattoo Crew Reunite for Dead Man Down

2 November 2011 8:40 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Niels Arden Oplev is finally catching up to his “Tattoo” star. The director of the original “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, will reunite with his “Tattoo” starlet Noomi Rapace on a new movie, the director’s Hollywood debut, called “Dead Man Down”. The $30 million dollar budgeted action thriller, currently being shopped around the American Film Market, will star Rapace and Colin Farrell, who will be playing Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City who is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution. Their intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis. Oplev is expected to start shooting “Dead Man Down” (“a powerful action thriller and portrait of two people caught in the crosshairs of revenge”) from a script by J.H. Wyman, by early 2012. Neal H. Moritz will produce »

- Nix

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Noomi Rapace Nabs Big Role

2 November 2011 8:34 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

While Rooney Mara may be headlining David Fincher's "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," work is not in short supply for Sweden's Lisbeth Salander, actress Noomi Rapace.

According to HitFix, she will be re-joining her "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" director Niels Arden Oplev for a new acton-packed thriller, "Dead Man Down" opposite Colin Farrell.

Here Rapace stars as a seductress who seeks revenge against an underworld crime boss. The film, which is written by J.H. Wyman (who currently serves as the executive producer on the acclaimed Fox sci-fi series "Fringe"), is slotted to begin shooting early 2012.

"I could not be any more excited about 'Dead Man Down' and the team we have assembled," said the film's producer and Original Film founder Neal H. Moritz in a statement. "[J.H.] Wyman has written a terrific script, Colin and Noomi are perfect casting and Niels is a truly gifted filmmaker. My partners at »

- Jessie Heyman

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace Take ‘Dead Man Down’

2 November 2011 7:49 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Swedish actress Noomi Rapace managed to land roles in several upcoming high-profile Hollywood release, thanks to her well-received turn as Lisbeth Salander in director Niels Arden Oplev’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movie adaptation. Now Rapace and Oplev are set to reunite on another Neo-Noir/crime thriller, titled Dead Man Down.

Colin Farrell is co-headlining the project, which was scripted by Fringe co-showrunner and executive producer writer J.H. Wyman. The $30 million film will be financed by Im Global (Insidious) and produced by Neal H. Moritz (the Fast and the Furious franchise).

Here is an official description of Dead Man Down:

Following the cinematic phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, director Oplev and leading lady Rapace reunite for another thrilling tale of vengeance, with Colin Farrell joining the prestigious team as Victor, ...

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‘Dead Man Down’ Brings Together Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Original ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Director Niels Arden Oplev

2 November 2011 7:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Here's another project announced at the American Film Market this week: Dead Man Down is an action thriller that will see Noomi Rapace working again with her The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev. Colin Farrell is signing on as well, for a film that is being sold as a "thrilling tale of vengeance." Deadline [1] gives up the core details: [Colin Farrell is] Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City who is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution. Their intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis. Dead Man Down, a powerful action thriller and portrait of two people caught in the crosshairs of revenge, is scheduled to start shooting in early 2012. This film is fully financed, by Im Global, so it should be good to go for that early '12 shoot, so long as distribution »

- Russ Fischer

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace set for new thriller from 'Dragon Tattoo' director

1 November 2011 11:19 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, who was the recipient of a career windfall after winning raves for her starring performance in the hit "Millenium Trilogy", is re-teaming with her "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" director Niels Arden Oplev for a new $30 million action-thriller entitled "Dead Man Down" opposite Colin Farrell. The film will star Rapace as a woman who seduces and then blackmails a gangster (Farrell) as part of a plan for revenge against the underworld crime boss he works for. The film, written by J.H. Wyman (who currently serves as co-showrunner on the Fox sci-fi series "Fringe"), is scheduled to »

- Chris Eggertsen

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'Dragon Tattoo' Director & Noomi Rapace Reunite for 'Dead Man Down'

1 November 2011 5:24 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

After working together on the original Swedish film adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, THR reports director Niels Arden Oplev and star Noomi Rapace (who can next be seen in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in December) are set to reunite for a new mob drama called Dead Man Down. In addition, Colin Farrell will be joining them in the film as a mobster’s hitman who falls for a disfigured former beauty (Rapace), with the two of them going on a violent spree. The script comes from J.H. Wyman who is also producing the film along with Neal Mortiz and Ori Marmur though their Original Films banner. The project sounds a bit like a darker, contemporary version of Bonnie and Clyde but without all the bank robbing. Since the film is one of many being shopped around the American Film Market right now, there's no guarantee »

- Ethan Anderton

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‘Dragon Tattoo’ Helmer Niels Arden Oplev Reuniting With Noomi Rapace for ‘Dead Man Down’; Colin Farrell Also Starring

1 November 2011 3:38 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

So, when can we expect the David Fincher-directed, Rooney Mara-starring remake?

I clearly jest, but it’s reported that Dragon Tattoo‘s Niels Arden Oplev and Noomi Rapace will get back together as director and star for Dead Man Down, which will also be led by Colin Farrell. The project is being sold by Im Global at this year’s American Film Market; Neil Moritz is producing through Original Films, as is writer J.H. Wyman for Frequency Films.

Farrell will be playing “Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City who is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution.” Shooting on the film will begin in early 2012, making a release toward the end of next year a real possibility. At the same time, they could try and take advantage of the success seen by action films in the beginning of the year, »

- jpraup@gmail.com (thefilmstage.com)

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Colin Farrell Turns Hitman for Swedish Director of 'Dragon Tattoo'

1 November 2011 1:30 PM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

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Colin Farrell and Swedish actress Noomi Rapace will star as a Bonnie and Clyde-esque couple who go on a violent crime spree in the mob drama 'Dead Man Down.' Niels Arden Oplev, who helmed the original Swedish-language version of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,' starring Rapace, will direct from a script by J.H. Wyman ('The Mexican'). Production is set to begin in 2012.

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- Sharon Knolle

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace Join Dead Man Down

1 November 2011 1:29 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Leading independent financing, production and sales company Im Global will fully finance Dead Man Down, to be produced by Neal H. Moritz's Original Film and screenwriter J.H. Wyman of Frequency Films, it was announced today by Im Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford and Moritz.

Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) will direct the $30 million action thriller, which stars Colin Farrell (Total Recall, Horrible Bosses, Miami Vice, S.W.A.T.) and Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows).

Moritz (The Fast and the Furious franchise, I Am Legend, xXx) will produce alongside screenwriter J.H. Wyman (Fringe, The Mexican). Original's Ori Marmur will executive produce with Reid Shane of Frequency.

Following the cinematic phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, director Oplev and leading lady Rapace reunite for another thrilling tale of vengeance, with Colin Farrell joining the prestigious team as Victor, »

- MovieWeb

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Farrell, Rapace Team For "Dead Man"

1 November 2011 12:55 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace are set to team for the action thriller "Dead Man Down" for Im Global and Original Film.

Farrell plays Victor, right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City who is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution.

Their intense chemistry leads them spiraling into payback delivered in violent catharsis. J.H. Wyman penned the script and will produce with Neal H. Moritz.

Niels Arden Oplev ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo") will direct the $30 million project which begins shooting early next year. »

- Garth Franklin

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace to Star in Dead Man Down

1 November 2011 12:35 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace are set to star in a new film to be developed by the director of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Niels Arden Oplev called Dead Man Down. There's a solid team of talent here to bring us a film described as a "action thriller and portrait of two people caught in the crosshairs of revenge." Freakin' revenge... it will get you every time. 

Here's the Press Release with the details:

Leading independent financing, production and sales company Im Global will fully finance Dead Man Down, to be produced by Neal H. Moritz’s Original Film and screenwriter J.H. Wyman of Frequency Films, it was announced today by Im Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford and Moritz.

Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) will direct the $30 million action thriller, which stars Colin Farrell (Total Recall, Horrible Bosses, Miami Vice, S.W.A.T.) and Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, »

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace to Star in Swedish Dragon Tattoo Director’s Dead Man Down

1 November 2011 12:32 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace are set to star in the mob drama Dead Man Down. Director Niels Arden Oplev, who helmed the Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tattoo films, is onboard to direct the project (per THR) which centers on a mobster’s hitman (Farrell) who falls for a disfigured former beauty (Rapace). Bent on revenge, the two subsequently go on a violent killing spree. The script was written by J.H. Wyman (Fringe), who is also producing alongside Neal Moritz (Fast Five). The pic will reunite Oplev with his Dragon Tattoo star Rapace. The actress turned heads with her bold performance in the Swedish films, landing roles in Ridley Scott’s Prometheus and Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows as a result. Farrell recently wrapped the Total Recall reboot, and is set to reteam with his In Bruges director Martin McDonagh for Seven Psychopaths. Production on »

- Adam Chitwood

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Afm: Im Global Selling ‘Dead Man Down’ With Colin Farrell And ‘Dragon Tattoo’s Niels Arden Oplev And Noomi Rapace

1 November 2011 12:01 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Los Angeles, October 28: Leading independent financing, production and sales company Im Global will fully finance Dead Man Down, to be produced by Neal H. Moritz’s Original Film and screenwriter J.H. Wyman of Frequency Films, it was announced today by Im Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford and Moritz. Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) will direct the $30 million action thriller, which stars Colin Farrell (Total Recall, Horrible Bosses, Miami Vice, S.W.A.T.) and Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows). Moritz (The Fast and the Furious franchise, I Am Legend, XXX) will produce alongside screenwriter J.H. Wyman (Fringe, The Mexican). Original’s Ori Marmur will executive produce with Reid Shane of Frequency. Following the cinematic phenomenon The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, director Oplev and leading lady Rapace reunite for another thrilling tale of vengeance, with Colin Farrell »

- MIKE FLEMING

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace hunt a Dead Man Down

1 November 2011 9:36 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace are set to star in a brand new thriller called Dead Man Down. The film has been fully financed by Im Global and will be produced by Neal H. Moritz (The Fast And The Furious franchise, I Am Legend) of Original Film and screenwriter J.H. Wyman ("Fringe", The Mexican) of Frequency Films. During shooting Rapace will be reunited with The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev, who will also make this his first American film. In »

- Alex Riviello

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Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace to Star in Dead Man Down

1 November 2011 8:30 AM, PDT | movies.about.com | See recent About.com Hollywood Movies news »

Colin Farrell (recently seen playing a vampire in Fright Night) and Noomi Rapace (soon to be seen playing around with Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) will star in Dead Man Down, an action thriller to be directed by Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - the Swedish version). J.H. Wyman (executive producer/show runner on Fringe) wrote the screenplay.

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Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace to star in Dead Man Down for director Niels Arden Oplev

1 November 2011 7:42 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Dead Man Down casts Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace. Mob drama Dead Man Down will reteam Niels Arden Oplev, director of the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo movie which catapulted star Noomi Rapace to stardom. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Original Films' Neal H. Moritz is set to produce with Ori Marmur, as well as Fringe writer and executive producer J.H. Wyman. Wyman wrote the script for the revenge flick which follows Farrell's character, a mobster hitman who falls for a disfigured former beauty (Rapace). The two apparently go on a violent spree. »

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