Fact: Leonardo Dicaprio, Brie Larson, Alicia Vikander and Mark Rylance have all been confirmed to present at the 89th Academy Awards on 26 February 2017. The four stars scooped the top acting Oscars at last year's (16) ceremony and will give out the same accolades at the event later this month, where Jimmy Kimmel is acting as host.
Quote: "I actually know her from back in the day, we were both living in Gothenburg... She was actually living together with my ex-girlfriend!" Actor Joel Kinnaman is old friends with Oscar winner and fellow Swede Alicia Vikander.
Quote: "I haven't seen (my) Oscar; we had a one-nighter! I woke up the next morning, but then I had to go straight back to the Jason Bourne set and since then, I actually went straight on to the next project, and so my friend in L.A. is taking care of him. I hope she's doing a good job! I'll have to get back there and bring him back home at some point." Actress Alicia Vikander hasn't seen her Academy Award since winning gold in February (16). She was awarded the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for The Danish Girl.
Quote: "I'm shooting in (Las) Vegas at the moment so I just woke up and I was trying to look at the live thing (stream on her phone) and as soon as they came up with the Supporting Actress category, my wifi just went off! And then I got a call and I was really nervous to pick it up!" Alicia Vikander suffered a technical issue as she waited to find out if she had been nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar on Thursday morning (14Jan16). She is shortlisted for her role in The Danish Girl, while her co-star Eddie Redmayne is up for Best Actor.
Quote: "It was not a very, very late night... but we had a grill going, cooked some pasta, made a good dinner, watched some fireworks. We counted down until midnight. It was great!" Alicia Vikander on spending New Year's Eve with her actor boyfriend Michael Fassbender.
Quote: "I'm at Berlin Airport, I'm just about to board an airplane...! I've been in Berlin doing press for The Danish Girl... It's been a whirlwind and I'm having a hard time getting my head around it, but I'm just so happy." Alicia Vikander had some good news to celebrate as she waited to catch a flight from Germany after landing a Golden Globes nod for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama for The Danish Girl on Thursday (10Dec15). She also picked up a Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nomination for her role as a robot in Ex MAChina.