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26th July 2016

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.

13th May 2016

Fact: Actor Joel Kinnaman has signed up to lead the cast in a TV adaptation of hit sci-fi novel Altered Carbon, reports The Killing star will return to Netflix for the futuristic new drama, which is set in the 25th century and based on Richard Morgan's 2002 book of the same name. Kinnaman currently features in the fourth season of hit Netflix series House of Cards.

17th February 2014

Quote: "They were doing these auditions for Thor in the Scandinavian countries because originally they wanted somebody Nordic, so I just put myself on tape for that. I did it at home, really poorly lit, with my friend's cellphone camera, and sent it in. I didn't really think about it." RoboCop star Joel Kinnaman on almost landing the role of Thor in the Marvel movies.

12th February 2014

Quote: "I got no empathy from Michael at all... He'd be like, 'You young guys, you got it easy. They had to glue my suit onto my face and my back still hurts... They had to pry it in there and they had a wooden stick in there'. He just went on and on. I was like, 'Michael, this was like 30, 40 years ago. You've gotta let this go'." RoboCop star Joel Kinnaman's co-star Michael Keaton, a former movie Batman, had no costume tips for the new action hero.

16th July 2012

Fact: Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman and countryman Jonas Akerlund have teamed up to create a new advertising campaign for Scandinavian retail giant H&M.

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