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Published on September 5th, 2017 | by Damien Straker

THE SNOWMAN – New Trailer

Genre: Thriller

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg with Val Kilmer and J.K. Simmons

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Screenplay by: Hossein Amini and Peter Straughan based on the Book by: Jo Nesbø

Produced by: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Piodor Gustafsson, Robyn Slovo,

Executive Producers: Martin Scorsese, Tomas Alfredson, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Liza Chasin, Amelia Granger

Aus Release Date: October 19, 2017

Michael Fassbender (X-Men series), Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation), Charlotte Gainsbourg (Independence Day: Resurgence), Val Kilmer (Heat) and Academy Award® winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) star in The Snowman, a terrifying thriller from director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), based on Jo Nesbø’s global bestseller.

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again.  With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

The Snowman is produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (The Theory of Everything, Les Misérables), as well as Piodor Gustafsson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Robyn Slovo (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).

A Working Title Films production—in association with Another Park Film—the thriller is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Alfredson, Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Liza Chasin and Amelia Granger.

The film was shot entirely on location in Norway in the cities of Oslo and Bergen and the area of Rjukan.


About the Author

damien@impulsegamer.com'

is a freelance writer and film critic. He studied at the University of Sydney and graduated with an Arts Honours degree in Film Studies. He is a pop culture aficionado and enjoys talking about all films, 90s TV shows, ninjas and watching Rugby League. His favourite film directors are Alfonso Cuarón, Clint Eastwood and Alexander Payne.



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