According to Deadline, Louis’ new film ‘Der Passfälscher (The Forger)’ is set to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. The festival takes place from February 10-22, 2022. A poster and some new stills have also been added to the gallery.
Berlinale Special Gala
Der Passfälscher (The Forger)
by Maggie Peren
with Louis Hofmann, Jonathan Berlin, Luna Wedler
According to ScreenDaily, Louis has joined the cast of ‘Seneca – On The Creation Of Earthquakes’. Read more at the link or below.
UK actors Tom Xander and Andrew Koji have joined John Malkovich, Geraldine Chaplin and Julian Sands, in the cast of German director Robert Schwentke’s English-language feature Seneca – On The Creation of Earthquakes which began filming on location in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate at the weekend.
Xander plays Emperor Nero who is beginning to weary of the famous Roman philosopher Seneca, played by Malkovich, his teacher, mentor and close advisor since childhood, while the casting of Koji, whose credits include Peaky Blinders and Warrior TV series, marks his second collaboration with Schwentke after appearing in his G.I. Joe spin-off Snake Eyes.
The film is produced by Frieder Schlaich and Irene von Alberti’s Berlin-based Filmgalerie 451 and is co-produced by Annegret Weitkämper-Krug’s Hamburg-based company Gretchenfilm, with with Morocco’s Kasbah Films and backing from broadcaster ZDF/ARTE.
The international cast also includes US actress-writer Marie-Louise Parker, Germany’s Louis Hofmann, French-Moroccan actress Nadia Benzakour, and several actors who worked with Schwentke on his 2017 German-language feature The Captain – including Alexander Fehling, Samuel Finzi, and the German-French actress Samia Chancrin.
Schwentke’s anachronistic black comedy is set in Rome in 65AD as Nero’s regime is reaching its zenith and the Emperor is using every means at his disposal to defend his despotic claim of sovereignty.
Louis was recently photographed for Behind the Blinds magazine and you can see some of the images in the gallery. Some BTS and other images from ‘Der Passfälscher’ have also been released and they can be seen in the gallery as well.
Louis is featured in another music video. This time for Liam Mockridge’s Familiar. You can see the video below and some screencaps in the gallery. He also has a new movie project coming up called Der Passfälscher (The Forger) which is filming right now. You can see a set photo from that in the gallery as well.
Jewish aesthete Cioma, 21, does not let anyone take away his joy of life, especially not the Nazis. In 1942, he has to find new ways to make his living in Berlin and escape deportation. In the process he discovers his talent for forgery: not only with passports, but also his own identity.
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