A short teaser for the upcoming BBC show ‘Life After Life’ has been released and you can see that below. You can catch a very short glimpse of Louis in it if you look for it. The first episode will be released on April 19 on BBC.
Behind the scenes of ‘Seneca – On the Creation of Earthquakes’
‘Der Passfälscher’ at Berlinale
Berlinale ‘Peter von Kant’ premiere
‘Der Passfäscher’ Berlinale promos
The first trailer for ‘Der Passfälscher’ (‘The Forger’) has been released and you can see that here or below. Louis was also photographed for TipBerlin, a magazine that talks about Berlinale films and artists. You can see the cover alsong with some photoshoot images in the gallery.
Another new project – ‘All the Light We Cannot See’
Fresh off the last post, Louis has been cast as the lead in another mini-series, ‘All The Light We Cannot See’ for Netflix. Read more over at Deadline.
Louis Hofmann (Dark, Land of Mine) is set as the male lead opposite Aria Mia Loberti in Netflix’s All The Light We Cannot See, a four-part limited series adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller, from Shawn Levy and Steven Knight. Also cast in the series Lars Eidinger (White Noise, Irma Vep) and newcomer Nell Sutton.
Loberti, who is blind, plays Marie-Laure, the blind teenager at the heart of the story, whose path collides with Werner (Hofmann), a German soldier, as they both try to survive the devastation of World War II in occupied France.
Hofmann’s Werner is a quietly pensive, handsome young German soldier who gets swept up in the brutality of war. Soulful, poetic and honorable with leading man looks, he has a strong moral compass in a complicated world.
New projects + new headshot
According to Louis’ official United Agents page, he is set to appear in several new projects. Besides the upcoming ‘Seneca – On the Creation of Earthquakes’ and ‘The Forger’ (set to premiere at the Berlinale in a couple of weeks) that we already knew about, he is also set to appear in several English language TV mini-series. First up ‘Masters of the Air’, a story about WW II bomber fighters. And also ‘Life After Life’, a fantasy story about a woman who reborns after dying. Thirdly in ‘Ripley’, a story about a grifter scraping by in early 1960s New York, who is hired by a wealthy man to travel to Italy to try to convince his vagabond son to return home. You can read more about those projects at the provided links.
A new headshot has also been released and you can see that in the gallery.
‘Der Passfälscher (The Forger)’ to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival
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
New project – ‘Seneca – On The Creation Of Earthquakes’
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.