The Belgian Comic-Con FACTS has managed to yet again have a big Hollywood star to Ghent to bring: none other than Mads Mikkelsen. This man is a world famous James Bond villain, Marvel-villain, Star Wars-hero and likable serial killer in one package. Mads Mikkelsen will be a guest on 6 and 7 april in Flanders Expo, Ghent, for the Spring edition of FACTS in 2019.
Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars will this man recognize immediately as, respectively, villain Kaecilius in marvel’s blockbuster Doctor Strange, and if the Death Star-scientist Galen Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Mads Mikkelsen will also always be remembered for his role as Le Chiffre in Casino Royale, the opponent of service in that James Bond movie. By his icy bluftalenten and lurid gestaar will pokeravonden never be the same.
But even huiveringwekkender was Mads Mikkelsens portrayal of Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the recent tv series Hannibal. Together with FACTS 2018-guest Gillian Anderson gave the audience in each episode an unforgettable gevoelensmix of fear and awe for the cannibalistic serial killer.
We are not yet at the end of his long list of epic roles and performances. He was also Draco in the movie Clash of the Titans, Luke in the excellent thriller The Hunt, Tristan in Jerry Bruckheimers version of King Arthur, and a star in a lot of other movies and series since 1996.