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The Snowman (2017 film)

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Directed by  Tomas Alfredson
Cinematography  Dion Beebe
Produced by  Tim Bevan Eric Fellner Robyn Solvo Peter Gustafsson
Screenplay by  Hossein Amini Matthew Michael Carnahan
Based on  The Snowman by Jo Nesbø
Starring  Michael Fassbender Rebecca Ferguson Toby Jones J.K. Simmons Jakob Oftebro

The Snowman is an upcoming British crime drama film directed by Tomas Alfredson and written by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Hossein Amini, based on the novel of same name by Jo Nesbø. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Toby Jones, J.K. Simmons, Jakob Oftebro and Chloë Sevigny. Principal photography began on 18 January 2016 in Norway. The film will be released by Universal Pictures on 13 October 2017.



Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.


  • Michael Fassbender as Detective Harry Hole
  • Rebecca Ferguson as Katrine Bratt
  • Chloë Sevigny
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg as Rakel
  • J.K. Simmons as Arve Stop
  • Val Kilmer
  • Sofia Helin
  • James D'Arcy
  • Toby Jones as Gert Rafto
  • Anne Reid
  • Jakob Oftebro as Superintendent Skarre
  • Pre-production

    A film adaptation of the novel The Snowman was developing from British production company Working Title Films. In 2013 Martin Scorsese was attached to direct the film. In 2014, Tomas Alfredson was hired to direct. On 8 September 2015 Michael Fassbender was in talks to join the film for the lead role. On 14 October 2015 Rebecca Ferguson was cast in the film to play the female lead role. Alfredson's Another Park Film would also produce the film, starting production in January 2016. On 16 December 2015 Charlotte Gainsbourg was also in talks to join the cast of the film.


    Principal photography on the film began on 18 January 2016 in Norway in the cities of Drammen, Oslo, and Bergen, and the area of Rjukan.


    On 18 December 2015 Universal and Working Title scheduled the film for a 13 October 2017 release.


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