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SkarsBuzz: January 20–26, 2014 (Alexander Skarsgard newsletter)

SkarsBuzz: January 20–26, 2014 (Alexander Skarsgard newsletter)

What is SkarsBuzz? It is a weekly roundup of the news involving Alexander Skarsgård in movies, TV, magazines, appearances, etc. We’ll still post the big news as it happens, but will also include some of the other noteworthy things that have been happening that you may not have heard about yet. We know a lot […]

Alexander Skarsgard talks to CraveOnline about Disconnect, True Blood and The East

Alexander Skarsgard talks to CraveOnline about Disconnect, True Blood and The East

Alexander Skarsgård talked to CraveOnline last week during press day for Disconnect. Please read their interview below. Exclusive Interview: Alexander Skarsgård on Disconnect and Tarzan Alexander Skarsgård gives updates on Tarzan, is happy at least one Skarsgård got to be in Thor and considers Disconnect a pseudo-sequel to Generation Kill. Disconnect is a drama of […]

Best Portrayal of a Real-Life Hero

Best Portrayal of a Real-Life Hero

We just found this wonderful article on Alexander Skarsgård in the December 2008 issue of Men’s Journal. As you know, Alex played real-life Marine Brad “Iceman” Colbert in the HBO mini-series Generation Kill. They titled the piece “Best Portrayal of a Real-Life Hero” and was included in their “2008 Best List.” There is a photo […]


Alexander Skarsgård in September 2012 GQ UK

Alexander Skarsgård in September 2012 GQ UK

Alexander Skarsgård is in the September 2012 issue of GQ UK (also known as British GQ). Alex is photographed by Steven Klein, who also shot the Calvin Klein “Encounter” campaign and that awesome cover of Interview magazine. If you pick up a copy of the magazine (which can be found at Barnes & Noble and […]

Alexander Skarsgård is in the Spotlight on ‘Hollywood Dailies’

Alexander Skarsgård is in the Spotlight on ‘Hollywood Dailies’

Alexander Skarsgård was in the Actor Spotlight on Hollywood Dailies today. (Hollywood Dailies is shown on the Reelz channel). They show clips from True Blood, Battleship, Generation Kill, Melancholia and show some short interview clips. He also appeared in a segment with Taylor Kitsch for Battleship earlier in the episode. Spotlight on Alex: Battleship | […]

Alexander Skarsgård featured in ‘Beiǵe’ magazine

Alexander Skarsgård featured in ‘Beiǵe’ magazine

Alexander Skarsgård was featured in the on-line magazine, Beiǵe from October 10, 2010. The issue was dated Volume 3, Issue 8. The text was enlarged for easier reading.


Alexander Skarsgård in “Heat” Magazine

Alexander Skarsgård in “Heat” Magazine

Found this article that Alexander Skarsgård did for the South African magazine “Heat” back in October today. Good quotes from Alex, so of course we had to share! The issue is dated October 8, 2011. Click on the pics below for the 4-page article. The first two pics show the layout, the rest are close […]

On Set Interview with Alexander Skarsgard – Straw Dogs

On Set Interview with Alexander Skarsgard – Straw Dogs

Parts taken from Edward Douglas’ interview with the cast which can be found in it entirety HERE! The four men are the proverbial “Straw Dogs” – the gang of four who will lay siege to the Sumner’s home in the last act of the movie, and among them is Alexander Skarsgard, who many think is […]

Alexander Skarsgård Interview for Harrods Magazine

Alexander Skarsgård Interview for Harrods Magazine

Alexander Skarsgård is in the May 2011 issue of Harrods Magazine (UK). Interview by Matt Mueller. Alexander Skarsgård, the Viking vampire of True Blood, is more than just a beautiful blond bloodsucker, as his exciting new film roles would suggest. You could say it’s in his blood. The progeny of Swedish screen veteran Stellan (who […]


Yet another item up for auction in the name of Bajen Aid…

Yet another item up for auction in the name of Bajen Aid…

Let’s get things on a roll… A few weeks ago Alexander Skarsgard sent out a personal note regarding something very near and dear to his heart…Hammarby of course!! What’s Hammarby you ask…well in short…it’s the Tall One’s favorite fotboll/soccer team back home in Sweden… Hammarby Fotboll is a Swedish football club based in Johanneshov – […]

Alexander Skarsgård interview: True Blood lust

Alexander Skarsgård interview: True Blood lust

Alexander Skarsgard loves getting his teeth into roles such as the 1,000-year-old Viking vampire he plays in True Blood. By Chris Harvey Published: 8:00AM BST 12 Aug 2010 Sweden used to be known for peace, Abba and long hours of daylight. These days, from the novels of the late Stieg Larsson to the cult film […]

Alexander Skarsgard Gets Animated…

Alexander Skarsgard Gets Animated…

By Aaron Hillis on 05/12/2010 “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgård has gained American heartthrob status as the show’s thousand-year-old Viking vampire Alex, but even if the role is clearly make-believe, the Nordic charm is all his. Son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård, the Stockholm-born thespian has a long and storied career in his homeland, from […]


Generation Kill Director Raves About Alexander….

Generation Kill Director Raves About Alexander….

Alexander Skarsgård is a success in Hollywood… And he has one person to thank for everything. – I threatened with my resigning if he didn’t get the part. The words is from the director that helped him get the part.Susanna White is actually meeting Nöjesbladet to promote her latest movie ”Nanny McPhee…”. But the director […]

Generation Kill Reunion…

Generation Kill Reunion…

Shhhhh, while the GK alum gather to watch fellow alum Rudy Reyes in the Apocalypse Man on the History Channel Alexander watches intently…..

The best made-for-TV movies/miniseries of the ’00s

The best made-for-TV movies/miniseries of the ’00s

1. Generation Kill (HBO, 2008) It’s no coincidence that this intense, impressive seven-episode look at the early days of the Iraq War was the work of the men who made The Wire; the two projects share the same love of internal argot, the same sensitivity to men doing a dangerous job that some of them […]


An actor on the frontline

An actor on the frontline

New article from Ireland’s Herald.ie By Andy Welch Tuesday October 20 2009 What do sex-crazed vampires and bored US marines have in common? They’re both the subject of shows on Channel 4 which star Alexander Skarsgard. The Swedish actor, son of Mamma Mia! star Stellan, is set to become as big as his father, thanks […]

Norwegian military prepares with Generation Kill…

Norwegian military prepares with Generation Kill…

The norwegian militaire is using the american tv-show Generation Kill when they train their soldiers. Overlieutenant Terje Hanssen thinks that the HBO-serie, that portray some american soldiers life in relation to the invasion of Irak 2003, is both intresting and realistic. – We look at these series as a part of the preparations for international […]

Calling the shots on Generation Kill…

Calling the shots on Generation Kill…

TV director Susanna White has swapped corsets for camouflage to helm Wire creator David Simon’s Iraq war drama. Next stop: Hollywood John Robinson The Guardian October 2nd 2009 In some respects, Susanna White’s experience at the 2009 Emmy awards was very similar to that of every other nominee. There was the time spent on hair […]


Blast from the Past:  Skarsgård Takes on Hollywood….

Blast from the Past: Skarsgård Takes on Hollywood….

Alexander Skarsgård 10-2-2008 Now he takes on Hollywood He plays an American killer-machine in Iraq with such conviction that he blows you away through the TV-screen. But the person that is Alexander Skarsgård doesn’t think the invasion was right. ”There is no doubt in my mind that it was based on lies” he says. Never […]

Interview: Alexander Skarsgård on starring in both Generation Kill and True Blood

Interview: Alexander Skarsgård on starring in both Generation Kill and True Blood

Alexander Skarsgård, the star of HBO’s biggest hit since The Sopranos, talks about his sudden success and having a famous father. Channel 4 is giving both True Blood and Generation Kill their first airings on terrestrial television on Wednesday, one straight after the other. It’s an odd juxtaposition, because apart from the fact that they […]

Alexander Skarsgård Interview….

Alexander Skarsgård Interview….

By Benjie Goodhart The TV and movie industry is littered with actors who were tipped to be ‘the next big thing’ only to end up with non-speaking parts in the latest Jean-Claude Van Damme film. Predicting stardom is a precarious business but Alexander Skarsgård has as good a chance as any of making it big. […]


A Blast From The Past…

A Blast From The Past…

OLDER ARTICLE ON GENERATION KILL BUT A VERY GOOD ONE!! Originally Published 7-13-2008 Now USA has discovered the swede, who gets good reviews for his lead in the war drama «Generation Kill». This fall you can also see him as a viking vampire in «True Blood», the new show from Alan Ball («Six Feet Under»). From […]

Staying true to those on the front line

Staying true to those on the front line

A little info on Alexander’s training for Generation Kill…. WHEN HBO sent along the book Generation Kill, Ed Burns recalls, he and David Simon – his producing partner from The Wire – knew they had their next project: another series that would be as challenging for viewers as it would be for producers. This detailed […]

9 Fun Facts About True Blood Breakout Alexander Skarsgård

9 Fun Facts About True Blood Breakout Alexander Skarsgård

If we’ve learned anything from Lost and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, it’s that the blond bad boy always comes out ahead in a genre love triangle. Perhaps, then, it shouldn’t be a surprise that Alexander Skarsgård popped this summer as True Blood’s insinuating (but crucially restyled) vampire sheriff Eric Northman; to judge from the fan […]