According to Zentropa, Lars von Trier has been identified as having Parkinson’s disease. Von Trier is working on “The Kingdom Exodus,” the impending third and final season of his “The Kingdom” television series, and is in “excellent spirits and is being treated for his symptoms,” according to the production firm he co-founded in 1992 with producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen.
Von Trier will participate in a few press appearances for the series when it is launched later this year, according to Zentropa.
The Venice Film Festival is hosting the global premiere of “The Kingdom Exodus.”
The television season’s distribution rights in North America, the United Kingdom and Ireland, Latin America, Turkey, and India were acquired by Mubi, who made the announcement in July.
The controversial director’s TV series, which debuted in 1994 on Danish public broadcaster DR, comes to an end with “The Kingdom Exodus.”
The personnel and patients of a neurosurgery unit in a Copenhagen hospital are the subject of the television show. In order to prevent the hospital from failing, sleepwalker Karen searches for answers to the series’ unanswered problems in Season 3. The series’ official synopsis hints, “The portal to the Kingdom is opening once more.”
Mikael Persbrandt, Lars Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tuva Novotny, and David Dencik are among the cast members of the upcoming season. Guest stars Alexander Skarsgrd and David Dencik also appear.
Mikael Persbrandt, Lars Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tuva Novotny, and David Dencik are among the cast members of the upcoming season.
Guest stars Alexander Skarsgrd and David Dencik also appear.
“The Kingdom Exodus” was co-written by Niels Vrsel and Von Trier. the two seasons of the show that were previously scripted.
The House That Jack Built (2018), Nymphomaniac (2014), Melancholia (2011), and Dogville are only a few of Von Trier’s additional works (2004). At the Cannes Film Festival in 2000, his musical “Dancer in the Dark,” which starred Bjork, took home the Palme d’Or.
The Danish director was notably expelled from the Cannes Film Festival for seven years in 2011 after saying at a press conference for “Melancholia” that he “sympathised” with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.