Zentropa’s The Bastard Starring Mads Mikkelsen Shoots in Prague

    The Bastard by Nikolaj Arcel The Bastard by Nikolaj Arcel credit: Zentropa

    PRAGUE: The Bastard, directed by Nikolaj Arcel and starring Mads Mikkelsen, is currently shooting in Prague, according to local media.

    The film produced by Denmark’s Zentropa, which has a budget of 8 m EUR, follows the Danish soldier and explorer Ludvig Kahlen, who tamed Denmark’s wild Jutland in the mid-1700.

    The cast includes Amanda Colin, Simon Bennebjerg, Gustav Lindh, Kristine Kujath Thorp, Morten Hee Andersen, Jacob Lohmann, Magnus Krepper and Felix Kramer.

    The Bastard has been pre-sold by TrustNordisk to Hungary, where it will be distributed by Vertigo, and also to the USA, Germany and Benelux.

    The film is also shooting in Denmark and Germany.