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Willem Dafoe Wants a Piece of ‘The Antichrist’

Willem DafoeHe’s played a green goblin, Nosferatu, and Jesus Christ. Now Willem Dafoe looks to hit for the cycle of controversial roles in Antichrist.

Dafoe will star alongside Charlotte Gainsbourg, who stood out in 21 Grams and The Science of Sleep. The stars will play a couple who head off to an isolated cabin in the woods (Is there really any other kind in movies?) following their child’s death.

The psychological thriller/horror film’s budget is 11 million dollars, or the cost of a single tire for the Bat-Pod. No word yet if Gainsbourg, who is a pretty well-respected pop artist, will head up the soundtrack. They could get Ashlee Simpson, which would be truly horrific.

What do you think? What’s your favorite Willem Dafoe character?

Adam Sweeney has a background in journalism, having spent 4 years on the Lone Star Lutheran as an Opinions and Arts & Entertainment columnist. He graduated in May 2008 from Texas Lutheran University with a Dramatic Media degree and hopes to become a filmmaker/journalist/radio host/actor extraordinaire. He also writes film and play scripts and figures if Good Luck Chuck can make it to the big screen then why can't he? He can also be read at TalkHoops.net as a feature writer on all things basketball, and his personal blog covers everything from politics to why Keira Knightley is looking more like Jack Skellington every day. (www.myspace.com/theadamlee)

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