Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars in a new prison drama called SHOT CALLER

Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau can be found in the new American Shot Caller.

Coster-Waldau is best known for his roles in Denmark in Nightwatch (1994) and A Second Chance (2015), which was directed by Susanne Bier.

Shot Caller follows the journey of businessman Jacob Harlon, who, after a fatal accident, is transformed into a prison gangster. He navigates the prison system, losing his previous identity and relationships in the process. Upon his release, Jacob is forced to orchestrate a major crime. However, he has his wife and son, whom he has abandoned, to think about.

Shot Caller is directed by Ric Roman Waugh and is currently being released around the world.

In the mean time, we can always see Coster-Waldau in Game of Thrones!

Take a look at the trailer below.


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.