Mads Mikkelsen Starved Himself to Exhaustion for His Latest Role


In his new survival movie, Arctic, Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen plays Overgård, an explorer stranded in the titular wilderness. He finds a glimmer of hope when a rescue helicopter crashes nearby. Though the pilot is dead, saving the life of the accident's lone survivor (Maria Thelma Smáradóttir) compels him to face the elements and rescue them both.