will be riding off the success of this year's The Hunt, which saw him win a Cannes Ecumenical Jury Prize (and Best Actor for ).
His next film will be a pastoral adaptation of the (not to be confused with the actor) modernist classic: Far From The Madding Crowd. The film is set to star and .
Production started last month and Empire have kindly provided some images- via Indiewire- fresh from the set.
Indiewire have said that the film which will also star , and :
Tells the tale of Bathsheba Everdene (Mulligan) who is courted by three men: Gabriel Oak (Schoenaerts), a shepherd; Sergeant Troy (Sturridge), a handsome soldier; and William Boldwood (Sheen), a farm owner.
Hopefully Vinterburg will be on fine form once again, leaving behind the disenchantment of Dear Wendy and It's All About Love.
I personally think that Matthias Schoenaerts and period costume combined makes for essential viewing, so Vinterberg can definitely count on my ticket. How about you?