Fassbender Hunts a Serial Killer in First Trailer for Alfredson’s ‘The Snowman’

Tomas Alfredson’s Crime Drama

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for The Snowman, a crime drama based on the novel of the same name by Jo Nesbo.

Michael Fassbender plays a detective who investigates an elusive serial killer. Rebecca Ferguson co-stars, while Toby Jones, J.K. Simmons, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, and Chloe Sevigny join the film in supporting roles.

The Snowman is directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In). Watch the first trailer below.

Tomas Alfredson’s Crime Drama

Michael Fassbender (X-Men series), Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation), Charlotte Gainsbourg (Independence Day: Resurgence), Val Kilmer (Heat) and Academy Award® winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) star in The Snowman, a terrifying thriller from director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), based on Jo Nesbø’s global bestseller.

When an elite crime squad’s lead detective (Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit (Ferguson), the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall.

The Snowman is produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (The Theory of Everything, Les Misérables), as well as Piodor Gustafsson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Robyn Slovo (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).

A Working Title Production—in association with Another Park Film—the thriller is executive produced by Nesbø, Niclas Salomonsson, Martin Scorsese, Alfredson, Liza Chasin and Amelia Granger.

The film was shot entirely on location in Norway in the cities of Oslo and Bergen and the area of Rjukan.

Tomas Alfredson’s Crime Drama

This Scandi-noir hits theaters on October 20.

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