Willem Dafoe starring in Lars von Trier's Antichrist

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Danish provocateur Lars von Trier has been surprisingly quiet since releasing The Boss of it All in 2006. Reports of his depression slowing down production seem to have some truth to them.  Luckily, it looks like he's gotten back to work and, from the look of things, back to riling up audiences with his next project, Antichrist.

here is that Dafoe played Jesus Christ in Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ, which might not have anything to do with the casting, but knowing von Trier, it's a possibility.

Von Trier has said that he hopes Antichrist will be his most commercial film and, given the uproar this is likely to cause when released, he just might be right. Production is set to begin in Germany at the end of month.

Thanks to The Playlist for the tip!

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