Alexander Skarsgard initially felt conflicted about Robert Eggers' filmmaking process
Alexander Skarsgard initially felt conflicted about how meticulously detailed Robert Eggers' filmmaking plans were for The Northman. Before principal photography begins, The Witch director and his cinematographer like to create precise and detailed storyboards so they know exactly what each frame of the movie should look like. Skarsgard, who leads their new film The Northman, admitted he was not used to having so little freedom of movement and room for spontaneity while making a movie. "I'm not used to working in that way. There was a moment where I was, like, 'I could either freak the f**k out...'