Alexander Skarsgard Spills Specifics to Swedish Magazine

March 15, 2010 by  

Swedish magazine “Onyanserat” got down to specifics with Alexander SkarsgardTrue Blood‘s Eric Northman — in a recent interview translated by

In the interview, Alexander describes a typical day in his life, his favorite things, and ideas for an Eric-centric spin-off of True Blood.

Alexander said he’s busy shooting True Blood Season 3 this spring, and his off-screen schedule is pretty tame.

“I get up, drink my tea, read “DN” (Swedish newspaper) on the net, go to work, come home, have dinner and go over next day scenes.”

When asked if he would consider doing a True Blood spin-off focused on his character, Alexander called the idea “brilliant.” He event suggested a possible plot for the series (though from the looks of it, he’s being facetious).

“I think Eric the Viking King would be a brilliant sitcom. Probably set in a high school environment. Kind of like an updated version of Fresh Prince.”

Alexander confessed that he doesn’t get a lot of job offers from his home county, Sweden. He has worked on Swedish movie sets in the past though, and he said the main difference from American sets is that “the hierarchy is more evident” in the states. He also said that for $10 million he would play himself in a movie.

He also answered some quickie questions about a few of his favorite things. Here are his answers:

Movie: “A Prophet” (Oscar nominated French film released in 2009)

Actor: “Jeff Bridges did deserve winning that Oscar this year.”

Director: “Would love to work with the Cohen brothers

Line: “They pissed on my fucking rug.” ( The Big Lebowski)

Tagline: “When you deal a fast shuffle, love is in the cards.” (The Lady Eve)

TV: “The Colbert Report

TV host: “Bill Moyers

Most underrated actor of all times? “Woody Harrelson


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