Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn to Play Bad Cop in ‘Robin Hood: Origins’
Ben Mendelsohn to Play Bad Cop in ‘Robin Hood: Origins’
If Ryan Gosling is the internet’s imaginary boyfriend, then Ben Mendelsohn is like the internet’s second husband — the eccentric one who had some shady business dealings, but hey, he did his time, and now he’s ready to kick back with a sixer of High Life (it is the champagne of beers, after all) and regale you with stories about his stint trafficking exotic snakes on the black market, which is really just his elaborate way of avoiding his delinquent bills and that teenager he has from a previous marriage. Basically, we love him because he makes for some of the most likably shady characters, and soon he’ll make us fall for another one in that Robin Hood: Origins movie.
Krennic is ‘Rogue One’s Working-Class, Un-Posh Villain
Krennic is ‘Rogue One’s Working-Class, Un-Posh Villain
He may have a flowy cape and plenty of henchmen to carry out his every order, but don’t let that fool you: Rogue One villain Orson Krennic isn’t as high-class as he seems. We already knew he is (or was) buddies with Jyn Erso’s engineer father Galen, which suggested Krennic was maybe a little more nuanced than he seems in the trailers. Today, director Gareth Edwards revealed that Krennic is very different from Star Wars villains of the past.
‘Rogue One’ Reveals New Look at Ben Mendelsohn’s Villain
‘Rogue One’ Reveals New Look at Ben Mendelsohn’s Villain
As promised, Empire has revealed an alternate cover for their upcoming October issue, which includes a big feature story on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. This one puts Ben Mendelsohn’s villain front and center, flanked by a pair of menacing Death Troopers — that name alone is way cooler and more intimidating than the Empire’s usual Stormtroopers, and that’s before we even get to those sleek, black suits.

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