While chatting with Dread Central about his silly Nazis-on-the-moon movie "Iron Sky," Kier got to talking about his favorite directors, including von Trier. Kier most recently co-starred in last year's achingly beautiful "Melancholia," giving the movie some of its few laughs as a frazzled wedding planner (Kier gliding by Kirsten Dunst and refusing to make eye contact was a highlight). He told the site, "The last one was 'Melancholia,' and I’m off now to Germany to play a part in 'Nymphomania' with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Nicole Kidman and the nice boy from the 'Transformers;' he is playing in it. So that is my next step."
We love Kier calling LaBeouf "the nice boy from the 'Transformers'" almost as much as we like it when he says, "This whore's blood is killing me" in "Blood of Dracula." ALMOST. It's unknown what part Kier will play, but considering the movie is structured as an epic series of flashbacks, where the audience charts Gainsbourg's not insubstantial sexual history through the years, perhaps he'll play a past paramour.
"Nymphomaniac," which started shooting in Germany last week, is set for released sometime in 2013.