News for Jun. 23, 2006

Thomas Kretschmann moving up in Hollywood

6/23/06, 10:57 am EST - Xoanon

This striking German actor played a kind-hearted Nazi officer in The Pianist and a kind-hearted ship captain in King Kong. Thomas Kretschmann may not be a familiar name to audiences raised on a diet of Hollywood films, but the 44-year-old newcomer has made his mark in American movies with strong supporting roles in major motion pictures. Now, in the vein of actor-spokesmodels such as his The Pianist co-star Adrien Brody, who modelled for menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna, Kretschmann has been named the face of the new Hugo Boss fragrance Selection. [More]