It star Bill Skarsgård was fined about $3,825 on Wednesday in connection with a marijuana possession arrest at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden, that occurred in October.
Authorities said the 33-year-old actor, who plays the role of Pennywise in the horror franchise, had been detained with 2.43 grams of marijuana at the time of his arrest at the travel center. TMZ reported on Thursday.
The native of Stockholm, Sweden, pleaded guilty to the allegations and was fined a total of 40,000 Swedish kronor, which translates to $3,825 US dollars, in connection with the crime.
Skarsgård will not have to serve any time in custody or undergo conditions of probation or parole in connection with the guilty plea, according to the outlet.
Marijuana is illegal in Sweden both medically and recreationally, according to NorthANthe Nordic Alcohol and Drug Policy Network (NordAN), which is a non-governmental group that has aimed to “reduce the consumption of alcohol and other drugs” since its creation in September 2000.
It star Bill Skarsgård, 33, was fined about $3,825 on Wednesday in connection with a marijuana possession arrest at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm, Sweden, that occurred in October. Photographed at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in January 2020.
The organization said that the Swedish Cannabis law is divided into four sanctions: consumption, possession, manufacturing and distribution.
NordAN said that “as individual substances are not regulated separately, penalties depend on factors such as the amount of possession of certain substances and their perceived dangerousness.”
Drug offenses considered minor in Sweden can be punished by fines or up to six months in prison, while standard drug offenses are punishable by a minimum of 14 days and up to three years in prison.
An aggravated drug crime is punishable by a prison sentence of at least two years and up to seven years, the organization said, while a particularly aggravated drug crime is punishable by a minimum of six years and up to 10 years of preventive detention.
Bill has been working steadily in recent years, with roles in films such as 2023’s John Wick: Chapter 4, 2021’s Eternals, and 2018’s Deadpool 2, as well as the shows Clark (2022) and Castle Rock (2018-2019). ).
According iMDbhas several film roles in the pipeline, in projects including The Crow, Nosferatu, Emperor, Locked and Lords of War.
Bill is a member of the famous Skarsgård acting family, as his father is veteran actor Stellan Skarsgård, 72, best known for his appearances in Good Will Hunting, Mamma Mia!, Dune and Amistad.
Bill’s brothers are all actors: Succession star Alexander Skarsgård, 47; Oppenheimer actor Gustaf Skarsgård, 43; Valter Skarsgård, 28 years old; Ossian Skarsgård, 14 years old; and Kolbjörn Skarsgård, 11 years old. His sister Eija Skarsgård, 31, is a model.
Skarsgård will not have to serve any time in custody or submit to conditions of probation or parole in connection with the guilty plea. Photographed in Utah in 2020
Skarsgård was photographed playing the role of Pennywise in the 2017 film It.
Bill was photographed among brothers Alexander Skarsgård and Gustaf Skarsgård in London in 2019.
Bill’s father is actor Stellan Skarsgård, best known for his appearances in Good Will Hunting, Mamma Mia! and Duna. Photographed in Paris last Monday at the premiere of Dune 2.
Talking with People In March 2016, Bill said that he “wanted to be an actor since I was a little kid.”
Bill added: “When I became a teenager I thought, am I really the one who wants this or because I want to follow in my father’s footsteps?”
He said that after exploring possible alternative careers related to science, Bill focused on a career in front of the camera.
Bill said he was looking to fight accusations of nepotism by taking an independent approach to his career, as he had “felt a very strong need” to succeed on his own.
“The association with my brothers and my father is already so great that I didn’t want them to have anything to do with what I did,” Bill said. “I needed them to feel like I’m completely responsible for what I do.”