• Second season of ‘Trapped’ underway

    The second season of Trapped (Ófærð) has started, Iceland Monitor reports. Baltasar Kormákur, the creator of the series, will start the second season once he returns from Fiji. He is currently directing the Hollywood movie Adrift, which stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller as a young couple who get trapped in the eye of a hurricane while out in the water.  Trapped takes place

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  • Norwegian television series ‘Valkyrien’ to be remade

    Even before it has had the chance to wow English speakers, the Norwegian drama series Valkyrien is going to be remade in the UK. The series, which premiered on Norwegian television back in January, has been acquired by British production company Hera Pictures. Hera Pictures has been recently launched by Liza Marshall, who was previously the head of

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  • Season two of ‘Bordertown’ to start shooting in August

    The second season of the Finnish crime series Bordertown will shoot this Autumn, nordicfilmandtvnews.com reports. The series, which follows inspector Kari Sorjonen, will shoot from the 8th of August until the 7th of November in Lappeenranta, Helsinki and Estonia. In the second season, Sorjonen (who is played by Ville Virtanen), will try to solve five new cases. The quirk

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  • Nicolas Winding Refn teases new television series

    Nicolas Winding Refn has posted two videos on Twitter that hint at his upcoming Amazon crime series, Too Old to Die Young.  The first tweet includes a clip of the British punk act The Bollock Brothers’ “The Last Supper” playing over a dark graphic reminiscent of the director’s noir style. Dear Friends … pic.twitter.com/ysltacZr45 — Nicolas

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  • THE MOSCOW TRILOGY to become television series

    The Nordic channel C More has announced it is planning to create an eight-part television series based on the first book from the Moscow Trilogy, The Director from Saint Petersburg. The books, written by  Camilla Grebe and Paul Leander-Engström, follow Swedish Blixen who goes to work in an investment bank in Moscow. In The Director From Saint

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  • ‘Skam’ heading to the Danish stage

    The hugely popular Norwegian web series Skam will be heading to the stage in Denmark. Jon Stephensen, the director of Copenhagen’s theatre Aveny T has secured the rights to Skam’s four seasons. The play will run until 2021, which each year to focus on a different character from the series. The first performance will focus on Eva and

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