• New Scandi WWII drama launched at Cannes

    A new World War II drama is coming from Scandinavia (see: Land of Mine, The King’s Choice) and has been announced at the Cannes Film Festival. Titled The Bird Catcher, the story centres on a Jewish girl who struggles to survive in Nazi-occupied Norway by masquerading as a male farmland in Sweden. The screenplay is written by newcomer

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  • AMC Network picks up Swedish series BLACK LAKE

    The Swedish fantasy thriller series Black Lake (Svartsjön) has been picked up by the US/Canadian streaming service Shudder. The series is about a group of young friends and the unsettling chain of events that occur when they visit an abandoned ski resort. The series was written by Ulf Kvensler, Moa Herngren, Peter Arrhenius, and Jonathan Sjöberg, and directed

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  • Mikkel Boe Følsgaard to have role in new British film

    The Danish actor Mikkel Boe Følsgaard has landed a role in the new feature film Hamlet Revenant, which will be directed by Ken McMullen. Folsgaard is known for his work in The Legacy, A Royal Affair and Land of Mine, among others. The story is about a character caught amidst treasonous political upheavals, family crisis, sexual tensions and ambiguous friendships: a vortex of

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  • New British film to be set in Denmark

    A new British film set in Denmark is set to be introduced to buyers at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Titled Denmark, the film is described as a bittersweet comedy about one man’s pursuit of a dream no more ridiculous than the times we live in. Starring Rafe Spall, the film follows a down-on-his-luck Welshman without

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  • Noomi Rapace to star in new film called ‘Close’

    Swedish actress Noomi Rapace continues to dominate British film, with her latest film Close to be on the market at the Cannes Film Festival. Rapace became internationally famous following her leading role as Lisbeth Salander in the Millennium series, and since then has been in major films around the globe. Close is an action thriller (the genre

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