• 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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  • 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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  • TOM OF FINLAND Sold to Major Territories Around the World

    The new Finnish film Tom of Finland has been sold to several countries around the world, Variety Reports. Peccadillo Pictures has picked up the film for a United Kingdom release, and film has also been sold to Australia (Palace Films), Spain (Festival Films), France (Rezo Films), Germany (Pandastorm), Scandinavia (Non Stop), Portugal (Cinemundo), Taiwan (Cineplex), Baltics (Estin Films),

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  • RVK Studios to create English-language television drama on famous Icelandic case

    Baltasar Kormákur‘s (Trapped) production company RVK Studios has signed an agreement with UK producer Buccaneer Media to create an English-language television drama called The Reykjavik Confessions. The series is based on the true story of one of Iceland’s most famous murder investigations. Back in 1974, two men vanished on the outskirts of Reykjavik, ten months apart. Their

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