• Studiocanal looks to pick up new Baltasar Kormakur series

    Studiocanal is in final negotiations to acquire Baltasar Kormakur‘s new thriller series, Variety reports. The supernatural/thriller/dystopian series is set in Reykjavik in the near future, where the volcano Katla has been erupting for two years, causing damage, health hazards, mutations and strange events. A large-scale crisis breaks out and brings together scientists from abroad who converge on

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  • Veni Vidi Vici picked up by DRG

    The new Danish television series set in the world of adult movies has been picked up by UK-based worldwide distributor DRG, Screen Daily reports. In the series, Danish actor Thomas Bo Larsen stars as pretentious film director Karsten Daugaard who agrees to direct a porn movie after his latest arthouse romance flops at the box

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  • BBC4 picks up Swedish series

    British pubcaster BBC4 has acquired a new Scandinavian drama series at MipTV, C21 reports. The series is called Black Lake (Svartsjøen in Swedish) and comes from Jarowskij, who also produced Welcome to Sweden. Currently sitting at 6.4 on IMDb, Black Lake is described as a horror/thriller and stars Filip Berg and Sarah-Sofie Boussnina. It premiered in Sweden and Denmark back in

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  • New on Netflix UK: Bordertown

    The Finnish crime series Bordertown has now been released on Netflix UK. Bordertown tells the story of Detective Inspector Kari Sorjonen, who is one of the most respected officers at the National Bureau of Investigation in Finland. When his wife survives brain cancer, Sorjonen moves his family to a small town near the border of Russia. Sorjonen is

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  • New poster for ‘The Snowman’

    A new poster has been unveiled for the upcoming English adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman. In the film, detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. Michael Fassbender stars as Harry Hole, and prominent Scandinavian actors including Jakob Oftebro and Sofia Helin also have roles

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