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Mads Mikkelsen in talks to play villain in new film


The Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is in talks to play a villain in the new post-apocalyptic thriller Chaos Walking. The film takes place on a colony planet where almost all the women have been killed by a virus. Also, all living creatures can hear each others’ thoughts in a stream of images, words and sounds called […]

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23/07/2017


Dogme95 inspires filmmakers in Tollywood


The Dogme95 manifesto that was founded by Danish directors Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg continues to inspire new filmmakers more than twenty years since it was announced. According to an article in The News Minute, a group of ‘Tollywood’ filmmakers look to the Dogme95 movement when creating their films. The name Tollywood refers to […]

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Susanne Bier to direct Sandra Bullock in BIRD BOX


Danish director Susanne Bier is set to direct a new film for Netflix titled Bird Box. The film is based on a novel titled by Josh Malerman. The story is set in the not-too-distant future, where a mother and her two young children are among a small group of survivors after a mysterious alien force has […]

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Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to voice THE SIMPSONS


Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who is known for his roles in Denmark in Nightwatch and A Second Chance, is voicing a character in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is, of course, best known for his leading role in the television series Game of Thrones, which had its first episode of the new season earlier this week. […]

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21/07/2017


New Swedish film RAVENS heading to the San Sebastian Film Festival


The Swedish film Ravens, which is directed by Jens Assur, has been selected for this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival. The film is an adaptation of Tomas Bannerhed’s August Prize-winning novel of the same name, and tells the story of a farmer in 1970s Småland who struggles to put food on the table, and his young […]

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20/07/2017


Danish director Erik Clausen returns with new film


Danish artist Erik Clausen is returning with a new film titled Never Again a Tomorrow, which he has scripted, directed and plays the lead in. In Never Again a Tomorrow, Thorvald (Clausen) dies early, but an angel, played by Bodil Jørgensen, understands that he is not ready to leave the world and gives him the chance to […]

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The first trailer for THE SNOWMAN is here!


Yesterday we announced the first posters for the upcoming English-language adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman; now the trailer is here. In the trailer, we get our first look at Michael Fassbinder as Harry Hole, as well as the beautiful wintery landscapes used around Norway. It also has a very Hollywood/high budget/high drama feel. The film […]

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19/07/2017


WHILE WE LIVE wins an ‘African Oscar’


Over the weekend the Swedish feature film While We Live received an award for Best Feature by an African Who Lives Abroad at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa’s largest film gala, which took place in Lagos, Nigeria. The film, which is directed by Dani Kouyaté, follows Kandia, an African woman in her fifties, who has lived in […]

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18/07/2017


Movotun Film Festival announces Iceland focus


This year’s Movotun Film Festival has been announced, and two Nordic films will compete in the main competition as well as a special focus on Icelandic cinema. The focus on Iceland includes: Sparrows, directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson 101 Reykjavík, directed by Baltasar Kormákur White Whales, directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson Volcano, directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson Ransacked, directed Pétur Einarsson Country Wedding, directed by Valdís Óskarsdótti […]


New poster released for THE SNOWMAN


New posters have been revealed for the upcoming film adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman. The film, which will be an English-language adaptation, follows detective Harry Hole as he investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. The Snowman is directed by Tomas Alfredson and stars Michael Fassbinder as […]

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