Filming Begins For Torpederna Season Two

Filming has begun for season two of Torpederna (The Torpedoes), the hit series in which Torkel Peterson plays jailbird Sonny who, after serving six years behind bars, moves in with his social worker Camilla (Liv Mjönes). Season two picks up the story one month on from the end of season one. Sonny (Torkel Peterson) and his sidekick Nima (Leo Razzak) are on the run from gangland boss Goran (Dragomir Mrsic) who is convinced that they robbed and murdered his men. Sonny bitterly

Irvine Welsh To Adapt Torpederna For The US

Paramount Television are developing Legbreakers, an English language version of the hit Swedish drama Torpederna. Novelist and playwright Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) will adapt the series, with Fredrik Bond to direct. The original series follows Sonny who is released from prison after serving six years behind bars. During his time in prison he started a secret relationship with his social worker Camilla, and now just wants to live an ordinary life. But finding a decent job is not easy and the temptation

Showtime To Remake Nordic Noir Comedy Fallet

Showtime is developing a US version of hit SVT comedy Fallet (The Case), a darkly comedic take on the Nordic noir genre which follows an awkward Swedish police officer and her cowardly British counterpart as they work together to solve a gruesome murder. It won Best Comedy Drama at the C21 International Drama Awards last year. In the original, Sophie Borg (Lisa Henni) is a true Nordic Noir heroine. She is a loner who does not trust anyone, she has all

The Winners Of Kristallen 2017 Are Revealed

On Friday the winners were announced for Kristallen 2017 at the Stockholm International Fairs and Congress Centre in a ceremony hosted by journalist Kattis Ahlström. Kristallen serves to reward innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television and, whilst nineteen statues were handed out during the ceremony, just three were drama specific. Adam Pålsson picked up Best Actor for his role as Christian Svensson in Before We Die, an emotive and unpredictable story of family ties, dangerous loves and a brutal underworld

The Nominees Are Revealed For Kristallen Gala 2017

The nominees have been announced for this year's Kristallen Gala, which serves to reward innovative thinking, originality and craftmanship in Swedish television. The awards ceremony will take place in Stockholm on 1st September 2017, and it will be hosted by journalist Kattis Ahlström. Nineteen statues will be handed out during the ceremony, of which thirteen will be decided by a jury, four by the audience, and Kristallen will award a Honorary Prize and the new Special Award. However, there are just