BBC Four Adds Modus To International Drama Slate

BBC Four has acquired eight part Swedish crime drama Modus, which is loosely based on Anne Holt's best-selling novels. It has not been confirmed when it will broadcast. In the first season of Modus, the autistic daughter of former FBI criminal psychologist Inger Johanne Vik (Melinda Kinnaman) witnesses a murder, which draws Vik into the investigation of a series of brutal attacks. Vik quickly uncovers a connection between the attacks and an extremely dangerous international network. Aided by Detective Ingvar Nymann (Henrik

Modus Renewed For A Second Season By TV4

Modus, loosely based on Anne Holt's best-selling novels about a forensic psychologist, has been well received by critics and viewers alike and has now been granted a second season by TV4. "The great reception speaks for itself and I am so happy to announce that TV4 has ordered another season of Modus and continues our focus on high quality Swedish drama," says TV4's Drama Director, Josefine Tengblad, in a press release. "It is wonderful that Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén and writers Mai

Netflix Unveils Trailer For Danish Original The Rain

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for its first Danish original series The Rain, starring Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy), which premieres this Spring. The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte), and is set in a post apocalyptic Copenhagen six years after a brutal biological catastrophe wiped out most of Scandinavia's human population. Two young Danish siblings embark on a search for safety. Guided only by

Iben Hjejle To Star In Netflix Nordic Debut The Rain

Netflix has announced that Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy) will star in its first original Scandinavian drama, The Rain, which began filming on Monday. The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte), and is set in a post apocalyptic Copenhagen ten years after a biological catastrophe has wiped out most of Scandinavia's population. Two young siblings embark on a search for safety. Guided only by their father's

Trine Dyrholm Extends Record At Robert Awards

During an awards ceremony on Sunday at the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Centre in Copenhagen, The Danish Film Academy announced the winners for this year’s Robert Prisen. Sofie Gråbøl and Lars Mikkelsen both received Supporting Actor honours for their roles in Best Film winner The Day Will Come, inspired by alleged events at Copenhagen's Godhavn orphanage in the 1960s. Gråbøl's tally of Robert awards now stands at seven, which puts her in second place behind Trine Dyrholm who extended her collection to