Black Widows To Return For Second Season In 2017

MTG has confirmed that Black Widows, a remake of Finnish hit Mustat Lesket, will return to TV3 and ViaPlay for a second season in 2017. Black Widows stars Synnöve Macody Lund, Cecilia Forss, and Beate Bille as three girlfriends who conspire to kill their husbands. They arrange a well-timed explosion and expect to carry on with their lives in peace and quiet. But nothing is quite as they imagined, and they are drawn into a spiral of lies and crimes. Karin Starry,

Finland To Unleash Black Widows On Sweden Next Week

Eight part revenge thriller Black Widows, a remake of the Finnish hit series Mustat Lesket about three girlfriends who kill their husbands, premieres February 4th on TV3 in Sweden. The seductive trio are played by Norway’s Synnöve Macody Lund, Sweden’s Cecilia Forss, and Denmark’s Beate Bille. Black Widows' premise is that three women decide to work together to kill their husbands. They arrange a well-timed explosion and expect to carry on with their lives in peace and quiet. But nothing is

Black Widows To Take Scandinavia By Storm

Norway’s Synnöve Macody Lund (Headhunters), Sweden’s Cecilia Forss (Simple Simon), and Denmark’s Beate Bille (Park Road) are to play a dangerous seductive trio in the new Nordic noir series Black Widows directed by Norwegian Janic Heen. Black Widows is an eight part revenge thriller produced by MTG’s TV3 and its Nordic steaming service Viaplay, and is a remake of the Finnish hit series Mustat Lesket about three girlfriends who plot to get rid of their husbands. It had record ratings on

International Cast Set To Thrill On Viaplay’s Rig 45

MTG Studios has announced Rig 45, a new thriller for Viaplay directed by Per Hanefjord (Black Widows) which stars an ensemble cast of Nordic and international talent led by Catherine Walker (Versailles) and Gary Lewis (Outlander). Two days before Christmas, Andrea (Catherine Walker) is sent by Benthos Oil to investigate a fatal accident on a North Sea rig. Met by an inexplicable wall of silence from the crew, Andrea starts to suspect something is very wrong... Then a hurricane slams into

Follow The Money & Shame Win C21 Drama Awards

During a gala evening at Picturehouse Central in London on Wednesday night, Follow The Money and Shame picked up honours from the C21 Media International Drama Awards, which are judged by 100 drama commissioners and buyers. Danish thriller Follow The Money (Bedrag) fought off stiff competition from Black Widows, Case, and Trapped to win Best Non-English-Language Drama. The series begins with a dead body found in the sea near a wind farm, but as the investigation progresses it reveals a morass