Rising Stars As Sprogø Girls In Department Q Finale

Clara Rosager (En-To-Tre-Nu!) and Fanny Bornedal (1864) will join the final Zentropa produced Department Q film, The Purity Of Vengeance (Journal 64), as Sprogø girls Rita and Nete when filming begins on the island in January. The story begins with a group of construction workers who make a terrifying discovery in an old Copenhagen apartment: behind a fake wall they find three mummified corpses sitting around a dinner table with one open seat. Detective Carl Mørck (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) and Assad (Fares

Christoffer Boe To Direct The Purity Of Vengeance

In a press conference at Film i Väst in Cannes, Zentropa announced that Christoffer Boe (The Candidate) will direct The Purity Of Vengeance, its fourth and final film based on the Department Q series of books by Jussi Adler-Olsen. The story begins with a group of construction workers who make a terrifying discovery in an old Copenhagen apartment: behind a fake wall they find three mummified corpses sitting around a dinner table with one open seat. Detective Carl Mørck (Nikolaj Lie Kaas)

Jørn Lier Horst To Headline At Krimfestivalen 2017

Jørn Lier Horst has been announced as festival author for the 7th Crime Festival (Krimfestivalen) in Oslo which runs from 9th to 11th March 2017. Also named as guest speakers are Jussi Adler-Olsen from Denmark, Camilla Läckberg from Sweden, and John Hart from the USA. Krimfestivalen 2017 will be held from Thursday 9th March to Saturday 11th March next year, and was named as one of the world's best crime writing festivals by The Guardian in 2013. The aim of Krimfestivalen is

Nordisk Film Takes Over The Reigns At Department Q

Ritzau news agency reports that after four films produced by Zentropa, Nordisk Film have acquired the rights to Jussi Adler-Olsen's Department Q crime series. So far six Department Q books have been published, but Jussi Adler-Olsen is planning to write ten in the series. Nordisk Film will take over the reigns from volume five, The Marco Effect, so may potentially produce up to six films. Jussi Adler-Olsen said: "We have long discussed how we could get the underlying story of the Q

Hans Petter Moland Readies Script For Out Stealing Horses

Per Petterson has won numerous awards for Ut Og Stjæle Heste (Out Stealing Horses) since it was published in 2003, and has since been translated into more than 50 languages. Now it is set to be a film written and directed by Hans Petter Moland. In Out Stealing Horses we meet 67 year old widower Trond who has moved to a small rural community with his dog after losing his second wife. Here he plans to celebrate the millennium alone. But