Midnight Sun & Fallet Take C21 Industry Honours

At the C21 International Drama Awards in London on Wednesday night, based on a poll of 100 commissioners and buyers, Midnight Sun (Midnattssol) was named Best Non-English Language Drama and Fallet took home Best Comedy Drama. Midnight Sun, which won Best New Series at the Roma Fiction Festival and the Audience Award for Best Series at Series Mania, fought off 4 Blocks (Germany), Maltese (Italy), Wasteland (Czechoslovakia), Ouro (France) and Your Honour (Israel) for Best Non-English Language Drama. The series follows a

Hulu Picks Up Below The Surface & Midnight Sun

Hulu has picked up exclusive US SVOD rights for Below the Surface (Gidseltagningen) and Midnight Sun (Midnattssol) as part of a content deal with distributor Studiocanal. In Below The Surface, which will air on BBC Four in the UK, fifteen people are held hostage in a subway train and a terror taskforce is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, a media frenzy ensues as the country becomes divided on whether to negotiate with the terrorists. A second season is in development. Midnight Sun,

Midnight Sun & Fallet Nominated At C21 Awards

Midnight Sun (Midnattssol) and Fallet have been nominated for the C21 International Drama Awards, which will be voted for by 100 commissioners and buyers at the C21 International Drama Summit in London (November 27-29). Midnight Sun, which won Best New Series at the Roma Fiction Festival and the Audience Award for Best Series at Series Mania, is nominated for Best Non-English Language Drama against 4 Blocks (Germany), Maltese (Italy), Wasteland (Czechoslovakia), Ouro (France) and Your Honour (Israel). The series follows a French

Francesco Carrozzini To Direct Jo Nesbø’s Midnight Sun

Deadline reports that Italian production company Cattleya (Gomorra) has picked up the rights for an English language adaptation of Jo Nesbø's novel Midnight Sun, with Francesco Carrozzini confirmed to direct. In Midnight Sun, Jon is a former hit man for notorious drug kingpin The Fisherman who flees to an isolated corner of Norway, to a mountain town so far north that the sun never sets, in the hope of finding sanctuary with a local religious sect. Hiding out in a shepherd’s cabin

Midnight Sun & Nobel Nominated For Nymphe d’Or

Midnight Sun and Nobel have been nominated in the category of Best Drama for the Nymphe d’Or at the 57th Festival de Télévision in Monte-Carlo (16-20 June 2017). They face compeition from Billions (USA), La Trêve (Belgium), The Young Pope, and Victoria (UK). Midnight Sun centres on a French police officer who travels to a small mining community in northern Sweden, to investigate the brutal murder of a French citizen. She joins forces with a half-Sami, half-Swedish DA and together they