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

Netflix Announces First Scandinavian Original The Rain

Netflix has announced its first original Scandinavian series, The Rain, to be produced by Miso Film who are behind such hits as 1864, Dicte, and Acquitted. 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 notebook about

Sofia Helin And The Bridge Win The Double At The C21 Awards

The winners were announced for the prestigious C21 International Drama Awards Show at the BFI in London on Wednesday evening. In excess of 200 programmes were entered this year, with the finalists chosen from votes cast by 70 leading drama commissioners. Best Female Performance: Sofia Helin Sofia Helin, who plays Saga Noren in The Bridge, won the award for Best Female Performance against stiff competition from Gillian Anderson (The Fall), Sharon Rooney (My Mad Fat Diary), Constance Zimmer (UnReal) and Moa Gammel