Israeli Artist Accuses The Legacy Of Plagiarism

Politiken reports that Israeli artist Ori Gersht has accused Danish drama The Legacy (Arvingerne) of plagiarising his work. Whilst he does not intend to mount a legal challenge, Ori Gersht believes that the opening sequence to hit DR drama The Legacy, where a vase of flowers explodes in slow motion, is a copy of his piece Big Bang from 2006. He says: "I know that there is always a cultural exchange, and it's OK that people are influenced by each other. But

The Legacy Cast Star In Jørgen Hansen Boxing Biopic

Filming is set to begin on Mikkel Serup's boxing biopic, Den Bedste Man (The Best Man), about legendary Danish boxer Jørgen "Gamle" Hansen, who was European Welterweight Champion nine times in the 1970s. It will star Mikkel Følsgaard (The Legacy), Lene Maria Christensen (The Legacy), and Søren Malling (The Killing). Den Bedste Man begins in the late 70s, when most people have written off Jørgen "Gamle" Hansen (Mikkel Følsgaard). He is afraid to go into the ring, his body is worn,

Skam Legacy Continues With Youth Drama Lovleg

Global phenomenon Skam may have come to an end in Norway last year, but auditions have already begun for its successor which has a working title of Lovleg. In common with Skam, the new series will primarily be an online drama for NRK P3 starring young, local actors. However, it moves the action from Oslo to the countryside of Western Norway and the key theme this time is the challenges youngsters face when they move out into the world and are

Teenage Jesus Sets Collision Course For 2019

Filming has begun for Marie Grahtø’s female-led debut feature Teenage Jesus, a continuation of her 2014 graduation film Teenland, made whilst at the Super16 independent film school in Copenhagen. Set on a psychiatric ward, Teenage Jesus follows Viktoria (Lisa Carlehed), a young, determined psychologist who agrees to treat violent and suicidal patient Jenny (Victoria Carmen Sonne). From that moment on their lives are set on a collision course. The two women begin to form a complicated and intimate bond and, through

Trine Dyrholm To Thrill As Queen Of Hearts

Trine Dyrholm (The Legacy) and Magnus Krepper (Liberty) have just completed filming for Queen Of Hearts (Dronningen), directed by May el-Toukhy, in a tale of human desire and the power of lies. Anne (Trine Dyrholm) is successful and uncompromising in her work as a lawyer and happily married to doctor Peter (Magnus Krepper) with whom she has two daughters. But when she seduces his 17-year-old son Gustav (Gustav Lindh), everything is thrown into jeopardy. It's a story of falling from grace about