C More Orders Two Season Reboot Of Hamilton

C More has announced that its investment in original drama is to continue with a two season reboot of Swedish spy thriller Hamilton, beginning with the origin story of Carl Hamilton as a young man. The reboot of Jan Guillou's beloved books, which have previously starred Stellan Skarsgard, Peter Stormare and Mikael Persbrandt, will introduce Carl Hamilton on his first assignment in Europe, set in the present day against a backdrop of rising tensions between the US and Russia. Head of Drama

Norway’s TV2 To Explore Drama In Antarctica

It has been revealed that Norway's TV2 is developing a new drama about the race between Norway and the United Kingdom to be the first to reach the South Pole. In an interview with Filter Film & TV, TV2 Head Of Drama, Christopher Haug, says: "It is true that we are developing a TV series about this story. Hopefully it will become a big new television series on TV 2 in a year or two... This could become an international series. It

Unge Lovende Sets New Record For Online Viewing

The drama series Unge Lovende (Young & Promising) was made available online before being aired on NRK, and recent figures show that the gamble paid off with an average of 170,000 viewers, making it NRK's most watched drama series online. Chief Analyst at NRK, Kristian Tolonen, told VG: "We live in a time where young people see less drama on regular TV. The figures for Unge Lovende show that two out of three viewers online is under 40 years of age.

Viva Hate Picks Up Prestigious Prix Europa

Viva Hate has been awarded the Prix Europa 2015 for Best European TV Fiction Serial, with a special commendation handed to The Saboteurs (Kampen Om Tungtvannet). The awards ceremony took place last night at the Berlin-Brandenburg Broadcasting House in Berlin. Peter Birro's comedy drama Viva Hate takes place in Gothenburg in 1991 and is about music and young, desperate love. It is a colorful story about four young guys who play in a band and dream of making it big. The series

Jakob Oftebro Stars As Hamilton In Spy Thriller

C More has announced that Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki) will star in the two season origin story of Swedish spy legend Hamilton as a younger man. The reboot of Jan Guillou’s beloved books, which have previously starred Stellan Skarsgard, Peter Haber and Mikael Persbrandt, will introduce Carl Hamilton on his first mission in Europe, set in the present day against a backdrop of rising tensions between the US and Russia. Jakob Oftebro said: "The story of Carl Hamilton is both spectacular and exciting,