Trapped Season Two A Politically Charged Thriller

Baltasar Kormákur's second season of Trapped (Ófærð), which is currently in production, will explore the ramifications of a community psychologically trapped by corporate agendas. Police chief Andri (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) is back working in Reykjavik when a politically charged case lands on his desk: a poor sheep farmer from the Highlands has tried to kill the Minister of Economic Affairs by setting himself on fire in front of the city's government headquarters. The investigation leads Andri to a remote valley in the

Maniac And Trapped Nominated For Nymphe d’Or

Norwegian comedy Maniac and Icelandic crime drama Trapped (Ófærð) have cemented their credentials with nominations for the Nymphe d'Or at the 56th Festival de Télévision in Monte-Carlo (12-16 June 2016) in both their respective genres plus Best Actor categories. The Nymphe d'Or (Golden Nymph) is recognized as one of the most prestigious awards in the world of international television production and honours the best programmes and television actors. The award is a copy of the Nymphe de Salmacis created by Monaco

UK Premiere Date Confirmed For Kormákur’s Trapped

Trapped (Ófærð), directed by Baltasar Kormákur, is the most expensive Icelandic TV drama ever produced with a budget of around $7.5m and will premiere on BBC Four in the UK on Saturday 13th February. The 10 part series directed by Baltasar Kormakur is set in a small Icelandic town where a mutilated body is found in the bay shortly after a Danish ferry comes into port. Reasoning that the body may have been dumped from the ship, police chief Andri (Olafur

First Look At Kormákur’s Trapped

A trailer for the new TV series Trapped (Ófærð), directed by Baltasar Kormákur, has been unveiled. The show is the most expensive Icelandic TV drama ever produced with a budget of around $7.5m and will be shown in all of Scandinavia, Britain, Germany and the US. The 10 part series directed by Baltasar Kormakur is set in a small Icelandic town where a mutilated body is found in the bay shortly after a Danish ferry comes into port. Reasoning that

Kormakur’s ‘Trapped’ Picked Up By Weinstein Company

Icelandic TV drama Trapped, which has already been picked up by the BBC, has now been acquired by The Weinstein Company who will look to distribute it to US broadcasters and online streaming services. “We’re excited to bring the first Icelandic TV show to the U.S. and expanding the great content our TV division has to offer,” said Robert Walak, Weinstein Co.’s president and managing director of European production, acquisitions and TV. The 10 part series directed by Baltasar Kormakur is set