No Golden Bear In Berlin For Erik Poppe Utøya Movie

Erik Poppe's account of the 2011 shootings on the island of Utøya missed out on the Golden Bear in the main competition programme of the Berlin Film Festival, which went to Adina Pintilie's Touch Me Not, but is content with the exposure his work was afforded. On 22nd July 2011, far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik detonated a van in Oslo killing eight people, then shot dead 69 people at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. U – July 22,

Martin Beck’s Successor Revealed In Latest Film

Rhe latest Beck film, which premieres 3rd March on C More, introduces Jennie Silfverhjelm (All Inclusive) as Martin Beck's (Peter Haber) successor, Alexandra 'Alex' Beijer. Alex first appeared in Your Own Blood (Ditt eget blod) in January, where she met Steinar Hovland (Kristofer Hivju) in Jordan whilst working for Interpol. The chemistry between them was immediately clear, but their next meeting was in competition for Martin Beck's old job... On 3rd March, Alex makes her entrance as the new head of Beck's

Artist Lola Arias Fires Allegation At The Square

Oscar nominated The Square has become embroiled in an argument between director Ruben Östlund and the namesake of a character used in his film. The Square is named after an artwork created by Ruben Östlund and Kalle Boman, but in the film it is attributed to an artist known as Lola Arias. However, Argentinian performance artist Lola Arias has accused Ruben Östlund of using her name without consent. She told SVT: "Since the film's premiere, curators, artists and journalists have asked

Viaplay Picks Up Rights To High Octane Fury Thriller

Premium streaming service Viaplay has picked up Nordic rights to eight-part thriller Fury, about Europe’s struggle for identity and the forces that want to tear it apart. Roar Uthaug (Tomb Raider) will direct. In Fury, written by International Emmy winner Gjermund S. Eriksen (Mammon) and Helena Nielsen (Black Widows), a cop blows the cover of a police officer who has infiltrated a right-wing movement in Norway. Together, they must track down a European network of right-wing extremists and thwart an impending

WGN America Makes Date With Nyqvist’s 100 Code

WGN America has announced that twelve-part thriller 100 Code, starring Dominic Monaghan (Lord Of The Rings) and the late Michael Nyqvist (John Wick), will premiere Tuesday 29th May at 10/9c. NYPD Detective Tommy Conley (Dominic Monaghan) is sent to advise Stockholm PD on a case of young women found dead in fields of flowers. Upon arrival he is paired with Mikael Eklund (Michael Nyqvist), a by-the-book cop with an aversion to American culture. Both hate each other, but the two are