Thomas Engström’s West Of Liberty Now Filming

Filming has begun in Germany for West of Liberty, a six-part adaptation of the first in a series of political thrillers by Thomas Engström about former STASI agent Ludwig Licht, played by Wotan Wilke Möhring. Ludwig Licht (Wotan Wilke Möhring) is retired and running a bar in Berlin when Clive Barner (Matthew Marsh), head of the CIA Berlin station and Licht´s contact from his time as a double agent in the seventies, drags him back into the darkness of the intelligence

The Matrix Star Carrie-Anne Moss Joins Wisting

Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix) will play FBI agent Maggie Griffin in Viaplay’s ten-part crime drama Wisting, adapted by Trygve Allister Diesen (The Third Eye) and Katrine Valen Zeiner (Eyewitness) from Jørn Lier Horst’s novels The Hunting Dogs and The Caveman. Empathetic, meticulous and relentless – the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting (Sven Nordin) in his hunt for Norway’s most notorious criminals is a happy family life. And when two mysterious deaths interrupt Wisting’s Christmas, it is the beginning

Hidden: First Born Begins Filming In Budapest

Filming has begun in Budapest for Viaplay's eight part drama Hidden: First Born (Hidden: Förstfödd), based on the novel by Filip Alexanderson, which stars August Wittgenstein (The Crown) and Izabella Scorupco (Goldeneye) in a tale of dark secrets and supernatural forces. Law student Jonas (August Wittgenstein) is involved in a serious accident and from that moment on his life is turned upside down. It becomes clear that he is being hunted and is forced to escape into the shadows of

Stellan Skarsgård Begins Filming Out Stealing Horses

The movie adaptation of Per Petterson's best-selling 2003 novel Out Stealing Horses (Ut Og Stjæle Heste), written and directed by Hans Petter Moland (A Conspiracy Of Faith), begins filming this week with a budget of €4.1m. 67 year old widower Trond (Stellan Skarsgård) has moved to a small rural community with his dog after losing his second wife. Here he plans to celebrate the millennium alone, but he discovers that he has a neighbour who knew him back in the summer

Asger Leth Connected With Jakob Ejersbo’s Liberty

Director Asger Leth has revealed that five-part drama Liberty, which premieres as part of the Berlinale Series sidebar of the Berlin International Film Festival (15 – 25 February), reflects some experiences that he shares with Jakob Ejersbo, upon whose novel and childhood the series is based. Asger Leth says: "My father lives in Haiti, and has done for over 30 years. I came to Haiti for the first time when I was 12-13 years old... So I've also lived a life