Jørn Lier Horst To Headline At Krimfestivalen 2017

Jørn Lier Horst has been announced as festival author for the 7th Crime Festival (Krimfestivalen) in Oslo which runs from 9th to 11th March 2017. Also named as guest speakers are Jussi Adler-Olsen from Denmark, Camilla Läckberg from Sweden, and John Hart from the USA. Krimfestivalen 2017 will be held from Thursday 9th March to Saturday 11th March next year, and was named as one of the world's best crime writing festivals by The Guardian in 2013. The aim of Krimfestivalen is

Lagercrantz To Continue Millenium Series In 2017

It has been announced that the fifth instalment in the Millennium series, written by David Lagercrantz, will be released on September 7th 2017. It will be published simultaneously in twenty countries, including the US, UK, France and Germany. Norstedts Publishing Director, Eva Gedin, says: "I have just read the first draft of the upcoming book. It's great to once again be working with David, and a new Millennium Story... Like last time, the book will be released simultaneously worldwide. And I

Fede Alvarez Confirms Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Sequel

Horror director Fede Alvarez (Don't Breathe) has confirmed to Digital Spy that the fourth book in the Millennium series, The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz, will be made into a movie written Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders). Although two Hollywood sequels were originally planned for the 2011 adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on Stieg Larsson's Millenium trilogy, they have been dropped in favour of a lower budget David Lagercrantz sequel. It is not yet known if

Chief Inspector Wisting Novels To Be Adapted For TV

The Jørn Lier Horst novels featuring Chief Inspector William Wisting are to be brought to TV by Good Company Films in six feature length episodes. The series will be based on the novels published between 2009 and 2015: Nocturnal Man, Dregs, Closed for Winter, The Hunting Dogs, The Caveman, and Ordeal. Horst, a former Senior Investigating Officer from the Vestfold district, made his debut in 2004 with the crime novel Key Witness, which was based on a true story and the

Stella Blomkvist: A Sexy Sam Spade With A Law Degree

Óskar Thór Axelsson, one of the directors of Trapped (Ófærð) has been brought on board by Sagafilm to oversee an adaptation of the Stella Blomkvist novels which follows a hard-nosed lawyer who takes on mysterious murder cases and delves into the murky waters of Icelandic politics. The first book by the pseudonymous Stella Blomkvist, The Murder in the Ministry, will form the basis for the first series. Jóhann Ævar Grímsson, head writer for the series told Variety: "She manages, somehow, to