Norway’s Rekyl Crime Drama Inspired By Real Events

Norway's TV3 has announced that new thriller Rekyl, inspired by real events in the Oslo criminal underworld, will form part of its Spring 2018 line-up. Inspired by the 2004 NOKAS robbery and the 2013 Cappelen money laundering case, Rekyl follows a gang of criminals who believe that the police took off with the money and drugs haul from a raid which left one of the gang dead and the rest behind bars. Upon his release, Robin (Odin Waage) tries to become

International Cast Set To Thrill On Viaplay’s Rig 45

MTG Studios has announced Rig 45, a new thriller for Viaplay directed by Per Hanefjord (Black Widows) which stars an ensemble cast of Nordic and international talent led by Catherine Walker (Versailles) and Gary Lewis (Outlander). Two days before Christmas, Andrea (Catherine Walker) is sent by Benthos Oil to investigate a fatal accident on a North Sea rig. Met by an inexplicable wall of silence from the crew, Andrea starts to suspect something is very wrong... Then a hurricane slams into

Sven Nordin To Star As Detective William Wisting

Sven Nordin (Valkyrien) will star in Viaplay's forthcoming crime drama Wisting, based on Jørn Lier Horst’s William Wisting novels which have been translated into 30 languages and sold over 1.2 million copies in Norway alone. Empathetic, meticulous and relentless – the only thing to escape Larvik detective William Wisting 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 of a showdown with the deadliest killer

Monster – Season 1

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 1. A shocking murder is committed in the furthermost reaches of Northern Norway. Local policewoman Hedde Gilbert is assigned to the case, along with hotshot Joel Dreyer, but their different personalities and methods immediately set them against each other. Their relationship is put to the test when another victim is found and they suspect a brutal serial killer is at work. 2. An unsolved double murder three decades ago attracts Helle and Dreyer's attention, and Helle

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