UK Noir Marcella Starts Filming Next Month

Creator of The Bridge, Hans Rosenfeldt, has co-created an eight-part series entitled Marcella for ITV in the UK along with Nicola Larder who worked as Development Executive on the British-French series The Tunnel (adapted from The Bridge). Set in contemporary London, Marcella aims to bring Scandinavian noir to the streets of Britain, with Anna Friel named as the titular character, and Florence Pugh to play the role of Cara. Returning to the Met’s Murder Squad after a 12-year career break, Marcella is

The Bridge Premiere Draws 3.3m In Scandinavia

The opening episode of the The Bridge Season 3 had a stronger opening than the previous season with viewers across Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland bringing a total of 3.3m as opposed to 3m for Season 2. “We are absolutely thrilled by the results, said co-producer Anders Landström, in an interview with Nordisk Film & TV Fond. “We were hoping to match the numbers of Season 2, although less people watch linear TV today than two years ago. But we’ve done

Walter Presents Picks Up Two Nordic Dramas

The new Channel 4 venture, Walter Presents, which launches in January in the UK, has struck a deal with Fremantle which includes several Nordic dramas. The first two to air will be Danish procedural Dicte and Norwegian drama Acquitted (Frikjent). Dicte is a 20 part Danish procedural that follows recently divorced crime reporter Dicte Svendsen (Iben Hjejle) as she returns to the small town of Aarhus with her daughter. As she begins to rebuild her life, she starts to work on

Beck – Season 1

OVERVIEW | NEWS | SEASON 1 | SEASON 2 | SEASON 3 | SEASON 4 | SEASON 5 1. Beck | Lockpojken A man working at a garbage incinerator discovers the body of a dead man burned to ashes in the oven. Police detective Martin Beck handles the case. All he knows is that a brutal murder has happened. But he does not know when or where. He has no body, motive or a crime scene, not a single trace. All he

Norskov Sets Record High On Demand

Norskov, created by Dunja Gry Jensen (Taxa) for SF Film Production and TV2, premiered this week to 662,000 viewers for a 33% share. An extra 85,000 people watched it on TV2 Play - a record high for TV2’s online platform. Norskov is a police drama that takes place in an industrial city in northern Denmark. The series follows policeman Tom Noack, who returns to the town he grew up in and left almost 20 years ago. Here he is quickly forced