Sara Blaedel Novels Set For Hollywood Treatment

Deadline reports that Bron Studios will adapt the Louise Rick detective novels, written by Sara Blaedel, into a TV series beginning with The Forgotten Girls for season one. In The Forgotten Girls, the body of an unidentified woman is discovered in a remote forest. A large, scar on one side of her face should make identification easy, but nobody has reported her missing. Louise Rick, the new commander of the Missing Persons Department, jeopardises the investigation by releasing a photo of the

BBC Four Picks Up Below The Surface For The UK

BBC Four has picked up UK rights to Danish hostage thriller Below The Surface (Gidseltagningen), created and directed by Kasper Barfoed (Dicte). It is expected to air in 2018. In Below The Surface. fifteen people are held hostage in a subway train, and a terror taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes Lassen) and Louise Falk (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, reporter Naja Toft (Paprika Steen) acts as a go-between with the hostages and police and, as the media

Below The Surface Season Two Now In Development

The Danish Film Institute Public Service Fund has granted 800,000 kroner in support to develop a second season of Kanal 5 thriller Below The Surface (Gidseltagningen). In the first season of Below The Surface. fifteen people are held hostage in a subway train, and a terror taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes Lassen) and Louise Falk (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, reporter Naja Toft (Paprika Steen) acts as a go-between with the hostages and police and, as the

Hulu Picks Up Streaming Rights For Veni Vidi Vici

Hulu has picked up the US streaming rights for MTG Viaplay's ten-part drama Veni Vidi Vici, which stars Thomas Bo Larsen (Follow The Money) as a struggling movie director who decides to take a job in the adult entertainment industry. Karsten Daugaard (Thomas Bo Larsen) is a Danish film director going through a rough patch. His films are getting bad reviews, and at home he is dominated by his wife Jonna (Livia Millhagen). Reluctantly accepting his fate, Karsten accepts a real job

Hlynur Pálmason’s Winter Brothers Wins At CPH PIX

At the 9th CPH PIX Film Festival in Copenhagen on Saturday, Hlynur Pálmason's Winter Brothers (Vinterbrødre) was declared winner of its main competition, the New Talent Grand PIX. The film follows Emil (Elliott Crosset Hove) and his older brother Johan (Simon Sears) through their routines, habits and rituals as they work in a limestone factory through a cold, harsh winter. The brothers are swept into a violent feud that erupts between them and another family, but the focus of the film is