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

Naval Drama Finding Home Begins Filming In Funen

Filming has begun in Funen on four-part TV2 naval drama Finding Home (Håbet), directed by Christian E. Christiansen. Set in 1899, Marie (Anine Lindvig) lives in an orphanage with her two little siblings, Karl and Sofie. Their father has not been home from sea in three years, and everyone but Marie believes him to be dead. She sneaks down to the harbour with an old, worn photo of her father in hopes of finding someone or something that can lead her

Milad Alami’s Debut Feature Wins At San Sebastian

Milad Alami’s debut feature The Charmer (Charmøren) was awarded the FEDEORA Award by the Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean at the San Sebastian Film Festival on Saturday. The Charmer is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. However, as time runs out, he falls in love and his past catches up with him. The jury said in their deliberation: "The filmmaker