Pros And Cons For Viaplay’s First Danish Original

MTG's Nordic streaming service Viaplay has announced that its first Danish original will be ten-part drama Pros And Cons (Friheden), starring Lars Ranthe (The Commune) and Lene Maria Christensen (The Legacy). Erik (Ranthe) and Nina (Christensen) live a quiet family life in the suburbs of Copenhagen while trying to conceal their dramatic past as Denmark's most notorious con artists. But they soon find themselves juggling parental meetings and mortgages with their biggest con so far. Head of Program Development for MTG, Jakob

Iina Kuustonen Stars In Hannu Salonen’s Arctic Circle

As production begins on ten-part Finnish crime drama Arctic Circle, directed by Hannu Salonen, it has been revealed that Iina Kuustonen (Nurses), Maximilian Brückner (War Horse) and Clemens Schick (Casino Royale) will star. In Arctic Circle, detective Nina Kautsalo (Iina Kuustonen) finds a prostitute tied up in chains inside a remote cabin in the wilderness, and soon finds two other women dead at the same property. A mysterious virus is found in the victim’s blood, whereupon German virologist Thomas Lorenz (Maximilian Bruckner)

Ostlund & Kaurismäki For European Film Awards

At the Seville European Film Festival on Saturday, the European Film Academy announced the nominations for the 30th European Film Awards which will see Ruben Östlund and Aki Kaurismäki go head to head for Best Film and Best Director. Ruben Östlund’s social satire The Square, which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and is Sweden's Oscar contender, has five nominations: Best Film, Best Comedy, Best Director, Best Screenwriter, and Best Actor. It follows the curator of a modern art museum

The Square Nominated At 30th European Film Awards

Ruben Ostlund's Cannes winner and Oscar contender, The Square, has been nominated for Best European Comedy at the 30th European Film Awards. The film follows Christian (Claes Bang), the successful curator of a modern art museum. A few days before the opening of a prestigious exhibition he is mugged, so embarks on a hunt for the perpetrator and ends up in situations that make him question his own moral compass. The Square will face competition from King Of The Belgians directed by

Rita – Season One

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON ONE 1. Rita is a school teacher - but she is also rude and politically incorrect. The students love her, but things are less rosey with the other teachers, parents and her own children. When her eldest son Ricco brings home his in-laws, the father-in-law turns out to be Rita's great young love, and she begins to realise that she may not have as much of a handle on things as she thinks... 2. War breaks