Rolf Lassgård Returns As Erik Bäckström In The Hunters

C More has announced new six-part crime thriller The Hunters, a spin-off from hit feature films The Hunters (Jägarna) and False Trail (Jägarna II), about a small community in Northern Sweden where crime and corruption are rife. In the first film, police officer Erik Bäckström (Rolf Lassgård) returns to his home town where he sets about solving a case concerning the slaughter of reindeer. However, his quest for truth and justice sets him on a collision course with both the locals

The King’s Choice Nominations Breaks Amanda Record

On Wednesday, the nominees were revealed for the 2017 Amanda Awards, which celebrates the achievements of Norwegian cinema. The winners will be announced during the 45th Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund on Saturday 19th August in a ceremony hosted by Pia Tjelta. Erik Poppe’s The King’s Choice received the highest number of nominations, with a record-breaking 12 nominations in 11 categories. The previous record holder was another World War II drama, Max Manus, which was nominated in 10 categories in 2009. Meanwhile,

Extended Trailer Released For Viaplay Original Hassel

Viaplay has released an extended second trailer for new ten-part thriller Hassel, starring Ola Rapace as the iconic Swedish police investigator Roland Hassel, based loosely on the books by Olov Svedelid. Roland Hassel's boss and mentor, Yngve Ruda, is brutally murdered in the street. Consumed by grief and rage, Hassel gathers together his closest allies from the Triton police unit to find Ruda's killer and avenge his death. But the deeper Hassel investigates into Ruda's past, the more secrets surface about the

Dar Salim Stars As Haunted War Veteran In Warrior

Filming has begun for new six-part Danish drama Warrior (Kriger), about communities, loyalty and betrayal among war veterans, bikers and police officers, intertwined with a love story between war veteran CC (Dar Salim) and police officer Louise (Danica Curcic). In Warrior, directed by Christoffer Boe, we meet war veteran CC who is back home in Denmark after active service in several war zones, and is haunted by his last mission which went horribly wrong when his best friend, Peter, was killed

Birgitte Hjort Sørensen Hostage In Greyzone Thriller

TV2 Denmark has announced that Birgitte Hjort Sørensen (Borgen) will lead new ten part thriller Greyzone, written by Oskar Söderlund (The Fat & The Angry) and Morten Dragsted (Heartless), which begins filming in June. Greyzone follows drone engineer Victoria (Sørensen) who is taken hostage in her own home leading up to a planned terrorist attack in Scandinavia, which the intelligence services in Denmark and Sweden are working hard to prevent. The Danish / Swedish ensemble cast includes Joachim Fjelstrup (Itsi Bitsi) Tova