The Ash Lad Confirmed For Trilogy Of Folklore

Maipo Film has announced that Askeladden – i Dovregubbens hall (The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King), which opened in Norway on Friday, will be the first in a trilogy costing 180 million kroner. In The Ash Lad, Espen Askeladd (Vebjørn Enger), a poor farmer's son embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save Princess Kristin (Eili Harboe) from the Mountain King troll, and use the reward to save the family farm from ruin. The original tale

Lars Wilderäng’s Stjärnklart In Development For SVT

In an interview with Dagens Nyheter, author Lars Wilderäng has revealed that the first in his dystopian trilogy, Stjärnklart, is on course to become a TV series produced by Bob Film for SVT. In Stjärnklart, electronics have no immune system. There is something wrong with the increasing number of mobile phones being sent for repair. They are stone dead. At the same time there are a series of unexplained events across the country, shop shelves are empty, summer colds are getting

Wallander Producer Backs The Immortal Midnights

UK indie producer Nevision and Danish production house Good Company Films have teamed up to co-develop Midnights, a new ten part political thriller created by Anna Reeves, set against an emerging Cold War in the Arctic. The immortal Midnights are the result of ancient microbes in the polar ice that have a symbiotic relationship with the human body. The microbes make the Midnights disease resistant, stop ageing, stop sleeping, and can even regenerate limbs. However, the curse of the Midnights

Troll Hunter | Trolljegeren

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2010 | 103 minutes | Drama, Fantasy, Horror Director: André Øvredal Written by: André Øvredal Stars: Otto Jespersen, Glenn Erland Tosterud, Johanna Mørck, Tomas Alf Larsen When bears are found dead in Norway, students Thomas and Johanna and the cameraman Kalle decide to investigate. They stalk the mysterious, world-weary hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The lack of respect and notoriety afforded by his job convinces Hans to allow the students to follow him on his hunts