Danica Curcic Joins Mothers Group For Laughs

Zentropa has announced that Danica Curcic (Darling) will star in Mødregruppen (The Mothers Group), a feature length comedy directed by Charlotte Sachs Bostrup (Kartellet) about a spoilt upper class mother forced to return to her provincial roots. New mother Line (Danica Curcic) is living the high life in Hong Kong with husband Bjørn (Anders W. Berthelsen) when she discovers that he has been unfaithful to her with their Filipino nanny, so Line takes her baby son and heads back to her

LA Film Festival Welcomes Supernatural Border

Winner of this year's Un Certain Regard at Cannes, Ali Abbasi's supernatural love story Border (Gräns) has been selected to compete in the World Fiction Competition at the 24th Los Angeles Film Festival (20 - 28 September). A border guard (Eva Melander) with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers develops a strange attraction to a suspect (Eero Milonoff) who is the first she has been unable to prove guilty. The ensuing investigation soon calls into question her entire existence, as

Neon Heart To Compete At San Sebastian Festival

Neon Heart, the debut feature by Laurits Flensted-Jensen, has been chosen as one of thirteen films to compete for the Kutxabank New Directors Award at the 66th San Sebastian Festival (21 - 29 September). Neon Heart is a story about three people chasing life and each other. Laura (Victoria Carmen Sonne) is on her way to a porn film casting. Niklas is trying to take care of two men with Down’s Syndrome, and Frederik is out to gain respect as a

Roland Møller Backs Valhalla Over Jackie Chan

In August, Roland Møller will be reunited with director Fenar Ahmad (Darkland) to begin filming a live action adaptation of Peter Madsen's Valhalla series of comic books, in which he will play Thor. However, he has revealed that a competing job offer from Jackie Chan tested his commitment to the project. Roland Møller explained to Ritzau: "I just had to say no to a Jackie Chan movie with the largest fee that I have ever been offered because I promised to

Aliette Opheim To Star In The Emigrants Remake

Aftonbladet reports that Aliette Opheim (Thicker Than Water) will star as Kristina in Daniel Espinosa's adaptation of The Emigrants (Utvandrarna), based on the best-selling books by Vilhelm Moberg about Swedish migration to the United States in the 1840s. In the mid 19th century, young farming couple Kristina and Karl-Oskar suffer through famine and the death of their first-born child before deciding to emigrate to the USA. What follows is a difficult ten-week voyage across the Atlantic, before they can begin their