Larsson’s Millenium Series To Continue In Hollywood

Lisbeth Salander is set to continue her adventures in Hollywood, but not in The Girl Who Played With Fire (the second book in Stieg Larsson's Millenium series). Instead, Sony has opted for book number four, The Girl In The Spider's Web, controversially written by David Lagercrantz. The Hollywood Reporter says that ongoing talks are at an early stage between Sony and screenwriter Steven Knight, but that the new film will have a much lower budget than its Hollywood predecessor. Therefore it

Land Of Mine Stars Share Award In Tokyo

Danish actor Roland Møller and the German actor Louis Hofmann shared Best Actor honours for their performances in Land of Mine on Saturday at the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival.  Land Of Mine is a Danish war film directed by Martin P. Zandvliet which is inspired by real events and tells the story of young German prisoners of war who were ordered to clear two million mines on the west coast of Denmark with their bare hands. It is believed that over

Virgin Mountain, Sparrows And Rams Add Trophies For Iceland

Virgin Mountain The Nordic Council Film Prize 2015 has been awarded to Virgin Mountain, which was directed by Dagur Kári, and produced by Agnes Johansen and Baltasar Kormákur. Last year the prestigious award was also taken by Iceland, for the film Of Horses And Men (Hross í Oss) Virgin Mountain is the story of 43-year-old Fusi who lacks the courage to step into the world of adulthood. He sleepwalks through everyday life, never deviating from fixed routines. But when an effervescent woman

Crazy Pictures Feature Gets Kickstarter Funding

Crazy Pictures set a target of 300,000 kroner and, after just 21 hours, the goal was met and the money continues to roll in. Film collective Crazy Pictures gained online popularity with the short film series Poetry For Fishes and the short film The Blue Man. Now they are working on their first feature film: Den Blomstertid Nu Komme (The Unthinkable). In order to finance the film a Kickstarter campaign was launched and just a day later the initial target of

Gammel And Ramqvist To Adapt Söderberg’s Gertrud

After the success of Jordskott, Moa Gammel is to adapt Hjalmar Söderberg's play Gertrud along with writer Karolina Ramqvist. Moa Gammel is a leading actress in Sweden, but is less well known for her work as a creative producer (Känn Ingen Sorg and Tommy) and has now moved in to screenwriting. Together with writer Karolina Ramqvist she is writing a feature film based on Hjalmar Söderberg's 1907 play Gertrud. "It was my idea, I modernised the basic script and Karolina is now