Walter Presents Heartless To The UK In January 2016

Walter Presents has announced that hit Danish supernatural thriller Heartless will be available as a box set on its VOD service from January 3rd 2016. In Heartless, siblings Sofie and Sebastian carry a dark and fatal secret. In order to survive they must feed on the life force of other people, and if they do not stop in time then their sacrifice will burn up. Sofie and Sebastian's search for answers as to why they are the way that they are

Atli Óskar Fjalarsson Named European Shooting Star 2016

The Icelandic actor Atli Óskar Fjalarsson has been selected by European Film Promotion (EFP) for Shooting Stars 2016, an annual showcase for ten young and promising European actors. Chosen by a jury of industry experts, the ten talents will be presented with the award during the opening weekend of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, which takes place February 11th-21st 2016. During the Berlin International Film Festival, the ten Shooting Stars will undertake a weekend of profile-raising workshops and events, with

The Hundred Year Old Man Shortlisted For Make-Up Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared has been shortlisted for the Makeup and Hairstyling category of the 88th Academy Awards. On January 9th 2016, members of the Academy's Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will view 10 minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films, and vote for the final three films to compete at the Oscars. The Hundred Year Old Man faces competition from:

Frida Hallgren Uncovers Family History In Miss Friman’s War

According to SVT.se, during the filming of Miss Friman's War, actress Frida Hallgren accidentally uncovered a piece of her own family's history. In between takes she took a selfie which she then sent to her father. In the photo she posed next to a tin of anchovies which were manufactured by Frida's grandfather in the 1800s. "Frida took a picture of herself during filming and sent it to me," says Frida's father, Bjorn Hallgren. "After a while I discovered

Wester and Jansson’s School To Open Spring 2016

Filming has begun on a new comedy series to premiere Spring 2016 on TV3 in Sweden. The School (Skolan), produced by Wester and Jansson, is being recorded at Lerbäck School in Lund, and brings together some of Sweden's finest comic performers such as Eva Röse, Johan Wester, Anders Jansson and Anna Blomberg. Anders Jansson says: "It is a series that I have been carrying for a while, because I have three children of different ages. The school is an incredibly comical