Norskov Sets Record High On Demand

Norskov, created by Dunja Gry Jensen (Taxa) for SF Film Production and TV2, premiered this week to 662,000 viewers for a 33% share. An extra 85,000 people watched it on TV2 Play - a record high for TV2’s online platform. Norskov is a police drama that takes place in an industrial city in northern Denmark. The series follows policeman Tom Noack, who returns to the town he grew up in and left almost 20 years ago. Here he is quickly forced

Black Widows To Take Scandinavia By Storm

Norway’s Synnöve Macody Lund (Headhunters), Sweden’s Cecilia Forss (Simple Simon), and Denmark’s Beate Bille (Park Road) are to play a dangerous seductive trio in the new Nordic noir series Black Widows directed by Norwegian Janic Heen. Black Widows is an eight part revenge thriller produced by MTG’s TV3 and its Nordic steaming service Viaplay, and is a remake of the Finnish hit series Mustat Lesket about three girlfriends who plot to get rid of their husbands. It had record ratings on

Nordic Line-Up Complete For The 2016 Oscars

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will honour the best films of 2015 on February 28th 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is presented to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue. The Academy will formally announce a list of eligible submissions in October 2015, from which nine finalists will be shortlisted in mid-December, and the

Peter Naderman To Bring Nordic Noir To Finland

FAVEX reports that acclaimed producer Peter Nadermann (The Bridge, The Killing, Milliennium, Wallander) has signed up to co-develop the upcoming TV drama Bullets with production company Vertigo, and with it aims to bring global success to Finland. Bullets is a character-driven thriller that revolves around two strong women. One is an undercover policewoman who is sent to infiltrate a drug smuggling ring. The other is a Chechen black widow (an Islamist Chechen female suicide bomber) who seeks revenge for her family

A Monster Is Coming

Norway's NRK Drama has just announced a new crime thriller: Monster. The seven part drama is to be directed by Anne Sewitsky (Happy Happy) and Jørgen Johansson (The Bridge) will provide cinematography.. Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki) plays Joel Dreyer, an investigator from Oslo who is sent up north to the region of Finnmark to work on a crime scene. He is a fish out of water in the remote community where he has to collaborate with the youthful local investigator Helle Gilbert