SVT Confirm Season Two Storyline Ordered For Jordskott

Expressen reports that they have contacted creator Henrik Bjorn for a status update on Jordskott and were told that he, Alexander Kantsjö and Fredrik Olsson are currently writing scripts for a new season. "We are focussed and moving methodically forward in the room... the universe is really teeming with possibilities. However, nothing is clear in terms of a green light for season two. Again, it is complex." Expressen also spoke to Christian Wikander, SVT Head Of Drama. He confirmed that SVT have

The Look of Silence Shortlisted For 2016 Oscars & Wins IDA Award

The Look Of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer's companion piece to The Act of Killing won the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival in 2014, and now with over 40 international awards under its belt (including IDA Best Feature last night) it has emerged as one of the front runners for a 2016 Oscar nomination. On Tuesday The Look of Silence was shortlisted for a 2016 Oscar nomination by the documentary branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences along

First Look Trailer For Nils Gaup’s The Last King

The first trailer has been uploaded for Nils Gaup's epic historical action movie The Last King (Birkebeinerne), based on actual events from the 1200s. It is to be released in Norwegian cinemas on February 12th 2016. In the year 1206 Norway was engulfed by Civil War. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wanted to kill, was being secretly guarded by just two Birkebeins. The guards escorted Håkon to safety from Lillehammer to Østerdalen to Trondheim, a

Baltasar Kormákur To Produce Jón Gnarr Comedy

Baltasar Kormákur is set to produce his first comedy series for televison. The Mayor will be a satire based on the life of Jón Gnarr, a comedian who became mayor of Reykjavik. Kormákur’s RVK Studios is making the single camera comedy for Iceland’s Channel 2 with production slated for early 2016. The 10 part series is created by Gnarr, a comedian who in 2009 formed the Best Party to satirise Icelandic politics and ended up defeating the Independence Party. Jón's victory is widely seen as

Rolf Lassgård Becomes A Man Called Ove On Christmas Day

Fredrik Backman's best-selling book A Man Called Ove has sold nearly 800,000 copies and the film adaptation starring Rolf Lassgård is expected to be a hit when it premieres on Christmas Day. Lassgård plays 59-year-old Ove, who several years earlier was deposed as president of the condominium association. Still, he cares deeply about his neighbourhood and rules it with an iron fist. When the heavily pregnant Parvaneh family move into the terraced house opposite him and reverses into Ove's mailbox, it is a