Modus Renewed For A Second Season By TV4

Modus, loosely based on Anne Holt's best-selling novels about a forensic psychologist, has been well received by critics and viewers alike and has now been granted a second season by TV4. "The great reception speaks for itself and I am so happy to announce that TV4 has ordered another season of Modus and continues our focus on high quality Swedish drama," says TV4's Drama Director, Josefine Tengblad, in a press release. "It is wonderful that Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén and writers Mai

Lapidus Develops Legal Drama With The Bridge Creator

According to Göteborgs-Posten, writer and lawyer Jens Lapidus is developing a new legal drama for TV4, thought to be called Advokaterna (The Lawyers), to premiere in autumn 2017. Advokaterna will be a ten part legal drama about a young lawyer named Frank who is working on a big case that highlights parallels between his own family and Stockholm's criminal gangs. The script for the TV series has been written by Lapidus along with Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeld (creator of The

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