Premieres Confirmed For New Beck Films in 2018

Peter Haber returns as Martin Beck on New Year's Day for the first of four brand new Beck films, which will premiere on C More throughout Spring 2018. As the new films begin, Beck is still adjusting to the idea of a quiet retirement. Peter Haber previously teased: "He returns as a kind of consultant. He will not be in the same position he was before – that is to say leading a police squad. Orders will be shared out. He

Thelma & The Square To Compete At Critics Choice

Joachim Trier's supernatural thriller Thelma and Ruben Ostlund's Palme d'Or winner The Square will compete for Best Foreign Language Film at next month's Critics Choice Awards, which are often an indicator of Academy Awards success. In Norwegian Oscar entry Thelma, a college student starts to experience extreme seizures and learns that they are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities. Meanwhile, Sweden's Oscar entry, The Square, follows the curator of a modern art museum who is mugged, and and whose

Shudder Sets Premieres For Black Lake & Jordskott

AMC-backed subscription streaming service Shudder has set premiere dates for Black Lake and Jordskott season two. In Black Lake, a remote and neglected hotel has been closed for years when Johan invites his friends to stay there. He dreams of restoring it to former glories, but what begins as a research trip soon takes a sinister turn. It premieres on December 21st in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria. In season two of Jordskott, two years have passed and Eva

Norway’s Rekyl Crime Drama Inspired By Real Events

Norway's TV3 has announced that new thriller Rekyl, inspired by real events in the Oslo criminal underworld, will form part of its Spring 2018 line-up. Inspired by the 2004 NOKAS robbery and the 2013 Cappelen money laundering case, Rekyl follows a gang of criminals who believe that the police took off with the money and drugs haul from a raid which left one of the gang dead and the rest behind bars. Upon his release, Robin (Odin Waage) tries to become

David Lagercrantz Writing Zlatan Football Biopic

Sportbladet reports that, six years after I'm Zlatan was published, author David Lagercrantz (The Girl In The Spider’s Web) is in the process of adapting the biography of Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic into a feature film. Written by David Lagercrantz, I'm Zlatan sold over 800,000 copies in Sweden alone and was published in over thirty countries. The movie adaptation will chart Zlatan's life from the age of nine through to his time at Juventus. David Lagercrantz told Sportbladet: "I have