Showtime To Remake Nordic Noir Comedy Fallet

Showtime is developing a US version of hit SVT comedy Fallet (The Case), a darkly comedic take on the Nordic noir genre which follows an awkward Swedish police officer and her cowardly British counterpart as they work together to solve a gruesome murder. It won Best Comedy Drama at the C21 International Drama Awards last year. In the original, Sophie Borg (Lisa Henni) is a true Nordic Noir heroine. She is a loner who does not trust anyone, she has all

Connie Nielsen To Star In New CBS Drama F.B.I.

Connie Nielsen, who currently stars in Liberty on DR1, has signed up for a lead role in Dick Wolf’s thirteen-part CBS drama F.B.I. about the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Nielsen will play Ellen, FBI Special Agent in Charge, who is described as an elegant, cultured and deeply respected boss who is under enormous pressure – political, public, and self-imposed. Ellen's effectiveness stems from being highly organised and disarmingly direct. She will do anything for her agents if

WGN America Makes Date With Nyqvist’s 100 Code

WGN America has announced that twelve-part thriller 100 Code, starring Dominic Monaghan (Lord Of The Rings) and the late Michael Nyqvist (John Wick), will premiere Tuesday 29th May at 10/9c. NYPD Detective Tommy Conley (Dominic Monaghan) is sent to advise Stockholm PD on a case of young women found dead in fields of flowers. Upon arrival he is paired with Mikael Eklund (Michael Nyqvist), a by-the-book cop with an aversion to American culture. Both hate each other, but the two are

Christiansen Stars In Ildiko Enyedi’s Story of My Wife

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Anders Baasmo Christiansen (Kon-Tiki) will star alongside Léa Seydoux (Spectre) in an English language adaptation of Milan Fust's Hungarian literary classic, The Story of My Wife, to be written and directed by Oscar nominee Ildiko Enyedi (On Body and Soul). Set in the 1920s, Captain Jacob Storr (Anders Baasmo Christiansen) returns from sea and joins his friend in a cafe where he bets that he will marry the first woman to walk in. Lizzy (Léa Seydoux)

Alicia Vikander To Play The Marsh King’s Daughter

Academy award winner Alicia Vikander (Tomb Raider) is set to star in Morten Tyldum’s (Headhunters) psychological thriller The Marsh King’s Daughter, adapted by Elle Smith and Mark L. Smith (The Revenant) from the novel by Karen Dionne. Vikander will play Helena Petterier who lives a quiet, ordinary life with her husband and young daughter. But no one knows the truth about her childhood: her father is the infamous Marsh King, who kidnapped her mother as a teenager and held them both