Morten Tyldum Adapts The Black Viking For Paramount

Norwegian director Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) is set to adapt Bergsveinn Birgisson's 2013 novel The Black Viking (Den svarte vikingen) as a TV series for Paramount Television, with each season expected to cost between 600 and 800 million kroner. The story begins in Rogaland, 846 AD. A very special royal son is born. But we know almost nothing about Geirmund Heljarskinn, except for his Mongolian features and that he had hundreds of Christian slaves from Scotland and Ireland. The past

Bill Skarsgård Set For Stephen King’s Castle Rock

Bill Skarsgård, who recently starred as Pennywise the clown in horror blockbuster IT, will next appear Stateside in Stephen King's latest venture, Castle Rock for Hulu in 2018. The ten-part series is a psychological-horror set in the Stephen King multiverse which weaves together an epic saga of darkness and light, played out over a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King’s literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things,

Game Of Thrones Unlikely To Shoot Multiple Endings

Despite reports that the series finale of Game Of Thrones will be filmed with multiple endings to prevent substantiated leaks, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau believes that it is unlikely. HBO President Casey Bloys told Morning Call: "I know in Game Of Thrones, the ending, they’re going to shoot multiple versions so that nobody really know what happens." "You have to do that on a long show. Because when you’re shooting something, people know. So they’re going to shoot multiple versions so that there’s no

Joachim Rønning In Talks For Maleficent Sequel

Deadline reports that Norwegian director Joachim Rønning (Kon-Tiki) is in talks for the sequel to Maleficent, the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal – an act that begins

Bill Skarsgård Back As Pennywise For IT Sequel In 2019

Bill Skarsgård will return as Pennywise the clown, when the concluding instalment of IT is released on September 6, 2019. Gary Dauberman returns to write the sequel, and Andrés Muschietti is expected to direct. IT tells the story of seven adults who return to their hometown of Derry, Maine to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled upon as teenagers... An evil without a name... IT. However, the movie which was released September 8th in the US tells only the half of