State of Happiness Best Script At Canneseries

Norwegian period drama State of Happiness (Lykkeland), starring Pia Tjelta and Per Kjerstad, was presented with awards for Best Script and Best Score at the inaugural Canneseries drama festival on Wednesday, but was edged out by When Heroes Fly (Israel) for the accolade of Best Drama. It’s 1969 in the small coastal town of Stavanger and international oil companies have been test-drilling for years, but nothing has been found. They are in the process of leaving when, on Christmas Eve, a

Joachim Trier To Be Critics Week Jury President

Norwegian director Joachim Trier has been appointed President of the jury at the 57th La Semaine de la Critique, which was created in 1962 by the French Union of Film Critics to focus on discovering new directing talents in parallel to the Cannes Film Festival. Trier made his mark on the Croisette in 2011 with his second feature, Oslo August 31st, which screened as part of Un Certain Regard. He then returned to the Official Selection in 2015 with Louder than

Rune Temte Revealed For Captain Marvel Movie

As filming began this week, it was revealed that Rune Temte (The Last Kingdom) will feature in the big screen adaptation of Captain Marvel, directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is a prequel which will provide some backstory to the recent films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The story follows Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) as she becomes one of the most powerful heroes in the universe when Earth is caught in the middle of

Young & Promising | Unge Lovende – Season 3

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 | SEASON 2 | SEASON 3 1. Elise wants to try writing for television, and is hopeful when she gets a meeting with a production company. Nenne is praised for her book, but her private life is less successful. 2. Alex tries her luck in New York. Elise finds the right tone with her new writing partner. Nenne celebrates her birthday, but it things don't go quite as planned. 3. Elise struggles with Katinka. Nenne looks up old

Skam Legacy Continues With Youth Drama Lovleg

Global phenomenon Skam may have come to an end in Norway last year, but auditions have already begun for its successor which has a working title of Lovleg. In common with Skam, the new series will primarily be an online drama for NRK P3 starring young, local actors. However, it moves the action from Oslo to the countryside of Western Norway and the key theme this time is the challenges youngsters face when they move out into the world and are