Pål Sverre Hagen Plays Explorer Roald Amundsen

Pål Sverre Hagen (Valkyrien) will play legendary Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in a forthcoming biopic written by Ravn Lanesskog (Birkebeinerne) and directed by Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki), entitled Amundsen. Roald Amundsen was the first to reach the South Pole on 14th December 1911, thirty-four days ahead of British explorer Robert F Scott. These scenes will be captured in Iceland, where filming began this week, before production moves on to the Czech Republic, Oslo and his hometown of Svartskog. The cast includes Christian Rubeck

State of Happiness To Compete At Canneseries

Eight-part period drama State of Happiness (Lykkeland), has been selected for the inaugural Canneseries Competition (4 - 11 April), with a story about a changing nation and four people who are thrown into a whirlwind of opportunities. It will premiere on NRK this autumn. It’s the summer of 1969 in the small coastal town of Stavanger. International oil companies have been test-drilling for years, but nothing has been found and they are in the process of leaving. However, on Christmas Eve 1969,

Taneli Mustonen To Adapt Opportunity Knocks

The producers of Opportunity Knocks (Norske byggeklosser) have confirmed to VG that a Finnish remake is in the works, to be directed by Taneli Mustonen whose Reunion (Luokkakokous) outsold Star Wars in Finland. Opportunity Knocks is a remake of Pål Bang-Hansen's 1972 classic comedy, and follows a couple's disastrous attempt to renovate a house as they are hindered by difficult bureaucrats, neighbours and artisans. It stars Anders Baasmo Christiansen (Kon-Tiki) and Ine Jansen (Dag) opposite Atle Antonsen (Dag), who plays eleven

Borderliner | Grenseland

OVERVIEW | NEWS | CAST | SEASON 1 Starring: Tobias Santelmann, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Benjamin Helstad 2017. Returning Series Borderliner follows police officer Nikolai Andreassen (Tobias Santelmann), who is asked to investigate a suicide in his home town. He soon realises that this is a murder not a suicide, and is faced with a dilemma. Against his better judgement, Nikolai tries to cover up his brother’s involvement in the case which forces him into a moral maze between right and wrong. TRAILER:

Roeng – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 1. The municipality of Roeng is struggling with depopulation and low employment, and when mayor Tom Eide finds financial irregularities in the town's accounts, all hope seems lost. But the scandal soon turns out to have unexpected benefits. 2. The newly accrued billions are causing a headache for the mayor, councillor and chief economist in Roeng as they try to find a legal way of crediting the money to the municipality's account. 3. Millions from currency speculation create joy among Roeng's population,