Norwegian TV Goes Underground With Valkyrien

The defunct Valkyrie station on Holmenkollbanen, which was in use between 1927 and 1985, is to be used for a new eight part thriller premiering on NRK in 2017: Valkyrien. The series has a budget of 65 million kroner and is to be written and directed by Erik Richter (Sønner, Varg Veum). Doctor Ravn (Sven Nordin) is a surgeon desperate to find a cure for his dying wife Vilma, played by Norwegian-Swedish actress Pia Halvorsen. The hospital had given up on

Troll Hunter | Trolljegeren

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2010 | 103 minutes | Drama, Fantasy, Horror Director: André Øvredal Written by: André Øvredal Stars: Otto Jespersen, Glenn Erland Tosterud, Johanna Mørck, Tomas Alf Larsen When bears are found dead in Norway, students Thomas and Johanna and the cameraman Kalle decide to investigate. They stalk the mysterious, world-weary hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The lack of respect and notoriety afforded by his job convinces Hans to allow the students to follow him on his hunts

Dead Snow | Død Snø

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2009 | 91 minutes | Comedy, Horror Director: Tommy Wirkola Written by: Tommy Wirkola, Stig Frode Henriksen Stars: Vegar Hoel, Stig Frode Henriksen, Charlotte Frogner, Lasse Valdal With a car packed full of ski equipment and enough beer to fuel their escape from everyday life eight medical students head out on their Easter vacation. Isolated in the snowy hills the group begins to realize they came to the wrong resort, as deep in the hills lay an unthinkable evil. A

Weinstein Brothers To Develop Norwegian Horror Short

It has been announced that the Weinstein brothers and Dimension Films are to develop a feature film of the Norwegian horror short Polaroid. The film was noticed after it won Best Short and Best Cinematography at the LA Horror Short Film Festival, though in Norway it was rejected by all festivals, including the Grimstad Short Film Festival. Petter Lokke and John Hagen at El Dorado Films produced the short with director Lars Klevberg. Dimension acquired the movie rights and has set

Jo Nesbo’s Snowman Heading To Norway

It is no secret that an American adaptation of Jo Nesbø's bestseller The Snowman is in pre-production. However, whilst Stockholm has long been in the running, the recent announcement of tax breaks for film and TV in Norway has ensured that the Working Title's vision to shoot exterior scenes there will soon be realised. Former culture commissioner Hallstein Bjercke said in a statement: "I announce that the production of The Snowman will be located in Oslo. This is something that I