Johannes Brost Obituary

SVT reports that Swedish actor Johannes Brost has died of cancer at 71 years of age. His family said: "With deep sadness, we announce that actor Johannes Brost has left us. Surrounded by family, he fell asleep at Skåne University Hospital in Lund on January 4, 2018 after a period of illness... He fought hard and for a long time, but was unable to beat the cancer." Johannes Brost is best known as bartender Joker in the soap opera Rederiet, where he

Nominations Revealed For 2018 Guldbagge Awards

At a press conference at the Elite Hotel Carolina Tower in Stockholm on Thursday, the nominations were revealed for the 2018 Guldbaggegalan. Borg McEnroe, which tells the story of Björn Borg and John McEnroe in the build up to their legendary duel at Wimbledon in 1980, leads the field with ten nominations. In addition to Best Film and Best Director, the film has also honoured Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf with acting nods for their titular roles. The Nile Hilton Incident, directed

The Bridge Premiere Too Brutal For Denmark

New Year's Day ushered in the premiere of The Bridge season four, but in Denmark the shocking opening scene had been edited to remove some particularly violent images, whilst the Swedish version remained intact. The final season of The Bridge offers the most brutal opening yet, with a woman being stoned to death on Peberholm, a small artificial island in Danish waters at the base of the Øresund Bridge. The victim is Margrethe Thormod, Director General of the Migration Agency in

Sofia Helin Retires From The Bridge With A Hammock

After 38 episodes, Sofia Helin has finally retired from her physically demanding and critically acclaimed role as Saga Norén in The Bridge... and was rewarded with a hammock! Two years have passed and, as the new season begins, Saga is incarcerated in Ystad for the murder of her own mother. Such an environment is difficult for her to deal with, because it means complying with daily routines imposed by others and obeying orders. Sofia Helin told Expressen: "It's like a concrete suit

The Bridge Returns To Øresund For Final Season

The Bridge returns to Scandinavia for its fourth and final season on New Year's Day, and plot details are now beginning to emerge. Be warned, spoilers follow... Almost two years have passed, and a woman is brutally murdered on Peberholm, a small artificial island at the base of the Øresund Bridge. The victim is Margrethe Thormod, Director General of the Migration Agency in Copenhagen, and her murder could be related to a deportation scandal she was involved in. Henrik Sabroe (Thure Lindhardt),