Gustaf Skarsgård For 438 Dagar Prison Biopic

SF Studios has announced that Gustaf Skarsgård (Vikings) and Matias Varela (Narcos) will star in 438 dagar (438 Days), based on the true story of journalist Martin Schibbye and photographer Johan Persson, who were sentenced to 11 years in an Ethiopian prison for terrorism. In 2011 Martin Schibbye (Gustaf Skarsgård) and Johan Persson (Matias Varela) crossed the border from Somalia into Ethiopia to report on how the pursuit for oil had affected those living in the conflict-ridden region of Ogaden. Five

Before We Die Confirmed For Second Season

SVT has revealed to Expressen that Before We Die (Innan vi dör) will return in Autumn 2019 for an eight-part second season, with Adam Pålsson and Marie Richardson confirmed to reprise their roles. In the first season, police officer Hanna Svensson’s lover and colleague disappears during an undercover operation involving criminal biker gangs. Hanna takes over SMS contact with his mole, and soon realises the extent of the investigation: a brutal and diabolical plan to take over the underworld. By the end,

Filming Underway For HBO Nordic Original Gösta

Filming is now underway in the forests of Småland in Southern Sweden for eight-part comedy drama Gösta, written and directed by Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love), about a child psychologist who moves from the city to a small rural town. Gösta (Vilhelm Blomgren) is a 28-year-old child psychologist who gets his first job at BUP in a small town in Småland. He moves from Stockholm and hires a cabin in the middle of the forest. He wants to be the world's

Marcus Lindeen’s The Raft Wins At CPH:DOX

On Friday at CPH:DOX 2018, The Raft by Swedish documentary film maker Marcus Lindeen was named winner of the festival's main competition programme, the DOX:Award. In 1973, five men and six women sailed across the Atlantic on a raft. This voyage was designed by a radical Mexican anthropologist to be both a social experiment and a scientific study of violence, aggression, sex and group behaviour. However, things didn't work out entirely as planned. In The Raft, Marcus Lindeen reunites the crew for

Noomi Rapace Blinded While Filming Stockholm

During an interview on talk show Skavlan on Friday, Noomi Rapace revealed that she was blinded by nasal spray on set of her new film Stockholm, about the 1973 Norrmalmstorg bank robbery which led to the term Stockholm Syndrome. Noomi Rapace said: "I was blinded! I had a chemical burn in both eyes. In one eye I was blind for a week and in the other my sight returned after a couple of days. It was terrible. One of the worst