Walter Presents Farang & The Court UK Premieres

Foreign language streaming service Walter Presents has picked up the UK rights from Red Arrow Studios for Swedish thriller Farang and Icelandic legal drama The Court (Réttur), which serves as a prequel to Case. In Farang, which premieres on Channel 4 later this year, former criminal Rickard (Ola Rapace) is out of options and flees Sweden to start afresh in Thailand. Ten years later he still has a price on his head, but when his daughter Thyra (Louise Nyvall) comes looking

Star Ensemble For Wedding Funeral & Baptism

A star-studded ensemble cast has been revealed for new C More drama Bröllop, begravning och dop (Wedding, Funeral & Baptism), directed by Colin Nutley (Heartbreak Hotel), which began filming this week. Following his debut for C More in 2016 with Missing (Saknad), Colin Nutley returns with a four-part mini-series set in a small Swedish town where two families meet at a wedding. A dramatic event then unfolds that leads them to a funeral and a baptism. The ensemble cast includes Helena Bergström,

Porsche 911 From The Bridge Sells For £125,000

The 1977 Porsche 911S driven by Saga Norén (Sofia Helin) in The Bridge sold for £125,000 at a charity auction held at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed on Friday. The proceeds will be donated to WaterAid, which counts Sofia Helin among its patrons. Imported to Sweden from San Francisco in 2009 and finished in Jäger Grun, this Porsche is a real piece of motoring and TV history. The auction guide price was just £20-30K, but there were twenty registered bidders before

Aliette Opheim To Star In The Emigrants Remake

Aftonbladet reports that Aliette Opheim (Thicker Than Water) will star as Kristina in Daniel Espinosa's adaptation of The Emigrants (Utvandrarna), based on the best-selling books by Vilhelm Moberg about Swedish migration to the United States in the 1840s. In the mid 19th century, young farming couple Kristina and Karl-Oskar suffer through famine and the death of their first-born child before deciding to emigrate to the USA. What follows is a difficult ten-week voyage across the Atlantic, before they can begin their