Bergman & Recht Set For Sthlm Requiem On C More

C More has announced that filming has begun on Sthlm Requiem, a ten-part adaptation of Kristina Ohlsson's best-selling Bergman & Recht crime novels set in the shadows of Stockholm. Sthlm Requiem follows criminologist Fredrika Bergman (Liv Mjønes) who, after a tragic car accident, begins working with the police as an investigative analyst. Her skills are soon recognised by Inspector Alex Recht (Jonas Karlsson), and soon they are working together in a fight against cruel violence and unspeakable evil on the dark

Obituary: Ann-Charlotte Alverfors

Swedish author Ann-Charlotte Alverfors has died after a long period of illness at 71 years of age. As a housewife and new mother, Ann-Charlotte Alverfors began writing seriously at the age of 16, when she began to feel isolated. To further her development, she went on to study at Värnamo College (1968 - 1969), and then on to Jära College (1972–1974). She became famous with the semi-autobiographical Sparvöga trilogy (1975 - 1977) about Getrud Sparvöga, who lives with her parents and grandparents.

Skarsgård Reunited With Watson In Chernobyl

Five-part HBO drama Chernobyl will reunite Stellan Skarsgård (Insomnia) with Emily Watson (Apple Tree Yard), who last starred together in Lars von Trier's 1996 Cannes Grand Prix winner Breaking The Waves. Written by Craig Mazin (The Huntsman) and directed by Johan Renck (The Last Panthers), Chernobyl follows those who investigated the catastrophic nuclear power station disaster of 1986, reveals how and why it happened, and tells the remarkable stories of those who risked their lives to save others. Energy Minister Boris Shcherbina

Ruben Östlund Joins Beijing Film Festival Jury

Oscar nominated director Ruben Östlund (The Square) has been invited to join an international jury for the Tiantan Awards, the main competition of the 8th Beijing International Film Festival (15 - 22 April). This year's nominees have yet to be announced, but in 2017 the Tiantan Awards received 424 entries from 59 countries and regions across six continents, comprising 274 international films and 150 domestic films with rich and diverse subjects that mirror the festival's core values of Beauty In Variety

Malin Åkerman To Star In Tomas Ledin Musical

During a press conference in Stockholm it was announced that the songs of Tomas Ledin are to be crafted into a romantic musical comedy starring Malin Åkerman (Billions), entitled En del av mitt hjärta (A Part Of My Heart). Malin Åkerman plays Sensuella isabella, a powerful woman who works in Stockholm's financial district. But when she returns to her hometown for a wedding, she enters into a love triangle with an old flame (Christian Hillborg) and his fiancée (Shima Niavarani), and