Thomas Engström’s West Of Liberty Now Filming

Filming has begun in Germany for West of Liberty, a six-part adaptation of the first in a series of political thrillers by Thomas Engström about former STASI agent Ludwig Licht, played by Wotan Wilke Möhring. Ludwig Licht (Wotan Wilke Möhring) is retired and running a bar in Berlin when Clive Barner (Matthew Marsh), head of the CIA Berlin station and Licht´s contact from his time as a double agent in the seventies, drags him back into the darkness of the intelligence

Hidden: First Born Begins Filming In Budapest

Filming has begun in Budapest for Viaplay's eight part drama Hidden: First Born (Hidden: Förstfödd), based on the novel by Filip Alexanderson, which stars August Wittgenstein (The Crown) and Izabella Scorupco (Goldeneye) in a tale of dark secrets and supernatural forces. Law student Jonas (August Wittgenstein) is involved in a serious accident and from that moment on his life is turned upside down. It becomes clear that he is being hunted and is forced to escape into the shadows of

Martin Beck’s Successor Revealed In Latest Film

Rhe latest Beck film, which premieres 3rd March on C More, introduces Jennie Silfverhjelm (All Inclusive) as Martin Beck's (Peter Haber) successor, Alexandra 'Alex' Beijer. Alex first appeared in Your Own Blood (Ditt eget blod) in January, where she met Steinar Hovland (Kristofer Hivju) in Jordan whilst working for Interpol. The chemistry between them was immediately clear, but their next meeting was in competition for Martin Beck's old job... On 3rd March, Alex makes her entrance as the new head of Beck's

Artist Lola Arias Fires Allegation At The Square

Oscar nominated The Square has become embroiled in an argument between director Ruben Östlund and the namesake of a character used in his film. The Square is named after an artwork created by Ruben Östlund and Kalle Boman, but in the film it is attributed to an artist known as Lola Arias. However, Argentinian performance artist Lola Arias has accused Ruben Östlund of using her name without consent. She told SVT: "Since the film's premiere, curators, artists and journalists have asked

WGN America Makes Date With Nyqvist’s 100 Code

WGN America has announced that twelve-part thriller 100 Code, starring Dominic Monaghan (Lord Of The Rings) and the late Michael Nyqvist (John Wick), will premiere Tuesday 29th May at 10/9c. NYPD Detective Tommy Conley (Dominic Monaghan) is sent to advise Stockholm PD on a case of young women found dead in fields of flowers. Upon arrival he is paired with Mikael Eklund (Michael Nyqvist), a by-the-book cop with an aversion to American culture. Both hate each other, but the two are