Follow Up Announced To Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves

Jonas Gardell has announced that the script for his new project has been submitted and will feature some of the same characters as Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves (Torka Aldrig Tårar Utan Handskar). Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves was a three part mini series which focused on young gay men during the AIDS epidemic in 1980s Stockholm, and earned a Kristallen award in 2013 for Best TV Drama. It told the story of Rasmus, who leaves the small town and bigotry

Rachel and Jossan: No Filter

Tonight is the premiere of new comedy series Rachel och Jossan: Utan Filter on TV3 in Sweden, where Rachel Molin (Högklackat) and Josephine Bornebusch (Solsidan, Welcome To Sweden) write, direct and play amplified versions of themselves. Playing a fictionalised version of oneself is nothing new in comedy, with Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David being the highest profile examples, but even in Sweden it has been done before with Johan Ulveson and Felix Herngren in Ulveson and Herngren. However, Rachel Mohlin and

Rams And A Pigeon Nominated For European Film of the Year

Nominations are in for the 28th European Film Awards, with 88th Academy Awards rivals Rams (Iceland) and A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Sweden) competing for Best Film. More than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winner who will be announced on 12th December in Berlin. Rams takes us to a secluded valley in Iceland where brothers Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. but have not spoken to each

Modus Renewed For A Second Season By TV4

Modus, loosely based on Anne Holt's best-selling novels about a forensic psychologist, has been well received by critics and viewers alike and has now been granted a second season by TV4. "The great reception speaks for itself and I am so happy to announce that TV4 has ordered another season of Modus and continues our focus on high quality Swedish drama," says TV4's Drama Director, Josefine Tengblad, in a press release. "It is wonderful that Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén and writers Mai

Lapidus Develops Legal Drama With The Bridge Creator

According to Göteborgs-Posten, writer and lawyer Jens Lapidus is developing a new legal drama for TV4, thought to be called Advokaterna (The Lawyers), to premiere in autumn 2017. Advokaterna will be a ten part legal drama about a young lawyer named Frank who is working on a big case that highlights parallels between his own family and Stockholm's criminal gangs. The script for the TV series has been written by Lapidus along with Michael Hjorth and Hans Rosenfeld (creator of The