International Cast Set To Thrill On Viaplay’s Rig 45

MTG Studios has announced Rig 45, a new thriller for Viaplay directed by Per Hanefjord (Black Widows) which stars an ensemble cast of Nordic and international talent led by Catherine Walker (Versailles) and Gary Lewis (Outlander). Two days before Christmas, Andrea (Catherine Walker) is sent by Benthos Oil to investigate a fatal accident on a North Sea rig. Met by an inexplicable wall of silence from the crew, Andrea starts to suspect something is very wrong... Then a hurricane slams into

NRK Rejects Proposal For Mammon Season Three

Mammon series creators Vegard and Gjermund Stenberg Eriksen have outlined a third season of the Emmy award winning thriller, but have yet to secure a broadcaster after NRK reluctantly rejected their proposal. Head of television for NRK, Arne Helsingen, explained to Dagbladet that they can only produce two or three major series per year, so have passed on a third season of Mammon, but it remains to be seen whether the International Emmy win for Best Drama will prompt a change

Mammon Wins Best Drama International Emmy

During a gala presentation at the Hilton New York on Monday, Mammon season two was declared Best Drama at the 45th International Emmy Awards against Justiça from Brazil, Moribito from Japan, and Wanted from Australia. In Mammon, a well-known and controversial journalist is killed. Norway is in shock. Freedom of expression is under attack and the country fears that terror will strike again. As the story unfolds, the journalist’s wife (Laura Christensen) and Peter Vera (Jon Øigarden) try to unravel what

Krister Henriksson To Play Transvestite Arms Dealer

Viaplay has announced that Krister Henriksson (Wallander) will play a transvestite arms dealer in Conspiracy Of Silence (Ingen utan skuld), a new eight-part political thriller directed by Charlotte Brändström. The series stars Jens Hultén (Johan Falk) as a former arms dealer forced into exile who returns to Sweden seeking revenge on the man who tried to kill him. Through this central story, the series will explore layers of complex moral issues from the authorities through to the individual. Krister Henriksson plays

Trapped Season Two A Politically Charged Thriller

Baltasar Kormákur's second season of Trapped (Ófærð), which is currently in production, will explore the ramifications of a community psychologically trapped by corporate agendas. Police chief Andri (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) is back working in Reykjavik when a politically charged case lands on his desk: a poor sheep farmer from the Highlands has tried to kill the Minister of Economic Affairs by setting himself on fire in front of the city's government headquarters. The investigation leads Andri to a remote valley in the