Gunvald Larsson Rumoured To Return In Beck Spin Off

Expressen reports that negotiations are at an advanced stage for Mikael Persbrandt to reprise his role as Gunvald Larsson in a spin off from Beck. In the rumoured project Gunvald Larsson has left Stockholm CID and now works for Europol at The Hague in the Netherlands. There he leads a task force whose mission is to tackle serious organised crime and terrorism. However, the show's main focus is said to be Gunvald Larsson's personal life - the years have finally taken

Head Writer Explains Themes Behind Follow The Money

In an interview with Nordisk Film & TV Fund, creator and head writer of Follow The Money (Bedrag), Jeppe Gjervig Gram (Borgen), explains the themes that drive the series and reveals that season two is already in production: "The main theme is greed. The premise is that everybody is greedy. As I see it, it’s a basic human condition and after the financial crisis, a lot of people were quick to blame the bankers on Wall Street. But we were all

Walter Iuzzolino Speaks To The Media Show On Radio 4

Walter Iuzzolino, the titular curator of the new Channel 4 venture Walter Presents, was interviewed by Steve Hewlett for the Media Show on BBC Radio 4 this week. Here are the highlights, but the interview can be heard in full on the BBC website. SH: How did you end up with Walter Presents? WI: I'm not an insane megalomaniac. The name was not my idea. This is just a passion project. I've always loved international drama. I'm Italian so I was raised

Göteborg Film Festival To Highlight Nordic Television

The Göteborg Film Festival has announced that it will include TV series in its line-up from neighbouring Nordic countries along with the world premiere of three Swedish series. “It feels like completely the right time for the Göteborg Film Festival to include TV drama in its programme in a well thought-out and structured way," says the festival’s artistic director, Jonas Holmberg. "We’re happy that we’ve had such a strong response from the Nordic TV industry, which has made it possible for us

New Season Of 30 Degrees To Premiere In February

SVT has announced that the second season of 30 Degrees In February will premiere February 1st, and is partly set in both Gothenburg and Thailand. SVT's project manager, Peter Zell, says: "The story that unfolds in the Gothenburg area is mainly about Glenn and Oh's move to Sweden. It is the culture clash and how Glenn's new Thai life partner is received in Sweden. The portion which is recorded in Thailand will be a bit of a road movie, which means