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

Stellan Skarsgård Begins Filming Out Stealing Horses

The movie adaptation of Per Petterson's best-selling 2003 novel Out Stealing Horses (Ut Og Stjæle Heste), written and directed by Hans Petter Moland (A Conspiracy Of Faith), begins filming this week with a budget of €4.1m. 67 year old widower Trond (Stellan Skarsgård) has moved to a small rural community with his dog after losing his second wife. Here he plans to celebrate the millennium alone, but he discovers that he has a neighbour who knew him back in the summer

Daníel Bjarnason Wins Nordic Composers Award

During a gala ceremony at the Nordic Embassies in Berlin Sunday, Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason was named as recipient of the 8th HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award for his score to Under The Tree (Undir trénu), directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Although Daníel Bjarnason was unable to attend the ceremony, artistic manager Edna Pletchetero accepted the winner's statuette on his behalf, designed by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson and crafted by Icelandic goldsmith Kjartan Örn Kjartansson. The award winner was decided by an

The Days The Flowers Blossom Set For Christmas

Writer Jonas Gardell, director Simon Kajser and producer Maria Nordenberg return to SVT this Christmas with their latest collaboration, three-part drama The Days The Flowers Blossom (De dagar som blommorna blommar), which unfolds over the late 1970s, early 1990s and present day. The drama follows Erik, Mikael and Benny as they become friends and neighbours in a suburb of Stockholm in the 1970s. Through their eyes we witness the love, loss and pain experienced across the decades by the Munksås,

Asger Leth Connected With Jakob Ejersbo’s Liberty

Director Asger Leth has revealed that five-part drama Liberty, which premieres as part of the Berlinale Series sidebar of the Berlin International Film Festival (15 – 25 February), reflects some experiences that he shares with Jakob Ejersbo, upon whose novel and childhood the series is based. Asger Leth says: "My father lives in Haiti, and has done for over 30 years. I came to Haiti for the first time when I was 12-13 years old... So I've also lived a life