Iceland’s RÚV Orders Political Drama The Minister

Variety reports that RÚV has ordered Sagafilm (Stella Blómkvist) to produce new political dramedy The Minister, about a politician with bipolar disorder who becomes Prime Minister. In the series, Hrefna is hired as an aide to new Prime Minister Benedikt Rikhardsson and discovers that he has bipolar disorder. However, Benedikt starts to make erratic decisions when he stops taking his medication so Hrefna must conceal his illness from the public in order to protect her own job. CEO of Sagafilm Nordic, Kjartan

Different Actor Leads One Night In English Version

New romantic comedy drama One Night (En Natt), written and directed by Øystein Karlsen (Dag), has a different lead actor in the Norwegian and English versions. One Night, starring MyAnna Buring (In The Dark), follows a couple in real time as they meet on a blind date. The series was filmed in Norwegian with Anders Baasmo Christiansen (The King’s Choice) as the male lead, but the English version features Gísli Örn Garðarsson (Prisoners) in his place. Øystein Karlsen explained to VG:

Pernilla August Starring In Britt-Marie Was Here Movie

Tuva Novotny will direct a movie adaptation of Fredrik Backman's (A Man Called Ove) novel Britt-Marie Was Here, with Pernilla August starring in this tale of love, community, and second chances. Britt-Marie (Pernilla August) is an acquired taste and expects things to be done in a certain way. But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward exterior is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realises. When Britt-Marie is separated from her husband of 20

Ditte & Louise Adventures Continue At The Cinema

Danish comedy duo Ditte Hansen and Louise Mieritz will return with a feature film based on the universe and characters from their hit DR1 television series, Ditte & Louise, where they play fictionalised versions of themselves. Ditte and Louise play two middle-aged actresses who realise that the industry now only offers them roles as mothers or old hags. Ditte has had enough, so she decides to dress up like a man and call herself Ditlev... and the world is turned on

Hellfjord – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 1. Banished to the tiny fishing community of Hellfjord in the far north of the country, disgraced Oslo cop Salmander begins to suspect that the seemingly quiet village and its eccentric inhabitants are harbouring a dark secret. 2. Having found a dead body on the island, Salmander feels sure that it is murder and begins to investigate. There are several suspicious characters in the community but, as an outsider, he gets little help from the locals. 3. Salmander goes undercover in Solvik