Nicolai Cleve Broch To Lead HBO Beforeigners

HBO Nordic has announced that Nicolai Cleve Broch (Acquitted) and Krista Kosonen (Blade Runner 2049) will star in its first Norwegian original, eight-part science fiction comedy drama Beforeigners (Fremvandrerne), written by Lilyhammer co-creators Anne Bjørnstad and Eilif Skodvin. The series follows a new phenomenon as powerful flashes of light occur in the oceans around the world and people from the the Stone Age, Viking era and late 19th Century mysteriously begin to appear. Nicknamed 'beforeigners', these strangers have no idea what happened

HBO Nordic Orders Sci-fi Original Beforeigners

The first HBO Nordic original project to be ordered from from Norway will be eight-part science fiction drama Beforeigners (Fremvandrerne), written by Lilyhammer co-creators Anne Bjørnstad and Eilif Skodvin about travellers seeking refuge from another time. Two individuals appear in Oslo under mysterious circumstances, but are just the first of many to arrive from the past who seek refuge in our time. However, The main focus of the series takes place seven years later, as the community is transformed by the

Nikolaj Lie Kaas’ Britannia Set For Amazon & HBO

Nikolaj Lie Kaas' epic new drama Britannia, which recently aired on Sky Atlantic in the UK, readies for an international rollout on HBO Nordic and Amazon Prime. Set in 43AD, when Britannia was a country ruled by powerful Druids and warrior queens, the series follows the reluctant rise to power of Kerra (Kelly Reilly), the daughter of the King of the Cantii. When the Romans invade Britannia, Kerra and her arch-rival Queen Antedia (Zoë Wanamaker) are forced to put their differences

Lukas Moodysson Comedy Gösta Set For HBO Nordic

HBO Nordic has announced that its first Swedish original series will be Gösta, an eight-part comedy drama written and directed by Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love), about a child psychologist who moves from the city to a small rural town. Gösta is a 28-year-old child psychologist who gets his first job at BUP in a small town in Småland. He moves from Stockholm and hires a cabin in the middle of the forest. He wants to be the world's kindest man

Public Funding For HBO Nordic’s Pelle The Conqueror

The Danish Film Institute has announced public funding for HBO Nordic's new eight-part historical drama Erobreren (Conqueror), based on Volumes II-IV of Martin Andersen Nexø's novel about Pelle The Conqueror. In the novel, Pelle moves from Sweden to Denmark as a young boy with his father in search of a better life. They both become labourers at a large farm and are subjected to prejudice as immigrants and face physical intimidation because of their social standing. Young Pelle learns what it takes