Max Martin Jukebox Musical Heading To West End

A jukebox musical based on the work of Martin Sandberg, known professionally as Max Martin, is in the final stages of development for London’s West End and is expected to open in 2019. The Swedish songwriter and producer has won five Grammy Awards and written or co-written 22 US Number 1 hits since 1999, making him the third most successful songwriter after Paul McCartney (32) and John Lennon (26). His hits include: Baby One More Time (Britney Spears), I Kissed a Girl

Jacob Lohmann To Volunteer For Prison Choir

Filming has begun on De Frivillige (The Volunteers), a dark musical comedy about a prison choir in an isolation wing, written by Lars Husum and directed by Frederikke Aspöck. De Frivillige follows incarcerated celebrity financier and jet-setter Markus Føns (Jacob Lohmann) who, after a brutal assault by a gang of bikers in connection with his shady past, decides to opt for the relative safety of voluntary isolation with the most vulnerable inmates. The isolation wing has a prison choir which Markus decides

Malin Åkerman To Star In Tomas Ledin Musical

During a press conference in Stockholm it was announced that the songs of Tomas Ledin are to be crafted into a romantic musical comedy starring Malin Åkerman (Billions), entitled En del av mitt hjärta (A Part Of My Heart). Malin Åkerman plays Sensuella isabella, a powerful woman who works in Stockholm's financial district. But when she returns to her hometown for a wedding, she enters into a love triangle with an old flame (Christian Hillborg) and his fiancée (Shima Niavarani), and

Dancer In The Dark

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2000 | 140 minutes | Crime, Drama, Musical Director: Lars von Trier Written by: Lars von Trier Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare Selma, a Czech immigrant on the verge of blindness, struggles to make ends meet for herself and her son, who has inherited the same genetic disorder and will suffer the same fate without an expensive operation. When life gets too difficult, Selma learns to cope through her love of musicals, escaping life's troubles - even if

Hotel Cæsar Celebrates 3000 Episodes With A Musical

Norwegian soap opera Hotel Cæsar is to celebrate 3000 episodes by making the entire episode a musical composed by Stein Johan Grieg Halvorsen (also known as Steinjo), and directed by Thomas Kaiser. The action unfolds as Juni Anker-Hansen (Anette Hoff) gets a severe head injury and is rushed to hospital. But while she is fighting for her life with her family around her, she has a dream in the form of a musical. Since Hotel Cæsar opened its doors in 1998, 1150