Aliette Opheim To Star In The Emigrants Remake

Aftonbladet reports that Aliette Opheim (Thicker Than Water) will star as Kristina in Daniel Espinosa's adaptation of The Emigrants (Utvandrarna), based on the best-selling books by Vilhelm Moberg about Swedish migration to the United States in the 1840s. In the mid 19th century, young farming couple Kristina and Karl-Oskar suffer through famine and the death of their first-born child before deciding to emigrate to the USA. What follows is a difficult ten-week voyage across the Atlantic, before they can begin their

Hero Of The Seas Awaits Green Light From NRK

An epic drama based on Hero Of The Seas (En sjøens helt) by Jon Michelet, who died on Saturday, is in development for NRK with a budget of NOK 130-150 million. The series of novels has sold 800,000 copies so far and the sixth volume, Krigerens hjemkomst, will be published this autumn. If greenlit, season one will be an adaptation of the first volume in the series, Skogsmatrosen, where 18-year-old Halvor Skramstad joins the Norwegian merchant navy in December 1939, and

Pål Sverre Hagen Plays Explorer Roald Amundsen

Pål Sverre Hagen (Valkyrien) will play legendary Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in a forthcoming biopic written by Ravn Lanesskog (Birkebeinerne) and directed by Espen Sandberg (Kon-Tiki), entitled Amundsen. Roald Amundsen was the first to reach the South Pole on 14th December 1911, thirty-four days ahead of British explorer Robert F Scott. These scenes will be captured in Iceland, where filming began this week, before production moves on to the Czech Republic, Oslo and his hometown of Svartskog. The cast includes Christian Rubeck

No Golden Bear In Berlin For Erik Poppe Utøya Movie

Erik Poppe's account of the 2011 shootings on the island of Utøya missed out on the Golden Bear in the main competition programme of the Berlin Film Festival, which went to Adina Pintilie's Touch Me Not, but is content with the exposure his work was afforded. On 22nd July 2011, far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik detonated a van in Oslo killing eight people, then shot dead 69 people at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. U – July 22,

Resistance | Résistance

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW | SEASON 1 Starring: Pauline Burlet, Tom Hudson, Jean-Baptiste Lagnié 2014. Series Ended Paris, 1940. Revolted by the injustice of the Occupation, seventeen-year-old Lili joins a group of resistance fighters to fight the Germans and their French collaborators. The young combatants expose themselves to the relentless might of the enemy, and set up resistance networks that ultimately lead to the liberation of Paris in August 1944. TRAILER: