Johannes Lassen Wins Nymphe D’Or For Best Actor

On Tuesday, the 58th Festival de Télévision in Monte-Carlo awarded the Nymphe d’Or for Best Actor to Johannes Lassen for his role in Danish hostage drama Below The Surface (Gidseltagningen), against stiff competition from Ioan Gruffudd (Liar), Billy Campbell (Cardinal) and Charles Berling (The Frozen Dead). In Below The Surface, when fifteen people are taken hostage in a subway train, a terror taskforce led by Philip Norgaard (Johannes Lassen) and Louise Falk (Sara Hjort Ditlevsen) is dispatched to rescue them. Meanwhile, reporter

Porsche 911 From The Bridge For Charity Auction

The 1977 olive green Porsche 911S driven by Saga Norén (Sofia Helin) in The Bridge will be sold during a charity auction at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed in the UK on 13th July. The auction guide price for this iconic piece of motoring and TV history stands at £20-30K, and the proceeds will be donated to WaterAid - a charity which counts Sofia Helin among its patrons. Sofia Helin said in a statement: "Saga’s Porsche is not only a big part

Nordic Noir Goes Kiwi In Straight Forward Caper

Nordic noir meets off-beat antipodean humour in Viaplay's new eight-part drama Straight Forward, set in Copenhagen and New Zealand, about a Danish woman’s attempts to leave her criminal past behind her by moving to a small New Zealand town. Silvia Petersen (Cecilie Stenspil) is a fraudster with a conscience - she only cheats those who deserve it. But when she gets mixed up with one of Denmark's most notorious criminals things get dangerous. Silvia will have to leave her mother and

Extended Stieg Larsson Documentary Set For TV

Henrik Georgsson's (The Bridge) forthcoming documentary feature about Stieg Larsson, The Man Who Played With Fire (Mannen som lekte med elden), will be released theatrically this August and then air in an extended four-part format on TV4 and C More in 2019. Although best known internationally for the Millenium trilogy of books and its film adaptations, Stieg Larsson co-founded and was Managing Editor of the Expo newspaper. He also wrote extensively about the Swedish Democrats, right-wing extremism and nazism in Sweden. Larsson

The Inner Circle To Begin Filming At Almedalen

Viaplay has announced that new eight-part political drama The Inner Circle (Den inre cirkeln), based on the debut novel by political strategist Per Schlingmann, will begin filming next month at the annual Almedalen Week political forum in Visby. The Inner Circle follows those at the very epicentre of the political world, during a hot summer at Almedal, with Niklas Engdahl (Bonus Family) as a career-driven business minister, Nanna Blondell (Hassel) as his press officer, and Ebba Hultkvist (Skärgårdsdoktorn) will also star. Per