Forthcoming action thriller Omerta 6/12, starring Jasper Pääkkönen (Vikings) as a Finnish secret service agent operating for the EU Special Forces, is also set to air on C More as a four-part series.
Finland’s Independence Day celebration on 6th December is interrupted by an attack to the Presidential Residence and its guests are taken hostage. Security service officer Max Tanner (Jasper Pääkkönen) is assigned as negotiator for the crisis and it soon becomes clear that the intention behind the attack is to destabilise the security of Europe. Tanner must make bold and painful decisions to protect lives and the future of Europe.
The international cast includes Nanna Blondell (Red Dot), Sverrir Gudnason (Borg vs McEnroe), Dragomir Mrsic (Alex), Miodrag Stojanovic (Easy Money), Slaven Španović (A Perfect Day), Michael Yare (Line Of Duty), Joonas Saartamo, Laura Malmivaara, Wanda Dubiel, Robert Enckell and Pekka Strang.
Director, Aku Louhimies, said: “I’m extremely happy to have the opportunity to direct an international action thriller of this scale. On top of that we have all these internationally credited and talented actors, that will bring a powerful story to the screens. Their work has been intense and dedicated.”
Omerta 6/12, based on the bestselling novel 6/12 by llkka Remes, is slated to receive a theatrical premiere this November and will be released as a four-part series on C More in 2022.