Paprika Steen joins the cast of American RITA remake

Paprika Steen will star as a series regular opposite Lena Headey in Showtime dramedy pilot Rita, based on Christian Torpe’s award-winning Danish series.  In Rita, Paprika Steen will play Ellen, a guidance counselor who runs the school with weaponized empathy. Headey will play the title character, a headstrong, unconventional teacher and single mother who takes on every kind…

David Dencik takes home the Guldbagge Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in THE PERFECT PATIENT

Congratulations to David Dencik for winning this year’s Guldbagge Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Thomas Quick in the psycho thriller The Perfect Patient (Quick) inspired by the infamous Thomas Quick legal scandal. In the 1990s, Thomas Quick confessed to more than 30 murders and was convicted of eight, making him Sweden’s most notorious serial killer.…

A PERFECTLY NORMAL FAMILY and DISCO selected for Gøteborg Film Festival

For the 32nd time, Göteborg Film Festival will hand out the award for best Nordic film, Dragon Award Best Nordic Film with a prize sum of one million SEK. Amongst the the eight nominees are Jorunn Myklebust Syversen’s Disco starring Josefine Frida as the young Christian dancer Mirjam, who after a collapse begins questioning both her career and her…

Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars Brygmann, Nicolas Bro and Andrea Heick Gadeberg to star in Anders Thomas Jensen’s RIDERS OF JUSTICE

Shooting has just begun for Academy Award-winning scriptwriter and director, Anders Thomas Jensen’s upcoming Zentropa-feature Riders of Justice (Retfærdighedens ryttere). Similar to his previous films, the new comedy will feature Mads Mikkelsen in the lead along with Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars Brygmann, Nicolas Bro and Andrea Heick Gadeberg. The cast also includes Gustav Gieseand Omar Shargawi. Riders of Justice follows Markus, who has to go home…

Peter Christoffersen stars in DR’s upcoming drama series WHEN THE DUST SETTLES

DR’s next ambitious drama series When the Dust Settles (Når støvet har lagt sig) is a multi-plot drama set after an attack in Copenhagen. Penned by Dicte co-creators Ida Maria Rydén and Dorte W. Høgh, the series explores the lives of eight characters (Peter Christoffersen being one of them) before and after the attack and how their lives and fates…

SEX starring Asta Kamma August selected for Berlinale Series

Asta Kamma August stars in Amalie Næsby Fick and Clara Mendes’ six-episode web series Sex, which will be celebrating its international premiere in Berlinale Series, showcasing new serial productions from around the world. The web series follows 22-year-old Cathrine’s vulnerable search for desire and love. After spending a magical night on a rooftop sharing an innocent kiss,…

ON STAGE | Ine Wilmann stars in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at the National Theatre in Oslo

Ine Wilmann is currently starring as Viola in Shakespeare in Love at the National Theatre in Oslo, staged by the acclaimed film and theatre director Cecilie Mosli. Young Will Shakespeare (played by Jan Gunnar Røise) has writer’s block… the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he’s in desperate need of inspiration. That is, until he…

Trailer release for Berlinale-bound thriller WILDLAND starring Joachim Fjelstrup

Joachim Fjelstrup stars in Jeanette Nordah’s Wildland (Kød og blod) – a female-driven crime drama toplining Sidse Babett Knudsen as a mafia matriarch. The cast also includes Omar Shargawi.  Catch the brand new trailer here. The movie will celebrate its world premiere in the Panorama section at the Berlinale in February. Set in the Danish countryside, Wildland follows a 17-year old…

Movie premiere | Anders Refn’s INTO THE DARKNESS with Gustav Giese and Sylvester Byder – in theatres now!

Don’t forget to catch Anders Refn’s WW2 drama Into the Darkness (De forbandede år) with Gustav Giese and Sylvester Byder in supporting roles.  Jesper Christensen leads the ensemble playing the successful electronics manufacturer Karl Skov who lives a privileged upper-class life north of Copenhagen with his family. But as Karl reluctantly begins to produce for the German market, it causes a…