Kasper Barfoed has boarded REinvent Studios production Trom which will be the first long form international TV drama coming out of the Faroe Islands.The six-part series follows journalist Hannis Martinsson as he investigates the murder of an animal rights activist, found in the bloody waters of the North Atlantic Ocean after a whale killing.
The series is created by screenwriter Torfinnur Jákupsson, based on a novel by award-winning Faroese author Jógvan Isaksen. The screenplay is co-written by Jákupsson and seasoned writer Donna Sharpe. Trom will be shot organically in Danish and Faroese languages, with cast & crew from Denmark and the Faroe Islands. The filming was originally scheduled to start in August, but has been postponed to March 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Viaplay premiere is scheduled for 2021.