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 to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. It seems like an accident, until a mathematics geek, who was also a fellow passenger on the train, and his two colleagues show up saying they are convinced someone is behind it. The dark comedy is written and directed by Anders Thomas Jensen and produced by Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Sidsel Hybschmann for Zentropa.
Expected local release is December 2020.