Keanu Reeves Confirmed For Season 2 of “Swedish Dicks”

The Swedish online streaming service Viaplay has announced that Keanu Reeves will continue in his role as Tex, alongside Peter Stormare and Johan Glans, for the second season of Swedish Dicks when it returns in December 2017. Swedish Dicks is an American-Swedish comedy web television series created by Peter Stormare, Glenn Lund, Peter Settman, and…

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Louise Rick Scandinavian Detective Novels by Sara Blaedel Coming To TV

Bron Studios will adapt the Louise Rick detective novels, written by Scandinavian author Sara Blaedel, into a TV series beginning with The Forgotten Girls for season one. The Forgotten Girls was originally released by Grand Central Publishing and its plot is a chilling one: The body of an unidentified woman has been discovered in a…

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Acorn TV Adds Final Episodes Of Award-Winning British Detective Series George Gently

Acorn TV add another major U.S. Premiere in November with the final two television movies in the award-winning British detective series George Gently. Both episodes will be available beginning Wednesday, November 1, less than two days after the series finale broadcasts on BBC One. Acorn Media Enterprises, RLJE/Acorn’s UK-based development division, co-produced the final two episodes. Tony® nominee Martin…

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First Icelandic Thriller Original “Stella Blomkvist” Coming To The Screen Soon

Scandinavian crime fans will be pleased to know that Sagafilm’s new drama Stella Blomkvist, starring Heida Reed (Poldark) and directed by Oskar Thor Axelsson (Trapped), will soon come to life via Nordic streaming service Viaplay. The series is based on a series of novels that follow a hard-nosed lawyer named Stella Blomkvist as she takes on mysterious murder…

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Hallmark Channel Is Looking for Original Mystery And Suspense Manuscripts

If your book seems like a Hallmark movie or TV series, you might have a chance to turn it into one. Hallmark Channel is looking for male/female romance novels and cozy mystery novels of around 70,000 – 85,000 words in length. The channel is particularly interested in romances and mysteries that also celebrate friendship, family,…

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Filming Starts For Harlan Coben New Drama “SAFE”

The filming has started in Manchester for original new television drama, SAFE based on the work by Harlan Coben. The 8 x 60’ series has been ordered by CANAL+ Group and Netflix and will run in 2018. The eight-part series is written by BAFTA and Emmy Award winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (Ordinary Lies, The Driver,…

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“The Rain”, Netflix’s First Original Danish Drama Series Starts Production

Netflix has announced that Iben Hjejle (Dicte) and Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (The Legacy) will star in its first original Danish drama, The Rain, which began filming on Monday June 26. Set after a devastating biological catastrophe, the series is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen, Rita, Follow the Money), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear,…

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Original Swedish Crime Thriller Series “The Hunters” Commissioned By C More

Nordic SF Studios is planning to produce “The Hunters,” an original six-episode Swedish crime thriller series which has been commissioned by C More, the streaming service of Swedish commercial channel TV4. This is a spin-off from hit feature films The Hunters (Jägarna) and False Trail (Jägarna II) and the story is about a small community in…

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“Get Shorty” Will Come To Epix Channel As A TV Series In August

1990 novel “Get Shorty” by Elmore Leonard is one of the hallmark of author’s career and tells the story of Chili Palmer, a Miami loan shark, who decides to get into the movie producing business. The dark satirical fiction became a hit movie in 1995 starring John Travolta, Renne Russo, Gene Hackman, and Danny DeVito.…

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Tidelands: Netflix Announces Its First Australian Original Series

Netflix today announced its first Australian original series Tidelands, a supernatural crime drama that will debut exclusively on Netflix around the globe. Production will start in Queensland in 2018. The drama follows a former criminal as she returns home to the small fishing village of Orphelin Bay. When the body of a local fisherman washes…

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The Modern Spin on Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Renewed by CBS

Elementary, the modern adaptation of Sherlock Holmes starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller, will return for its sixth season CBS announced. The network made this decision despite the fact that this crime show was CBS’ lowest-performing returning scripted series, averaging just a 1.2 rating in the key demo with a very old audience of 7.7…

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