In news that I could hardly have imagined possible, Kim Cattrall – yes, that Kim Cattrall – has joined Swedish series Modus for a role in its second series. Cattrall has always had an international outlook (she was born in Liverpool) and I’ve always admired her for her openness when it comes to appearing in roles both sides of the Atlantic, so perhaps I shouldn’t be so surprised. After all, she recently appeared in the Sarah Phelps adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Witness For The Prosecution (shown in the UK on the BBC), and now she’s headed to Sweden for a slice of Nordic Noir.
In the upcoming season of Modus, Cattrall takes on the role of the President of the United States who arrives in Stockholm for a state visit but the trip soon turns out to have unexpected and devastating consequences.
Kim Cattrall commented: “I am pleased to be joining the Modus production in their second season and am looking forward to spending time in Sweden, a country I have always wanted to visit. As a fan of the great Swedish director, Ingmar Bergman, I look forward to my time here.”
Sandra Harms, Producer at Miso Film said: “We are so proud and happy that Kim has joined the cast of Modus to play the US president, it’s really a dream come true. In a time when no one can keep their eyes off US politics and its implications far beyond America’s borders, Modus season 2 moves into the international arena. Kim is not only a fantastic actress with great authority, but also highly engaged and informed in US politics, which has already added a lot to the character and the story. This season of Modus will be truly magnificent.”
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