Hans Rosenfeldt’s The Lawyer snapped up by Walter Presents

We all know Hans Rosenfeldt as the man behind The Bridge (and Marcella, but we shan’t dwell on that). Now Rosenfeldt’s next series, The Lawyer, has been snapped up by Walter Presents for transmission in the UK… and it’s just around the corner. The series stars Alexander Karim, Malin Buska, Thomas Bo Larsen, Johannes Lassen…

Swedish series The Sandhamn Murders gets seventh series

C More and TV4 have ordered a seventh season of The Sandhamn Murders (Morden i Sandhamn), based on the characters from Viveca Sten’s crime novels. It has been described as the ‘perfect mix of Nordic Noir and beautiful surroundings in Stockholm’s outer archipelago’. Four new chapters of the crime show will begin airing on C More and…

Sofia Helin’s Heder gets first trailer

Anticipation is rising for Heder (Honor), the Swedish series produced by The Bridge’s Sofia Helin. Alexandra Rapaport, Anja Lundqvist, Eva Röse and Julia Dufvenius are the stars, with Helin co-starring. It tells the story of four partners in a law firm called Heder gain notoriety by helping victims of sex crimes and speaking out against…

Finnish series Man In Room 301 to air in December

The UK’s Kate Ashfield found fame in films like Shaun Of The Dead in front of the camera, but behind the camera, she’s become an interesting new voice. She co-wrote Channel 4’s Born To Kill, and now her next project sees her go to Finland. Man In Room 301 is a six-part series that will…

Knutby novel to be adapted for Swedish television

Knutby – Jonas Bonnier’s novel that tells of one of the most notorious murder cases in recent Swedish history – is getting the television treatment. The story goes something like this: Around 4.40am, 30-year-old IT entrepreneur Daniel Linde was shot in the head and chest and seriously wounded. Two hours later it was discovered that…

Danish series 5 From Hell gets the greenlight

Danish crime series always provides interesting spins on the crime theme. In recent years we’ve had The Killing, but then Follow The Money and Below The Surface have offered variety and different angles. Now, a new series looks set to do the same. READ MORE: All our reviews of Follow The Money Inspired by true…

SVT greenlights Malmö-based police drama

In the wake of the end of The Bridge, Swedish broadcaster SVT is looking for its next big crime hit. Now news reaches us that it may have found it. The Thin Blue Line is a 10-part series created by Cilla Jackert, who has previously worked on The Restaurant and Shed No Tears. The work…

REVIEW: Follow The Money (S3 E9&10/10)

We are at the final two episodes of a great series. The third instalment of Follow The Money has taken things in a new and exciting direction, bringing only two characters along from the previous series in the transition, and filling it with plenty of interesting new ones. It has maintained a very high quality…

REVIEW: Follow The Money (S3 E7&8/10)

Sorry for the delay. Let’s have a look at episodes seven and eight. The latest episodes of Follow the Money are shaking things up for just about everyone. The violence continues to escalate on the streets, as flagged by the opening credits where an ambulance transports a gunshot victim to hospital. The situation is increasingly…

REVIEW: Follow The Money (S3 E5&6/10)

Episodes five and six of Follow the Money are directed by Gustav Möller (recently much praised for minimalistic, intense and award-winning thriller The Guilty). We have progressed past establishing the foundation and the plot is fully up and running. Nicky’s successful business is growing rapidly, and Anna is onboard to launder the money. Alf has…

REVIEW: Follow The Money (S3 E3&4/10)

When the second series of Follow the Money started it felt a tad uninspired that they reused the opening credits from the first one with just a couple of actors replaced. This time around they’ve been given a lot more attention and are little stories in and of themselves. At the start of episode three,…