The Bridge to get an Asian version

Is The Bridge the most franchised crime drama in television history? It has already inspired remakes in here in UK, France, US, Mexico, Germany, and Russia. And now there’s going to be an Asian version. According to TBI Vision: The adaptation will air on Viu in late 2018 and is set to become ESG’s first…

REVIEW: The Bridge (S4 E2/8)

Last week’s opener of series four of The Bridge had a bit of everything: a brutal murder full of socio-political context, Saga in prison, Henrik and new partner Jonas undertaking all the procedural work and a new raft of peripheral characters that will all soon make sense. It was terrific stuff. Saga’s stint in prison…

BRIDGE WEEK: The men in Saga’s life

In our week-long celebration of The Bridge, we’ve already explored the impact of an unconventional heroine, and the challenges of writing one (click here to read that). Now we look at the men in Saga’s life, of which there are three key characters.  Unlike many other crime dramas that feature a female character at its…

Hans Rosenfeldt: Saga should have died in series one

You don’t have to tell us, but series four of The Bridge has been a long time coming. Far too long a time coming. In fact, a ridiculous amount of time to wait. This fourth and final series of the crime drama heavyweight has been and gone on the mainland, so we are playing catch-up….

Sofia Helin pays touching tribute to Saga Norén

By now pretty much the rest of Europe has been digesting the final ever episode of The Bridge, which aired in most European countries on Sunday night. It must have been an emotional moment for so many viewers – but of course, we here in the UK wouldn’t know because the fourth series has been…

Hans Rosenfeldt: Kim Bodnia said no to series four Bridge return

We often wondered if Kim Bodnia’s Martin Rohde would make a dramatic return for the fourth and final installment of The Bridge. It would make sense to come back for one last final hurrah, and would have been a really interesting plot-point: how would Saga deal with Martin’s return when she’s now with Henrik Sabroe?…