NORDIC NOIR Stella Blómkvist season two transmission date confirmed

Icelandic thriller Stella Blómkvist is coming back for a second series. The show, starring Heida Reed, features quick-witted lawyer Stella Blómkvist. Stella Blómkvist is not your typical lawyer. Smart and ruthless, with a dark past, a fluid sexuality and a taste for whiskey, Stella takes on cases that always lead to danger and only loves…

Stella Blómkvist starts on Sundance Now today

Are you ready for your next Icelandic crime fix? We’ve been following the progress of Stella Blómkvist and now the day is here we here in the UK can watch it. Sundance Now streaming service is the place to watch the series, and it starts today. At the moment the only way to subscribe to…

Stella Blómkvist renewed for a second series

It’s difficult to get too excited about a show that hasn’t aired in the UK yet (we’ve got 4th April circled on our calendar), but Icelandic crime drama, Stella Blómkvist, has been getting rave review for its first series. It’s going to air on the Sundance Now channel here in both the US and UK…

Stella Blómkvist to hit Sundance Now in April

Poldark star, Heida Reed, confirmed on her Instagram account a few days ago that Stella Blómkvist – the much-anticipated Icelandic series from Viaplay – would come to the UK. Now we know where and when. Sundance Now streaming service has added Stella Blómkvist to its global canon of crime dramas (see here), and has slated an April premiere…

First trailer released for Icelandic series Stella Blómkvist

We’ve reported on the Icelandic series Stella Blómkvist for a while now (see here and here), and now there is movement. Based on a series of first-person novels penned by the pseudonymous Stella Blómkvist, a hard-nosed lawyer who takes on mysterious murder cases, the series delves into the murky waters of Icelandic politics, recently in the news…

Heida Reed takes lead in Icelandic crime drama Stella Blomvist

Last year we brought you news of an Icelandic series – Stella Blomvist – and the fact that one of the writers on Trapped, Óskar Thór Axelsson, had been drafted in to work on the project. It was an interesting premise: Based on a series of first-person novels penned by the pseudonymous Stella Blomkvist, a hard-nosed lawyer…

Review: The Lava Field (S1 E1-4/4), Netflix

Ever since the success of Trapped, Iceland has become a very worthy star in the constellation of Nordic Noir, so called. It’s not surprising – it’s a beguiling, magical place, with majestic landscapes, that Nordic sisu in abundance and a barren, isolated feel to it. This four-part tale tells the story of a double murder on…