Entrapped (Trapped) finishes filming, airs in Iceland in the autumn

Trapped (Ófærð) creator Baltasar Kormákur says that Entrapped – the new Netflix version of Trapped, or series three of the icelandic crime show – has finished filming and will premiere in Iceland in the autumn. It’s hoped that it will follow on to Netflix worldwide soon after. The show’s home channel, RÚV, said in a statement:…

Trapped “spin-off” Entrapped to return on Netflix in 2021

We got very excited when the news broke that Icelandic favourite, Trapped, was to return for a third series. Now new details have emerged, with this third “spin-off” series now to be known Entrapped. It will also debut on Netflix. The streaming giant announced that the sequel season will still star and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson,…

Series three of Trapped begins filming

In shock news (normally we hear about these things), series three of Trapped has begun filming in iceland. There has been no news out of the island confirming a third series of the Nordic Noir favourite, but star Olafur Darri Olafsson has surprised everyone by sharing a social media post breaking the news. In an…

REVIEW: Trapped (S2 E9&10/10)

We waited three years for this second series of Trapped and now it feels as though it’s over in a heartbeat. The last two episodes had a lot to tie up and, perhaps, throw in a twist or two, so it was time to settle in and see what happens. We start off in a…

REVIEW: Trapped (S2 E7&8/10)

Last week’s cliff-hanger left us with Pawel dead and a bloody Víkingur trying to flee the scene. Now Andri and Hínrika arrive at the plant to find Ásgeir warding off an angry mob of Polish workers while Víkingur, who has been severely beaten, is held in a locked room inside the plant. He is calm,…

REVIEW: Trapped (S2 E5&6/10)

As we return for our next two episodes of Trapped, the red herring brothers are now in the clear for unlikable and all but friendless Finnur’s murder, and the Hammer of Thor are no longer a threat. Instead, the police must shift focus to solve the murder and “bear in a crisis” Andri believes the…

REVIEW: Trapped (S2 E3&4/10)

We left episodes one and two – a strong start to this excellent Icelandic series – with both Ketill and Torfi under arrest, the latter suspected of killing Finnur, in the little police station. Skúli, meanwhile, was on the run in the mountains with all that the police could muster on his tail and surely…

REVIEW: Trapped (S2 E1&2/10)

Finally. Three years after Trapped proved to be a huge hit with viewers of the Saturday-night, foreign-drama slot on BBC4, we are returning to Iceland for the long-awaited follow-up series, having already been assured by director Baltasar Kormákur that the third will arrive with less of a gap. Plot-wise only two years have passed since…

BBC Four confirms transmission date for Trapped

This is the one we’ve been waiting for. The excellent Icelandic crime drama – series one of which won our Best Crime Drama of the Year in 2016 – premiered in its native Iceland late last year, and ever since then fans of the show have been waiting patiently until its emergence in the UK….