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U strikes four-pic deal with ‘Elling’ producer

Alveberg planning two sequels

LONDON — Universal Pictures has struck a deal for all Scandinavian rights to the next four movies from Norwegian producer Dag Alveberg.

Alveberg’s last film, the Oscar-nominated “Elling” by Peter Naess, was released in Norway by United Intl. Pictures, and picked up by Universal for the rest of Scandinavia.

U’s new deal with Alveberg’s Maipo Films is expected to cover two “Elling” sequels; “Johnny Vang,” a love triangle; and “Bullet,” a thriller about a small Norwegian company menaced by a greedy multinational conglom.

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