A movie about the building of the iconic Sydney Opera House is in development as a Danish/Swedish/Australian co-production. Petter Skavlan, who wrote the Oscar-nominated 2012 film “Kon-Tiki,” is on…
Ending a bidding war that saw many of the major studios in play, Sony has landed the Saint Nick-Christmas origins spec script “Winter’s Knight,” with “Kon-Tiki” helmers Joachim Ronning and Espen…
After the "Kon-Tiki" directors fell off the Legendary project, "Spectral," to focus their efforts on "Pirates of the Caribbean 5," Legendary has acted fast in finding its replacement to helm its…
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Disney has selected “Kon-Tiki” helmers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg for the directing duties for “Pirates Of The Caribbean 5.” Disney is in final negotiations for the Norwegian duo to come on…
Glenn Close made a surprise appearance April 5 at the Explorer's Club in Gotham, where the Weinstein Company was holding a lunch for the makers of the Oscar-nommed “Kon-Tiki.” “I have been to Gabon…
The Weinstein Co. will open Norwegian historical drama "Kon-Tiki" in the U.S. on April 26. “Kon-Tiki" was nominated in this year’s foreign-language film Oscar contest, won by “Amour.” TWC acquired…
Norwegian hit "Kon-Tiki," released by TWC in the States, set sail in Germany with a splashy premiere on March 6 at Berlin's Kino International.
The historical seafaring epic "Kon-Tiki" may be the first Oscar-nommed film to shoot identical scenes in two languages, in this case Norwegian and English — with its makers hoping a duplicate…
Santelmann will play the leader of a band of Vikings stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba (as ancient Scotland was known), and pursued by fierce mercenaries until the Norsemen turn the…
Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning's "Kon-Tiki" will open the Goteborg Film Festival, which unspools Jan. 25 to Feb. 4.
If sharks were camels and the Pacific was a desert, the Norwegian adventure "Kon-Tiki" could be "Lawrence of Arabia." It has a dashing blond hero with penetrating blue eyes. And it has the kind of…