Anthony Hopkins' "The Kidnapping of Freddy Heineken" is heading toward production next month in Europe with Australian actor Tom Cocquerel joining the cast.
Though it marks a return to Swedish filmmaking after 25 years of English-language features, Lasse Hallstrom's gruesome thriller "The Hypnotist" feels like a rather awkward fit for the director of…
The most famous scene in Swedish film used to be Max von Sydow playing chess with Death on the seashore in Ingmar Bergman's "The Seventh Seal." Now it's Noomi Rapace carving "I am a rapist pig" on…
Swedish cinema is hotter than ever following "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," but the man who co-financed the Millennium trilogy believes TV drama is now where the action is.
As classy a film as could be made from Stieg Larsson's sordid page-turner, David Fincher's much-anticipated return to serial-killer territory is a fastidiously grim pulp entertainment that plays like…
U.K. shingle Kudos Film and Television is to develop a remake of what it hopes will be another high-profile Scandinavian TV drama, Swedish sci-fi skein "Real Humans."
Swedish shingle Yellow Bird, the outfit behind the original "Millennium" movie trilogy, is in development with Andy Harries' Left Bank Pictures to make a feature pic of Henning Mankell's "Italian…
As Sony revs up for its version of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, the Swedish film industry is reaping its reward from the record-breaking success of the…
Hollywood remakes of foreign-language pics often create some distance from the original by tweaking the story or moving the setting to America, but filmmaker David Fincher seems unafraid to measure…
Bland-looking Scandi crimer benefits from edge-of-your-seat pacing.