stockholm -- B-Reel Feature Films is aiming to take advantage of the Hollywood heat surrounding Scandinavian pics in general and Swedish films in particular, thanks to crossover hits like "The Girl…
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Swedish thesp Fares Fares has been added to the cast of helmer Mikkel Norgaard's thriller "The Keeper of Lost Causes," an adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestseller.
LONDON -- By poaching Swedish Film Institute topper Charlotta Denward to become its new production chief, Scandi major Svensk Filmindustri has signaled its ambition to reclaim its status as the…
Although Sweden has no tax incentives, a network of regional film commissions and a new agreement specifying that between $2 million and $2.6 million of the national film fund is set aside for…
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.
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…
Producer Gudrun Giddings has paired up with Daniel Marc Dreifuss and Marius Haugan to option film rights to Ruben Eliassen's seven-book fantasy series "Phenomena."
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…
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…
Network of film commissions help cut costs and ease shoots.