Baltasar Kormákur


Trapped marks Icelandic drama first for the BBC

UK public broadcaster the BBC has bought Trapped, the upcoming Icelandic drama from local filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur. The ten-part series will go out on BBC Four in the UK, marking its latest foreign drama acquisition after the channel bought Swedish series including Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves and Crimes of Passion from Sweden, Hostages from Israel […]

Euro pubcasters back Icelandic crime series

German pubcaster ZDF and its commercial subsidiary will coproduce Icelandic crime drama Trapped, while five other European channels have pre-bought the show. Trapped comes from Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur, and is planned as a 10x60mins series for RUV. It follows the murder of an unidentified man in small town near an Icelandic fjord, which is […]

Iceland’s Baltasar Kormákur relaunches TV and film business

Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormákur has rebranded and relaunched his TV and film production company and is working up a slate of new series. Formerly Blueeyes Productions, the prodco is now known as RVK Studios, playing on the company’s base in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. The TV development slate includes Trapped, a 10x60mins drama about […]