Hans Rosenfeldt


Viaplay orders OTT original from The Bridge scribe

Viaplay’s push into original programming has continued with an order for The Lawyer, a scripted series from Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge and Marcella, right), Michael Hjort (Sebastian Bergman) and Jens Lapidus (the Easy Money novels). The ten-part drama series will go out on Viaplay, the Modern Times Group-owned streaming service, and TV3, the Swedish free-TV […]

Vice CEO to keynote Edinburgh TV Festival

Vice co-founder and CEO Shane Smith will deliver this year’s James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival in August. The keynote is traditionally a significant event in the UK television calendar, and has been delivered in the past by the likes of Ted Turner, Peter Bazalgette, Rupert Murdoch, Kevin Spacey and, last […]

Marcella co-creator joins Tony Wood indie

Marcella co-creator Nicola Larder has joined the ITV show’s production company, Buccaneer Media, as executive producer of development. Larder (pictured) has also worked with Buccaneer on Sky Living unscripted series Desi Rascals, as well as for indies such as World Productions and Leopard Drama. She joins following the ratings success of Marcella, which she co-created […]

Cineflix snags buzzy British noir series

The distribution arm of Cineflix has won the rights to Marcella, the upcoming ‘British noir’ series from Buccaneer Media and written by Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge, pictured). Cineflix Rights will launch the series at MIPCOM next week. The series is set in London and is Rosenfeldt’s first drama for an English-speaking audience. Buccaneer was set […]

ITV sets dramas with Nye, Bridge writer

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a crime series from the screenwriter behind The Bridge, a drama from Men Behaving Badly writer Simon Nye, a prequel to Prime Suspect. Hans Rosenfeldt script for Marcella has given the greenlight, with Cineflix Media-backed Buccaneer Media attached. It is being billed as “Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain”. […]