Miso Film

Amazon gives new Nordic home to nine Viaplay dramas, orders Coben & Brocklehurst thriller

Amazon streamer Prime Video in the Nordics has acquired nine series originally destined for regional SVOD Viaplay, including season two of Monster Scripted’s Norwegian political thriller Furia and season four of Miso Films’ Danish crime drama Those Who Kill. Other titles now launching on Prime Video on 19 April for Nordic subscribers as part of […]

Fremantle ups Christian Vesper to new drama role, extending prodco oversight

Fremantle has upped scripted chief Christian Vesper to a newly created role overseeing its global drama output and some of the production companies that produce it. Vesper, who had been president of global drama for Fremantle, is now CEO and reports into Andrea Scrosati, group COO and CEO of continental Europe. He will continue to […]

Denmark faces $200m hit & industry ‘decimation’, as streamer stand-off persists

Denmark’s production industry is bracing itself for losses of up to €200m ($200m) as the stalemate over rights payments from streamers continues. The stand-off between streamers including Disney+, Viaplay, Amazon Prime Video, TV2 Play and Netflix, among others, has been ongoing since January, causing more than 50 titles to be stopped at either development or production […]

SVT & Miso Film partner on TV adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s ‘Faithless’ 

Swedish pubcaster SVT has commissioned a TV adaptation of the 2000 Ingmar Bergman film Faithless.  The 6 x 45-minute drama series will be directed by Tomas Alfredson, who helmed Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Let the Right One In, and written by Sara Johnsen (July 22, The Occupation). Fremantle-owned The Rain producer Miso Film is behind the project, which […]

Fremantle’s Miso Film hires former DR drama boss to head scripted development

Fremantle-backed Nordic prodco Miso Film has appointed Christian Rank, the former head of drama at Danish pubcaster DR, as head of development and producer. Rank will join Miso Film in August, working on both local and international scripted development and production, as well as bringing in IP and building a roster of creative talent. He […]

Viaplay orders adaptation of Roslund & Hellström’s crime drama ‘Cell 8’

Nordic streamer Viaplay has ordered an adaptation of the Swedish novel Cell 8 by Anders Roslund & Börge Hellström. The six-part crime drama is the second Roslund and Hellström novel to become a Viaplay Original after Box 21, with Mimosa Willamo and Leonard Terfelt reprising their lead roles from that series. Dennis Magnusson will also […]

UK’s C4 orders Eagle Eye remake of Danish drama ‘Forhøret’

Channel 4 (C4) in the UK has commissioned an eight-part crime thriller based on Miso Film’s Danish series Forhøret. The UK version, known as Suspect (working title), is from Eagle Eye Drama (Before We Die, Professor T). It will be directed by Dries Vos (Professor T) and produced by Ed King (His House), with Matt Baker […]

WarnerMedia snags Danish drama ‘The Investigation’ for HBO Max & HBO

WarnerMedia has picked up North American rights to six-part Scandinavian drama The Investigation, which will become available via streamer HBO Max and cablenet HBO. The show explores the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall after she boarded a submarine built by a Danish inventor. It has been produced by Fremantle’s Scandinavian outfit Miso Film, with Tobias Lindholm […]