Miso Film

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 […]

Scandi nets team for series based on murdered journalist Kim Wall

Denmark’s TV 2 and Sweden’s TV4 and C More have partnered with Miso Film to develop Investigation, a brand new Scandinavian crime series based on the investigation of the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Written and directed by Tobias Lindholm (Borgen), the drama will offer a unique insight into the complex investigation carried out […]

Netflix makes it Rain as Danish drama nears

Production has begun on streaming service Netflix’s first Scandinavian original, a dystopian drama. The Rain has gone into production in Denmark, with FremantleMedia-owned Miso Film attached as producer. Set six years in the future, follows two siblings who join a group of young survivors of a brutal virus that has wiped out almost all of […]

Nordic fund invests in TV4 drama copro

Nordisk Film & TV Fond has invested NOK2 million (US$260,000) in a Swedish drama coproduction that TBI first reported on last year. Modus Operandi (aka Vik/Stubø) comes from FremantleMedia-owned Scandinavian scripted prodco Miso Films, and is based on crime novels from Anne Holt. Miso coproduces with TV4 and German prodco Nadcon. TBI first reported news […]

Miso makes a splash

Danish drama specialist Miso Film is spreading its wings following investment from FremantleMedia. Jesse Whittock headed to Scandinavia to speak with the key players as the company reaches its tenth birthday Simply speaking, the main reason Pete Bose and Jonas Allen decided to sell a majority stake in their business, Denmark-based Miso Film, to FremantleMedia […]