Anne Holt novels get adaptation treatment

A host of Scandinavian broadcasters are on board a new drama based on Norewgian crime writer Anne Holt’s novels.

Vik/Stubø is an eight part series adapted by Mai Brostrøm and Peter Thorsboe.

Sandra Harms is producing for Miso Films for TV4 in Sweden and Germany’s Nadcon.

Rights to the series have already been picked up by ZDF in Germany, TV2 in Denmark, TV2 in Norway, RUV in Iceland, and Lumière in Belgium.

The drama has also received an NOK 2million (£172,000) grant from the Nordisk Film & TV Fond.

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