SVT’s Tusenbröder remade as Brothers in Arms

Swedish crime drama Tusenbröder is in line for a US remake.

The series, which ran for three seasons on SVT, tells the story of three friends who becomes indebted to local mobsters when they need to borrow money for their business, and decide to rob a bank to pay them back.

Tusenbröder

Tusenbröder

The cast includes Ola Rapace, Anja Lundqvist, Shanti Roney, and Danilo Bejarano.

Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions are planning the US remake, which will be called Brothers in Arms.

They will coproduce with Peter Stormare and Glenn Lund from Viking Brothers Entertainment. Cliff Dorfman is writing the script.

The original series was produced by Matador Film, with creator and writer Lars Lundström attached to co-executive produce the adaptation.