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Actors Johan Rheborg and Hanna Alström reveal what attracted them to their starring roles in Agatha Christie’s Hjerson, a Swedish series that offers a fresh and unique take on the crime writer’s work.
Stars Josefin Asplund and Alexey Manvelov discuss the making of Swedish drama Top Dog, which centres on aspiring lawyer and an ex-con who forge an unlikely partnership.
Jan Guillou’s literary hero Carl Hamilton is given a contemporary update in Swedish action thriller Agent Hamilton. Star Jakob Oftebro and director Erik Leijonborg reveal how it was done.
Swedish producer Piodor Gustafsson reveals his approach to book adaptations and explains why thriller Moscow Noir presents a new side of Russia.
DQ lands in Stockholm to find a city-centre park taken over by filming for spy action thriller Agent Hamilton. The cast and creative team reveal their screen ambitions for Jan Guillou’s iconic literary character.
Swedish actor Julia Ragnarsson talks to DQ about financial thriller Fartblinda (Blinded), in which she plays a journalist tasked with investigating her married lover.
Swedish actor Ida Engvoll is on a roll, having appeared in hit series The Bridge, The Restaurant and Bonus Family. As UK streaming service Walter Presents premieres her crime thriller Rebecka Martinsson, the star talks about avoiding typecasting and working with mosquitos.
Swedish noir Modus is back for a second season, with a cast that now includes Kim Cattrall as the US president. DQ visits the Stockholm set to find out why this drama has global appeal.
A doctor and a teacher approaching retirement decide to secure their futures by robbing a bank in Swedish comedy drama Enkelstöten. Executive producer Pontus Edgren tells DQ about the decision to swap men for women in the lead roles.
Red Arrow International is at Mipcom 2016 distributing action-packed Swedish thriller Farang. Producer Anna Wallmark Avelin and co-ordinator Frida Wallman reveal the hidden story behind the series.
From true crime to financial crime, the ever-evolving crime genre continues to dominate the TV landscape. Also this week, a US adaptation for Misfits and a new trans drama from Freeform.
AMC has commissioned a sea-based thriller called The Terror, while Steven Soderbergh is making a western for Netflix. In Europe, drama producers are interested in everything from the refugee crisis to former footballers.
DQ travels to Stockholm to speak to the cast and creatives behind Modus, a new thriller hoping to change the landscape of the Swedish crime genre.