U.S. actress Carrie-Anne Moss has been confirmed to star in the upcoming Norwegian crime series Wisting, which is based on the novels by Jørn Lier Horst.

The series will follow the two books The Hunting Dogs and Caveman.

Wisting is about the Norwegian homicide detective William Wisting who is chasing an American serial killer. To make things worst, Wisting’s daughter, who is a journalist, is chasing headlines that lead her into the killer’s path.

Moss plays an FBI agent in the series. Richie Campbell (The Frankenstein Chronicles) plays an FBI agent. Norwegian actor Sven Nordin stars as Wisting.

Wisting is believed to be Norway’s most expensive drama series yet. Production has just commenced on the south coast of Norway.

Wisting is a ten-part series that was created and directed by Katarina Launing and Trygve Allister Diesen, written by Trygve Allister Diesen and Kathrine Valen Zeiner, and produced by Cinenord Drama AS and Denmark’s Good Company Films. It was commissioned by Nordic SVOD service Viaplay and broadcasters TV3 and Germany’s ARD. Banijay Rights distributes.

 

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Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.