Jacob Lohmann to star in THE VOLUNTEERS

The Danish actor Jacob Lohmann has been confirmed to be starring in the new dark musical comedy The Volunteers (De Frivillige).

The film will be about the incarcerated celebrity financier Markus Føns who, after an assault by a gang of bankers in connection to his shady past, decides to opt for the relative safety of voluntary isolation with the most vulnerable inmates. He joins the prison choir in the isolation wing, and it’s not long before he is set to take over from the current leader Niels, but Niels isn’t going down without a fight.

The cast includes Anders Matthesen, Christopher LæssøSøren MallingSigne Egholm, Ulla Henningsen, Anders Brink, Finn Nielsen, Petrine Agger and Saszeline Dreyer.

The Volunteers will premiere in 2019.

Emma Vestrheim

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.

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