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New Danish film with star cast to commence production in December

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Holdet bag "3 ting": Lærke Winther, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, instruktør Jens Dahl, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen og Jacob Lohmann. Foto: Thomas Marot
Holdet bag “3 ting”: Lærke Winther, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, instruktør Jens Dahl, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen og Jacob Lohmann. Foto: Thomas Marot

A new Danish thriller is set to start production next month, with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Birgitte Hjort Sorensen playing the lead characters. Coster-Waldau is known for his work in Game of Thrones, and Sorensen is known for her leading role in Borgen.

Coster-Waldau will play Michael, a highly gifted explosives expert who, along with a group of Serbian criminals, has stolen 60 million kroner. Looking for a quick escape, he goes into the witness protection program, where he must stay in a hotel. He also asks for three things in order to get his testimony: that PET brings him a woman named Camilla (placed by Birgitte Hjort Sorensen), who he brought a certain box from a storage warehouse, and that he may receive takeaway butter chicken twice from a restaurant in Valby.

The script is written by Jens Dahl, who will also direct. It is produced by Profile Pictures with a budget of 2.9 million kroner. The film will premiere on the 27th of October.

 

Translated by Emma Vestrheim via the Danish Film Institute

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