The Norwegian television series Valkyrien [+] has been picked up in new countries around the world.

The series will now be heading to France (Canal+), Poland (Ale Kino), Switzerland (UPC), New Zealand (Rialto) and Germany (Deutsche Telekom).

Valkyrien is about a doctor and doomsday fanatic who starts an illegal clinic underneath Oslo in a desperate attempt to cure his wife. The series follows as they offer shady patients an alternative health clinic.

An all-star cast leads the series, including Sven Nordin [+]Pål Sverre Hagen [+]Pia Halvorsen [+]Ellen Birgitte Winther [+] and  Mikkel Bratt Silset [+].

The thriller won Best TV drama and Best Actor earlier this year at the Norwegian Gullruten Awards and is currently available to watch on Walter Presents in the UK. An English-language remake is also coming to the UK.

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