Sofie Gråbøl and Paprika Steen shooting new film in Denmark

Danish actresses Sofie Gråbøl [+] and Paprika Steen [+] are shooting a new Christmas film in the central Danish city of Odense.

Titled Med hensyn til julen (With Regards to Christmas in English), the film will be a comedy focusing on a family over, you guessed it, Christmas. The Christmas movie will show the ‘romance’ of the season, with peace and snow.

Not much is known about the film yet, but Paprika Steen will be directing. Steen is a well-known Danish actress best known for her role in Dogme’s The Celebration (1998), Adams Apples (2005) and recently in Below the Surface (2017).

In addition to directing, Steen will also star in the film. Sofie Gråbol, best known for The Killing (2007) also stars in the film, and the cast includes Jacob Lohmann, Lars Brygmann [+], Karen-Lise Mynster [+], Lars Knutzon [+], Patricia Schumann [+], Jakob Randrup, Bodil Lassen, Hans Holtegaard, Fanny Leander Bornedal, Mikas Dalboff Christiansen, Sofus Søndergaard Mikkelsen, Troja Reppien Trovattan and Otto Leonardo Steen Rieks.

Med hynsen til julen will premiere in November 2018.

Take a look at some photos that were uploaded by FilmFyn, the regional fund for Odense.

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.