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Katheryn Winnick Signs Up for Truenorth's 'Journey Home'

Magazine article Screen International

Katheryn Winnick Signs Up for Truenorth's 'Journey Home'

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Katheryn Winnick (of TV's Vikings) will star in Icelandic production company Truenorth's Journey Home, written and directed by Lisa Forrell.

The English-language love story follows an Icelandic woman who moves to the UK to become a chef during the Second World War. The drama will shoot in Iceland and England, with UK producers Alex Boden (Sense8) and Tracey Seaward (Philomena) on board.

In addition, Truenorth and Mystery, the Icelandic production companies behind Berlinale TV drama selection Prisoners, have optioned six books in Stefan Mani's police novel series that starts with Black Magic, following a street cop who has clairvoyant premonitions about death.

The company plans on adapting into an Icelandic-language TV series, which would premiere in 2019 or 2020.

True North is also planning a shoot by the end of 2017 on its next TV show, Valhalla Murders, about a serial killer in contemporary Reykjavik. Thordur Palsson directs. …

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