Magazine article Screen International

Christoffer Boe Shooting Danish Crime Series 'Warrior' with Dar Salim

Magazine article Screen International

Christoffer Boe Shooting Danish Crime Series 'Warrior' with Dar Salim

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Other projects backed by June round of Nordisk Film & TV Fond include Liberty created by Asger Leth.

Danish director Christoffer Boe is lining up a hot cast for his new Danish crime TV series Warrior.

Dar Salim (A War, Game of Thrones, pictured) will play a former soldier and Danica Curcic plays the policewoman he loves, with the ensemble also including Lars Ranthe, Nicolas Bro, Søren Malling, Jacob Oftebro and Natalie Madueño.

Peter Bose and Jonas Allen of Miso Film produce the 6x48’ series, which Boe co-wrote with Simon Paternak. The project just received $356,000 (NOK 3m) in funding in the latest round from the Nordisk Film & TV Fond.

It is produced for Denmark’s TV2 with further funding from the Danish Film Institute. Shooting now, it will be delivered in autumn 2018 with FremantleMedia International handles sales.

It is described as “a modern-day character-driven crime drama about strong human bonds, loyalty and treachery among army veterans, gang members and police detectives.”

In Cannes it was announced that Boe, who won the Cannes’ Camera d’Or in 2003 with Reconstruction, will direct Zentropa’s fourth and final instalment in the Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q thriller series, The Purity Of Vengeance. …

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