Berlin: 'The Last King' Sells to Germany, Austria, Switzerland

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TrustNordisk sells the upcoming Norwegian action-drama to Koch Media.

TrustNordisk has sold upcoming Norwegian action-drama The Last King to Koch Media for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Set in the Middle Ages, it focuses on two Norwegian warriors who must bring the last remaining heir to the throne to safety.

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Directed by Nils Gaup (Pathfinder), the film stars Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki), Kristofer Hivju (Game of Thrones), Thorbjorn Harr (Vikings) and Pal Sverre Hagen (Kon-Tiki).

The deal was negotiated between Susan Wendt, head of sales at TrustNordisk, and Silke Wilfinger, director of acquisitions and TV sales at Koch.

"We are glad to continue working together with TrustNordisk on The Last King," said Wilfinger. "We feel this title will become another strong adventure movie in the vein of Arn, Valhalla Rising and Flukt."

The film is set for release in early 2016.

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