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‘Trapped’: TIFF Review

Everest director Baltasar Kormakur moves into small-screen Nordic Noir territory with this deep-frozen murder mystery set in a snowbound coastal town.

Venice: ‘Everest’ Stars, Director Talk Isolation, Responsibility of Filming Real-Life Mountain Saga

“There’s a difference between pain and injury,” director Baltasar Kormakur said at a press conference ahead of the movie's world premiere.

‘Everest’ Director Talks “Losing Your Shit” While Shooting at the Highest Place on Earth

Baltasar Kormakur hauled his A-list cast and crew up Mount Everest for "authenticity" purposes when making the disaster epic, which opens the Venice Film Festival today.

Toronto: NBC’s ‘Heroes Reborn,’ Hulu’s ‘Casual’ Comedy to Get World Premieres

Netflix's Keith Richards doc and Baltasar Kormakur's 'Trapped' thriller series will also bow at the festival, with the creators attending.

All-Star Disaster Epic ‘Everest’ Screening at CineEurope

The full feature, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Josh Brolin, will screen to attendees ahead of its September release.

‘Virgin Mountain’: Berlin Review

Icelandic director Dagur Kári’s fourth feature is a quirky, compassionate, warmly funny portrait of a gigantic social misfit with an even bigger heart

‘2 Guns’ Filmmaker Sells Viking Movie to Universal

Baltasar Kormákur co-wrote the script and will direct

MIPTV: Baltasar Kormakur’s Crime Series ‘Trapped’ Gets Series Order

The crime drama from Kormakur's Icelandic TV shingle RVK looks at a grisly murder in an isolated town cut off from the rest of the world.

Jake Gyllenhaal Starrer ‘Everest’ Gets $1 Million in Funding From South Tirol

The autonomous region in northern Italy backs the true-life adventure tale from "2 Guns" director Baltasar Kormakur, which Working Title is producing.

MIPCOM: ‘2 Guns’ Director Relaunches Icelandic Production Shingle

RVK Studios, based in Reykjavik, is pitched as a full-service film and TV production and special effects house.

‘2 Guns’ Director, Icelandic Industry Shocked by Cuts to Local Film Fund

Iceland plans to slash the budget of its national film fund by around 40 percent.

No Obvious Front Runners in European Film Award Contenders

Ari Folman's "The Congress" and Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" are among the titles up for Europe's top film honor.