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ITV Takes Majority Control of ‘Equinox’ Producer Apple Tree

ITV Studios has taken majority control of Danish production group Apple Tree. Founded by Piv Bernth ('The Killing') and Lars Hermann ('Follow the Money'), two of Scandinavia's most successful TV producers, Apple Tree make high-end Scandinavian drama for the global market, including supernatural thriller 'Equinox' for Netflix.

Nordic Trio Behind ‘Wallander,’ ‘Occupied’ Forms Drama Producer Nevis

A trio of top Scandinavian production executives, including ex-Yellow Bird CEO Anni Faurbye Fernandez and former Cinenord execs Moa Westeson and Cindy Hanson, has launched drama producer Nevis Productions with backing from U.K. group Nevision.

ZDF Enterprises Buys 49 Percent Stake in Producer of Berlin Film Festival Opener

German production and sales group ZDF Enterprises has acquired a 49 percent stake in TV and film producer Nadcon Film, best known for 'The Bridge,' 'The Killing,' Stieg Larsson’s 'Millennium' trilogy and Berlin Film Festival opener 'The Kindness of Strangers,' from German mini-major Constantin Film.

‘The Bridge’ Actress Sofia Helin to Play True-Life Princess in ‘Atlantic Crossing’ (Exclusive)

Sofia Helin ('The Bridge') will play Norwegian Crown Princess Martha, a true-life princess who fled the Nazis to the U.S., where she befriended President Franklin Roosevelt and encouraged him to enter World War II, in the true-life drama 'Atlantic Crossing.'

Endemol Shine Names ‘The Bridge’ Producer Head of Non-English Scripted Drama

As head of scripted for the EMEA region, Lars Blomgren will lead Endemol's push into foreign-language series across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Diane Kruger, Eric Bana Join Espionage Thriller ‘The Operative’

Yuval Adler will direct, with Black Bear Pictures financing and Bloom shopping the film internationally, starting in Berlin.

MIPCOM: International Networks Warm to ‘Midnight Sun’

The new Nordic thriller from the creators of 'The Bridge' sells to Germany and Australia ahead of its premiere at MIPCOM.

Oscar-Nominated Actor Demian Bichir to Make Directorial Debut at Mexico’s Morelia Fest

'Un Cuento de Circo & a Love Song,' which features Bichir, Eva Longoria and Diane Kruger, will have its world premiere at the October event.

MIPTV: Netflix Takes ITV Drama ‘Marcella’ From ‘The Bridge’ Creator

Hans Rosenfeldt's thriller about a London police officer in the Murder Squad will bow globally on the U.S. streaming service after an ITV debut in the U.K.

New Nordic Thriller From ‘The Bridge’ Team Gets Green Light

France's CanalPlus and Sweden's SVT are backing 'Midnight Sun,' a murder mystery in the 24-hour sunlight of an Arctic summer that is billed as the first-ever TV co-production between the countries.

New TV, Movies on Hulu in June: ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘The Bridge,’ ‘Lars and the Real Girl’

The streaming service will also start rolling out the latest seasons of 'So You Think You Can Dance,' 'The Fosters,' 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Melissa & Joey,' which launches its fourth and final season at the beginning of the month.

Endemol Shine Unveils Revamped Nordic Operation

A trio of Endemol executives in Scandinavia will exit the company following the restructuring.