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  1. Filmlance has Fallen for Sofia Helin and Hedda Stiernstedt with C More

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    Banijay, the world’s largest independent home to the best creative talent and IP, today announces production has begun on Fallen, the latest crime drama from award-winning Swedish label Filmlance, distributed globally by Banijay Rights.

     

    Created and written by Camilla Ahlgren, the screenwriter behind iconic series The Bridge, along with Martin Asphaug and Alex Haridi, this new crime drama stars Sofia Helin (The Bridge, Lust, Emmy winner Atlantic Crossing) and Hedda Stiernstedt (The Restaurant, Wallander, Beforeigners).

     

    In Fallen, Sofia Helin plays Iris Broman, the new head of the Kalla Fall, a group solving cold cases in Malmö. Due to a tragedy, she moves from Stockholm down to the small southern town of Ystad, where she lives in her half-sister Kattis’ (Hedda Stiernstedt) house by the sea. When Iris arrives in Skåne, a cold case becomes topical again and everything is turned upside down, intertwining the lives of several people. What was the truth then, what is the truth now – and what are the consequences?

     

    Fallen is a co-production between C More, TV4, Film i Skåne and Filmlance, in collaboration with ZDF. It is produced by Filmlance’s Anna Wallmark, and Lisa Dahlberg serves as executive producer at C More and TV4. The lead director is Linnéa Roxeheim (Portkod), working with Olof Spaak.  Filming will take place in Malmö and Ystad and the surrounding area and the series will launch on C More in 2023.

     

    Sofia Helin says: “I always want to work with people who are talented and interesting, as with screenwriter Camilla Ahlgren. It’s brilliant to be reunited in this project, to deepen the creative process and challenge one another in new ways. I discovered Linnéa Roxeheim’s films a few years ago and working with a director with a talent for fine-tuning human relationships will take this drama and the genre to the next level. I’m looking forward to exploring this new character, the question of guilt and how a person moves on after a trauma.”

     

    Camilla Ahlgren, creator and screenwriter for Filmlance says: “It is incredibly exciting to be working once again with Sofia Helin, and with Hedda Stiernstedt also on board, this is set to be a high-quality, emotionally-tense show fans will love. Linnéa Roxeheim’s unique directing style is perfect for this deep, character-driven story, exploring if it is possible to move forward in life without answers and how to stop the internal craving for retribution.”

     

    Led by Hanne Palmquist, of Banijay’s Filmlance, the company is behind critically-acclaimed drama and films for the local and international market. The company is currently in production with Ronja the Robbers Daughterwith Viaplay, a second series of Top Dog for CMore/ TV4, as well as long-running hit Beck (CMore/ TV4), and is behind international successes JJ+E (Netflix), and Caliphate (SVT/Netflix).

     

    Filmlance is part of Banijay’s unrivalled network of over 50 scripted labels, led by Lars Blomgren, working across UK, US, Mexico, Australia, Nordics, Germany, Benelux, France, Iberia, Israel, Italy, Poland, and India.

     

    Recent scripted news from Banijay includes a partnership with award-winning French producer, Alain Goldman via the production entities, Pitchipoï Productions and Montmartre Films (previously Légende Films). And joining Banijay Italy is Italian premium scripted producer, Grøenlandia Group.

  2. Jarowskij’s Wild Kids Returns to Sweden

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    Jarowskij, a Banijay Group Company, announces a new series of hit show, Wild Kids, is coming to TV4 and C More in 2020.

    The new series of Wild Kids will see TV4 talent, Linda Lindorff, take on the role of host. The award-winning series, distributed by Banijay Rights, sees two teams of children competing to win a trip of a lifetime. In each episode, the participants take part in physical and knowledge-based challenges in order to win new teammates and increase their chances in the final competition. However, on this show, anything can happen, and no winning team can be predicted.

    Outside the challenges, the cameras roll on the kids’ everyday life in camp – constructing their shelters, cooking over an open fire, and interacting with one another away from home.

    Linda Lindorff, Show presenter comments: “I love Swedish nature, tough competitions and look forward to working with children for the first time in a TV production. At this age, they are often totally fearless and believe nothing is impossible, which will help them in the adventure.”

    Fredrik Arefalk, Head of Channels TV4 & C More: “TV4 has a long tradition of gathering the whole family together for our entertainment programmes and our ambition is that even C More will fulfil that function. Therefore, it is great to introduce Wild Kids to our viewers on both C More and TV4. Wild Kids is one of the most popular brands for families with children, so we are very proud and happy that the format is moving in with us.”

    Iréne Lindblad CEO at Jarowskij: “Wild Kids has long been a key format on our slate and we’re proud that it is set to continue entertaining families in Sweden. It’s great to be partnering with TV4 and C More, and we look forward to working with Linda on bringing a fresh to feel to the show.”