Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

Nordic Watchlist had the wonderful opportunity to speak to four of the stars from Netflix’s new Swedish series The Playlist. A six-part fictionalised account that focuses on the people who played key roles in the creation of music player Spotify … Continue reading Who’s Who in Netflix’s new series The Playlist inspired by the story of Spotify

In conversation with artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

I’m waiting to speak to Eirik and as our zoom calls starts, he’s making sure the camera is taking in an object behind him. It is a sculpture of what looks like a big cat. Eirik: Hold on, let me … Continue reading In conversation with artist Eirik Sæther on his debut film role in Norwegian dark comedy Sick of Myself

Meet Jónmundur Grétarsson: star of new Icelandic thriller Sisterhood on Walter Presents

Jónmundur Grétarsson is an upcoming talent from Iceland who you might recognise from previous TV shows and films. In fact Jónmundur had a bit part in the Icelandic series ‘Case‘, which was one of the first Icelandic series to air … Continue reading Meet Jónmundur Grétarsson: star of new Icelandic thriller Sisterhood on Walter Presents

Meet three of the new characters in season 3 of Icelandic series ‘Trapped’ – coming to Netflix next week

Season 3 of popular Icelandic drama Trapped, which is now titled Entrapped, has taken a bit of time to get to our screens in the UK, but we are delighted to hear it is finally arriving early September! The new … Continue reading Meet three of the new characters in season 3 of Icelandic series ‘Trapped’ – coming to Netflix next week

Loving Adults – actors Dar Salim and Sonja Richter tell us about playing bitter couple in first Danish Netflix film

An exciting new psychological thriller with a hint of dark humour is coming to Netflix this Friday, August 26. ‘Loving Adults’ is the first Danish feature film to be produced by Netflix, and is in collaboration with the production company … Continue reading Loving Adults – actors Dar Salim and Sonja Richter tell us about playing bitter couple in first Danish Netflix film

Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

We first heard about Tigers back in 2020 when on a phone call with Liv Mjönes. At the time she was promoting the release of her series Stockholm Requiem on Walter Presents and when asked what else she was up … Continue reading Swedish film ‘Tigers’ examines mental health in elite sport, based on real-life experience of footballer Martin Bengtsson and portrayed by actor Erik Enge

Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Norwegian actor Axel Bøyum is one to watch out for – he has already won awards early on in his career and has been considered one of the most exciting talents to come out of Norway. Frustratingly, a lot of … Continue reading Having a blast: Actor Axel Bøyum stars in new Norwegian sci-fi comedy film coming to Netflix, ‘Blasted’

Oslo trilogy star Anders Danielsen Lie tells us about TV series ‘Seizure’ coming to Walter Presents

After a quiet spell on All4’s Walter Presents, a new Nordic thriller series is coming at the end of the month. Seizure is a Norwegian psychological thriller with a supernatural edge, featuring one of Norway’s finest talents, Anders Danielsen Lie, … Continue reading Oslo trilogy star Anders Danielsen Lie tells us about TV series ‘Seizure’ coming to Walter Presents

We meet young actor Birgir Dagur Bjarkason star of Icelandic coming-of-age film Beautiful Beings

Earlier in the year when Nordic Watchlist was speaking to Olafur Darri Olafasson, we discussed one of his upcoming films Beautiful Beings. A film directed by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson – whose previous work includes Heartstone and Whale Valley – Darri … Continue reading We meet young actor Birgir Dagur Bjarkason star of Icelandic coming-of-age film Beautiful Beings

Blood, sweat, and beards – we talk Netflix’s Vikings Valhalla with Icelandic star Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson first came to Nordic Watchlist’s attention when we saw him in the excellent I Remember You – despite appearing in a number Icelandic films and series he is also no stranger to rubbing shoulders (or throwing fists) … Continue reading Blood, sweat, and beards – we talk Netflix’s Vikings Valhalla with Icelandic star Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson