Tag Archives: Martin Beck

Jorn Lier Horst thriller series to be filmed!

Nordic Noir discovered today that Jorn Lier Horst has partnered with Cinenord and the Danish production company Good Company Films to bring Chief Inspector William Wisting to our screens. The series will be based on six of his novels. The man chosen for the job is behind both the British and Swedish versions of Wallander, the […]

Sjowall & Wahloo – The Fire Engine that Disappeared

Can you relate to a series of books being like an old friend? You are comfortable with them.  You know what to expect even though they may throw the odd curveball at you.  You enjoy their rhythm, their language, the little details they explain to you, the way they make you laugh and the fact […]

Newcastle Noir in Springtime!

Another year has passed…and this blog is two years old!  The Nordic Noir trend seems to be in its middle ages, new TV shows being made as we patiently wait, filling our time with tv shows from other places with similar elements –  dvds, box sets and books a plenty, not all new but some […]

Old and New – Van Veeteren

Van Veeteren, Films:Vol.1 – This Swedish series is based on the books by Hakan Nesser, one of Sweden’s best selling crime writers. We saw him being interviewed by Barry Forshaw at Nordicana this year alongside Arne Dahl. There was a great atmosphere at that talk as all three people really know their subjects and had […]