HBO is constructing out its worldwide titles, with the acquisition of a brand new restricted collection from Danish filmmaker Tobias Lindholm. His identify could not ring many bells, however his resume stands on his personal: along with directing episodes of Netflix’s Mindhunter, he’s been nominated for an Oscar for writing and directing the 2015 drama A Struggle, and collaborated a number of occasions with Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg, most lately on the Mads Mikkelsen-starring One other Spherical. So it’s doubtless he’ll ship a strong restricted crime collection with The Investigation, a six-part collection in regards to the risks of getting right into a self-made submarine. Watch The Investigation trailer beneath.
The Investigation Trailer
HBO has picked up the North American TV and streaming rights to The Investigation, a Scandinavian restricted drama collection from Lindholm that explores the “complex real-life investigation surrounding the 2017 murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, making international headlines around the world as one of the most notorious criminal cases in Danish media history.”
Right here is the synopsis for The Investigation beneath:
Based mostly on the internationally adopted “submarine case,” THE INVESTIGATION intently follows Jens Møller (Søren Malling), the Head of Murder, and his workforce within the pursuit of the reality. With the hope of with the ability to present the prosecutor (Pilou Asbæk) strong proof in an effort to create a convincing case and provides the kin the knowledge they deserve, the workforce enlists using methodical, uncommon and technical work techniques. The collection was made in shut cooperation with the real-life Jens Møller and Kim Wall’s mother and father, Ingrid and Joachim Wall.
The Investigation appears to be a really self-serious drama for the real-life occasions to easily be generally known as the “submarine case,” however author and director Tobias Lindholm is set to deal with the subject material with the utmost respect. “It is with great humility that I created THE INVESTIGATION,” Lindholm mentioned in an announcement. “There is a great deal of responsibility in choosing to tell stories about events from the real world. Therefore, I am more than grateful for all the support I’ve received, including some of Denmark’s and Sweden’s most talented and acclaimed actors.”
Søren Malling (A Hijacking) stars within the collection as Jens Møller, the Head of Murder for the Copenhagen Police, alongside Pilou Asbæk (Sport of Thrones) because the prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen. Pernilla August (Star Wars) and Rolf Lassgård (The Hunters) star as Kim Wall’s mother and father, Ingrid and Joachim Wall. Additionally starring within the collection are Laura Christensen (Crying for Love), Anders Juul (A Horrible Lady), Henrik Birch (Norskov), Hans Henrik Clemensen (Love and Rage), Dulfi Al-Jabouri (Darkland) and Charlotte Munck (A Struggle).
The Investigation debuts on HBO on Monday, Feburary 1 at 10 P.M. EST and can stream on HBO Max.
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