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  • Zodiak Sells Swedish Detective Skein 'Wallander'

    PARIS- Zodiak Rights, the distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has inked a flurry of deals on the third season of "Mankell's Wallander," the popular detective series based Swedish author Henning Mankell's bestselling novels. Produced by Zodiak Media-owned...
  • Looking Out: Same-sex couple files marriage lawsuit in Puerto Rico

    Looking Out: Same-sex couple files marriage lawsuit in Puerto Rico
    A lesbian couple married in Massachusetts filed a lawsuit this week looking for recognition of their marriage in Puerto Rico. Ada Conde and Ivonne Alvarez married in Massachusetts in 2004. Because Puerto Rico signed a law in 1999 that defined marriage...
  • Music Box Films Checks Into Canal Plus' 'Maison Close'

    PARIS- Chicago-based Music Box Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to Mabrouk El Mechri's "Maison Close," a provocative period drama series co-produced by Gaul's Canal Plus. The North American distributor has picked the first two seasons of the...
  • Swedish Film Institute Backs 'Flocking,' 'False Witness'

    Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut "In Your Veins," is on board to direct her sophomore feature, "Flocking." The drama, which is one of the...
  • Oops, wrong Andrew; should have been Dzurik, not Shoop

     
    I wrote about Zach Zweizig in a blog the other day, and he made a reference to the spring football camp of 2013 and the fact that Lafayette went through that camp with only two quarterbacks. He said "Andrew" and......
  • Scandinavian Cinema: 'Nordic Twilight' Heats Up Frozen North

    In case there was any doubt Scandinavian filmmakers are proving they can deliver more than crime thrillers like "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." With Spanish cinema still caught up in the economic recession storm, Scandinavia is emerging as a fresh...
  • MipTV: ZDF Enterprises Nabs Hit Scandi-Noir Series 'Thicker Than Water'

    PARIS- ZDF Enterprises has acquired international sales rights to hit Swedish Noir series "Thicker Than Water" for international sales. Set in the Stockholm's archipelago, the dark family series, which is produced by leading Swedish shingle Nice Drama ("...
  • Scandi TV in focus

    A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, "TV Drama Vision," held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was "Welcome to Sweden," the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created,...
  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
  • A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow

    A rare tie in women's Olympic downhill doubles the golden glow
    SOCHI, Russia — The women's Olympic downhill at Rosa Khutor did not end Wednesday with American Julia Mancuso winning her fifth Olympic medal and second of these Games. It did not end with race favorite Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany winning her...
  • Olympics: Curling powerhouse Canada loses to Switzerland at Sochi

    SOCHI, Russia — In a bit of a shocker on the first day of men's curling, defending gold medalist Canada lost to Switzerland, 5-4, on Monday. Canada won its other game but struggled to defeat Germany, 11-8. Canada was considered the heavy...