The film crew of “Burial Rites” has visited Húnaþing vestra municipality, North Iceland, several times in order to explore the possibility of shooting there.
Paramount TV and Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson’s novel “The Black Viking”.
Icelandic landscape has become prominent in a lot of film blockbusters and television series. A key part of the nation’s recovery from the 2008 financial crisis was an influx of foreign investment, driven by a weaker currency. This made it possible for a lot of high profile Hollywood projects to...
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for a World Soundtrack Award in the Best Film Composer of the Year category.
Icelandic actors Ingvar E. Sigurðsson and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson will appear in the second instalment of the Fantastic beasts and Where to Find Them series.
Reykjavík City Council today unanimously voted in favor of selling a large plot and industrial buildings to director Baltasar Kormákur’s production company to set up a Hollywood-style studio lot.
Steven Spielberg was so set on having Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson play in his upcoming summer Disney adventure, The BFG, that he didn’t even need to audition. “He just contacted me out of the blue,” Ólafur Darri says.