Director Nicolas Winding Refn, who is in Competition with DRIVE and production company Zik Zak Filmworks, who attend Cannes with officially selected for Directors´ Fortnight VOLCANO team up for a new project currently in production. BLACK´S GAME, which is a thriller based on true events taking place in Icelands criminal underworld, has Nicolas Winding Refn for Executive producer and Zik Zak Filmworks will produce along with production company Filmus and Chris Briggs, who produced Eli Roth´s HOSTEL.
Director is Oskar Thor Axelsson, who recently graduated from Tisch School of the Arts in New York.
Nicolas Winding Refn about the project: "As a fan of the gangster genre I saw in BLACKÂ´S GAME a true freshness that kindled my interest in the gangster genre in the first place"
Principal photography of BLACK´S GAME ends June 2011. TrustNordisk handles international sales.