Deadline Exclusive: 'Twin’: First Trailer For Scandi Thriller Series With ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Kristofer Hivju

By Andreas Wiseman / Deadline Hollywood



EXCLUSIVE: Here´s a strong first English-language trailer for buzzed-about Scandi TV series Twin, which stars Game Of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju (everyone´s favourite wildling Tormund Giantsbane).

The suspense-drama follows a young mother who persuades her dead husband´s identical twin to take on his brother´s identity after a tragic accident. Full synopsis is below. Co-starring is Rebekka Nystabakk. The show played earlier this year in Competition at Series Mania.

Local release in Norway will be autumn 2019 via NRK. In a sign of the times, Scandi powerhouse TrustNordisk is putting on a market screening here in Cannes on May 18. Kristoffer Metcalfe and Erika Calmeyer direct the Norwegian-language series produced by Nordisk Film Production. Hivju was also a co-creator.


Here´s the full synopsis: ‘Erik and Adam are identical twin brothers, living completely different lives. Erik is a broke surfer bum. Adam a successful family and businessman. When Erik seeks out his brother for the first time in 15 years, a quarrel ends with Erik and Adam´s wife, Ingrid, accidentally killing Adam. To avoid getting arrested for murder and save his brother´s family, Erik takes over Adam´s identity. It soon turns out that the biggest challenge is not avoiding getting caught - it´s pretending to be someone you´re not.´


Scandi powerhouse Trust also announced today that soccer biopic I Am Zlatan, about iconic soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is due to go into production soon for a 2021 delivery.