Production has started on the brand new Norwegian Netflix Original series Home for Christmas, from Per-Olav Sørensen, the director of Nobel and the upcoming Quicksand.
Home for Christmas is a drama-comedy that stars Ida Elise Broch (Lilyhammer, Det tredje øyet) as Johane, a 30-year-old woman who finds herself to be the only one amongst her friends and family without a partner. The constant comments on her single life and society’s expectations of the perfect family Christmas finally get to her, so Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a partner to bring home for Christmas.
Playing her love interests are Felix Sandman (Quicksand), Kingsford Siayor (Trapped), and Mads Sjøgård Pettersen (Nobel).
The Norwegian-language series also features Ghita Nørby (The Eagle), Dennis Storhøi (The River), Anette Hoff (Maniac), Ulrikke Døvigen (22 July), Bjørn Skagestad (Eyewitness), Ragnhild Myntevik (The Heavy Water War/The Saboteurs), Nader Khademi (Mammon), Henrik Horge (Dag), Ole Christoffer Ertvaag (Borderliner), Line Verndal (Varg Veum), Herbert Nordrum (Young & Promising), and Sajid Malik (Occupied).
Production started this month in Røros, Norway, with Per-Olav Sørensen directing along with co-director Anna Gutto (A Light Above). The six-episode series is written by Miriam Larsen (Helg), Mattis Herman Nyquist (Nobel), Julie Skaufel (The Almost Man), newcomer Fredrik Høyer, and Per-Olav Sørensen. The series is produced by Trond Kvernstrøm, Christian Steen, and Anders Tangen at The Oslo Company.
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