Top Swedish Actresses Join Forces on Thriller Series ‘Honour’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 11/20/2018 | Elsa Keslassy
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Sweden’s leading actresses – Sofia Helin (“The Bridge”), Alexandra Rapaport (“The Hunt”), Julia Dufvenius (“Molanders”) and Anja Lundqvist (“Modus”) – have joined forces to create and executive produce “Honour,” a contemporary thriller series following four daring lawyers fighting violence against women.

Sweden’s top local SVOD service, Viaplay, has ordered the eight-part series, which Eccho Rights is representing in international markets. Stockholm-based company Bigster is producing the show, which is currently being shot and will be delivered next August.

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Rapaport, Dufvenius and Lundqvist headline the series, along with Swedish TV host-actress Eva Röse, as four partners in a law firm called Heder (Swedish for “honor”) who have become famous for helping victims of sex crimes and speaking out against patriarchy.

“At a time when prostitution is moving off the streets and on to smartphones, hidden in the pocket of any man with access to the right app, ‘Honour’ is needed more than ever,” Eccho Rights wrote in...
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