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Sweden’s Dramacorp, the Patrick Nebout-Beta Film joint venture, has come on board “Cyptid,” a Swedish horror thriller series created by up-and-coming Swedish director Daniel Di Grado and French-Belgian comicbook writer Sylvain Runberg.
The 10-part half-hour series will be helmed by Di Grado, who previously directed “Alena,” the series based on Kim W. Andersson’s award winning comic which played at Sitges, and most recently directed an episode of the fantasy series “Jordskott.” Runberg, who co-created “Cyptid,” is best known for adapting the three opus of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium” into popular graphic novels and just co-wrote “Millennium: The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest.”
Cyptid - Place - School - Northern - Scandinavian
“Cyptid” takes place in a high school located a Northern Scandinavian village in the aftermath of the horrific murder of a student. The crime reveals the presence of strange creatures lurking in the nearby lake.
Nebout, who is producing “Cyptid” at Dramacorp, said the series will be skewed towards young audiences in the vein of “Skam,” a Norwegian teen drama web series about the everyday life of teenagers at a high school, and “It Follows,” David Robert Mitchell’s supernatural psychological horror film about a teenage girl who is being pursued by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
Nebout - Series
Nebout added that the series is inspired by the nightmarish...
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