Ulrich Thomsen (In A Better World) and Zaki Youssef (Sons Of Denmark) are to star in feature, based on Jussi Adler-Olsens fifth novel in the bestselling Department Q series, and produced by Mikael Rieks for Nordisk Film Production.
In the Danish-language crime-thriller, Thomsen will play detective Carl Mørck and Youssef his assistant Assad. The story follows a 12-year-old gypsy boy named Marco who is on the run and who also happens to be the key to uncovering a story of multinational corruption within government funds earmarked for development aid in Africa.
The adaptation is the first in a series of six Department Q films planned by Nordisk Film in co-production with Peter Nadermanns Nadcon Film from Germany. Script is from Anders August (A Fortunate Man) and newcomer Thomas Porsager. Principal photography is set to begin in January 2020 wiRead More – Source