Trailer for new Icelandic TV series premiered

Anna Margrét Björnsson

A trailer from a new TV series called Ófærð (Trapped) directed by Baltasar Kormákur was premiered on Mbl.is last night. The series is the most ambitious and expensive Icelandic TV series to date and will be shown in all of Scandinavia, Britain, Germany and the US. 

Trapped is the first Icelandic series to be shown on the BBC. According to BBC directors they were intrigued by the script, the Icelandic landscape and the fact that Baltasar Kormákur had directed it. 

The series revolves around strange occurrences in a small Icelandic town in winter. Locals find a dead body on the beach during a raging storm. The series stars some of Iceland's finest actors including  Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Ingvar Sigurðsson.  

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