Trapped 2 won't feature as much snow as the first series.

Preparation for Trapped 2 has started

5 May 2017 Preparation for Icelandic TV series Trapped 2 has started. The first season was very popular in Iceland and got rave reviews in the UK and Denmark.

Director Baltasar Kormákur

Studiocanal co-producing Katla, the epic, volcanic, TV drama

3 Apr 2017 Icelandic movie director Baltasar Kormákur is negotiation with European production company Studiocanal on co-producing his new series, Katla. The series is set in near future Reykjavik where Katla volcano has been erupting for two years.

Iceland’s hit TV drama Trapped returns for a second series

14 Sep 2016 Producers RVK Studi­os and Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV have reached an agreement on starting work on a new series of the mystery television drama.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson í hlutverki sínu í sjónvarpsþáttunum Ófærð.

Iceland’s Trapped makes Best of 2016 TV list

1 Jul 2016 “Trapped certainly shares DNA with its Scandi cousins, but this is not merely a copy,” reads a Guardian review.

Iceland’s Trapped nominated for Golden Nymphs

13 Apr 2016 Trapped has been nominated in the category of Best TV Drama Series, and series star Ólafur Darri Ólafsson is in the running for an Outstanding Actor award.

The fame of Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson is constantly on the rise.

Spielberg so adamant to star Ólafur Darri in BFG he didn't even need to audition

9 Apr 2016 US director Steven Spielberg who directs the film version of Roald Dahl's immensely popular children's book the BFG (The Big Friendly Giant) was so adamant to have Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson star in the film that he didn't even need to audition.

Big, hairy and speaks Icelandic: Iceland's unlikely sex symbol

5 Mar 2016 Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, star of television drama series Trapped is on the front page of the Saturday Review of The Times today.

"He looks like one of the looming mountains in the fjord," says director Baltasar Kormákur in The Guardian interview.

Iceland's new sex symbol emerges

25 Feb 2016 "Ólafur Darri Ólafsson is 6ft 5in, has a beard like a pine forest and the gait of a grizzly bear," writes The Guardian, and they're talking about the Icelandic star of Trapped, dubbed as Iceland's most unlikely sex symbol.

Photo: RVK studios / Lilja Jóns / RÚV

“Don’t spoil Trapped for the rest of the world!”

22 Feb 2016 Popular Icelandic TV drama series ‘Trapped’ came to its thrilling conclusion yesterday evening – and locals were asked not to let on to the rest of the world the secret behind the deaths of Guðmundur and Hrafn.

Iceland's most expensive TV series, Trapped.

"Trapped" aired last night in the UK and receives rave reviews

14 Feb 2016 "Seriously, toe-tinglingly good," writes The Guardian.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson plays a starring role in the series.

Trapped watched by five million in France

9 Feb 2016 Icelandic TV drama series Trapped (Ófærð) was premiered on French channel France 2 last night with over 5 million people watching the first four episodes which were all aired on the same night.

An image from Trapped in the BBC four trailer

"Trapped" at prime time on BBC Four

26 Jan 2016 The BBC is currently promoting the trailer to Icelandic drama series Ófærð or Trapped in English. The series, which has receivd great reviews in Iceland will be shown on Saturday evenings at 9 pm.

Ingvar E. Sigurðsson, Ólafur Darri and Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir star in Icelandic drama series Ófærð.

Iceland's most ambitious TV series premieres on Sunday

26 Dec 2015 Icelandic series Ófærð (Trapped) premieres on RÚV on Sunday 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 in the next few weeks.


Trailer for new Icelandic TV series premiered

2 Oct 2015 A trailer from a new TV series called Ófærð (Trapped) directed by Baltasar Kormákur was premiered on 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.

Actress Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Baltasar Kormákur, Minister of Education, Science and Culture and actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson.

Rights to TRAPPED acquired by The Weinstein Company

11 Sep 2015 The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to Icelandic-language crime series TRAPPED from RVK Studios and Dynamic Television. The deal marks the first time an Icelandic television show will have been acquired for U.S. broadcast.


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