SF Studios is teaming up with “Straightforward Cash” screenwriter Maria Karlsson on “The Stockholm Massacre,” an epic movie
impressed by the true story of Kristina Gyllenstierna, a fearless lady who fought to guard Stockholm when the Danes invaded the town in 1520.
“The Stockholm Massacre” refers to a lesser-known, darkish chapter in Scandinavian historical past when the three-day coronation ceremony for the Danish king Christian II turned considered one of Sweden’s most violent energy struggles. Throughout this turmoil, the Danish king ordered the execution of many figures of the Swedish the Aristocracy.
At present at script stage, “The Stockholm Massacre” will mark yet one more big-budget, internationally-driven epic movie on SF Studios’s manufacturing and distribution slate. The Scandinavian powerhouse just lately wrapped the productions of “Margrete – Queen of the North” and “The Emigrants,” two extremely anticipated historic dramas which will probably be teased at Goteborg’s digital Nordic Movie Market. Each movies will probably be launched within the fall or winter of 2021.
SF Studios expects to start out taking pictures “The Stockholm Massacre” in 2023 and can distribute the movie throughout the Nordics.
“It’s time to present the viewers a giant film – motion, betrayal, love, energy wrestle! All with a pregnant mom with young children within the heart,” mentioned Yaba Holst, the top of Nordic acquisition at SF Studios. “‘The Stockholm Massacre’ is strictly what we’re on the lookout for and Maria’s glorious screenwriting won’t disappoint anybody,” added Holst.
Annika Sucksdorff, the top of movie manufacturing in Sweden at SF Studios, described “The Stockholm Massacre” as a “gigantic undertaking that may take years of arduous work.”
Apart from the “Straightforward Cash” movie trilogy, Karlsson additionally beforehand penned the TV collection “The Lawyer” and “Blinded.” The script of “The Stockholm Massacre” has benefited from the Swedish Movie Institute’s scheme to assist feminine screenwriters’ work on large funds movies.
Talking concerning the undertaking, Karlsson mentioned she was shocked that “nobody has made a movie earlier than about this spectacular, distinctive and fully horrifying occasion – considered one of maybe an important occasions in Nordic historical past.”
“It’s ‘the actual crimson wedding ceremony’ – with Kristina Gyllenstierna, a 28-year-old pregnant mom of 5, within the lead function,” added the screenwriter.