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Rig 45 Renewed for Season Two on Viaplay


Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is going for a second season of its original thriller series Rig 45, directed by Finnish filmmaker Aku Louhimies.

The production will once again star an international cast and will premiere across the Nordic region exclusively on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service. Filming is already underway in Dublin with the show expected to premiere in 2020.

Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, NENT Group’s head of content, said: “The first season of this utterly compelling series broke records on Viaplay with one of our biggest opening weekends ever. Now we’re bringing together a charismatic ensemble cast, stunning locations and an award-winning director renowned for his beautiful visual style to deliver even more thrills and chills from Rig 45. NENT Group’s original productions continue to offer unique experiences to audiences in the Nordic region and beyond.”

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