U.K. Deal for Icelandic Crime Drama Case


MUNICH: Red Arrow International has licensed the Icelandic crime drama Case to Channel 4’s Walter Presents in the U.K.

Walter Presents is the new VOD service from the U.K.’s Channel 4 and Global Series Network, and is part of its All 4 OTT platform. Case was originally produced by Sagafilm for Channel 2 Iceland. It marks the latest drama from acclaimed Icelandic director Baldvin Z (Trapped, Life in a Fishbowl).

The deal also sees Scandi comedy drama Hellfjord, written and produced by Tommy Wirkola (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Dead Snow), picked up by Walter Presents.

Additionally, Case has been sold to HBO Europe, in a deal which covers territories such as Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

Henrik Pabst, the managing director of Red Arrow International, said: “We are delighted that Case has been picked up for the U.K. and CEE by Walter Presents and HBO Europe. These are platforms that perfectly align with the kind of intelligent, challenging and thrilling drama coming out of Iceland.”