Viaplay’s Sales Arm Scores First Batch of Deals on ‘Stockholm Bloodbath,’ Mikael Håfström’s Epic Period Film With Sophie Cookson, Claes Bang, Emily Beecham (EXCLUSIVE) |

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Viaplay Content Distribution has closed nan first raft of deals for its eager action play movie “Stockholm Bloodbath” directed by Mikael Håfström.

Ahead of Viaplay’s charismatic streaming premiere successful 2024, “Stockholm Bloodbath” will beryllium distributed successful Scandinavia by Scanbox Entertainment. It will rotation retired successful Denmark connected Jan. 18th and successful Sweden and Norway connected Jan. 19. Splendid Film, meanwhile, has acquired each authorities for Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland.

“Stockholm Bloodbath” is portion of Viaplay Content Distribution’s roster which will beryllium unveiled astatine nan Cannes Film Festival to world buyers. The institution will coming caller and exclusive worldly from nan film.

Set successful nan twelvemonth 1520, nan movie dramatizes nan acheronian and analyzable concatenation of events that led to an infamous massacre of astir 100 nobles and civilians successful nan Swedish capital.

A top-class world formed featuring Sophie Cookson (‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’; ‘Red Joan’), Claes Bang (‘Dracula’; ‘The Square’), Emily Beecham (‘Cruella’; ‘Little Joe’), Alba August (‘Becoming Astrid’), Adam Pålsson (‘Young Wallander’), Ulrich Thomsen (‘The New Pope’), Jakob Oftebro (‘Kon-Tiki’), Wilf Scolding (‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’), Thomas Chaanhing (‘The Wheel of Time’), Mikkel Boe Følsgaard (‘A Royal Affair’) and Kate Ashfield (‘Sanditon’) will header ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’, which is presently successful post-production.

Mikael Håfström’s directorial credits see nan Hollywood sci-fi thriller ‘Slingshot’, starring Casey Affleck, Laurence Fishburne and Emily Beecham; nan highly praised Stephen King adjustment ‘1408’ pinch John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson and Mary McCormack; ‘Escape Plan’ starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger; ‘Outside nan Wire’; ‘Bloodline’; and nan aggregate award-winning ‘Quick’.

Merete Christensen, Head of Theatrical Distribution Scanbox Entertainment said, “We are beyond excited astir nan collaboration pinch Viaplay connected ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’ for theatrical distribution successful Scandinavia. Mikael Håfström and Viaplay person created a unsocial and entertaining spectacle of a film, and we are now together giving this a afloat theatrical run, truthful everyone tin acquisition it connected nan large screen. We cannot hold to get started connected nan launch.”

Dominik Dung, Product Manager Splendid Film, said, “We are very excited to coming ‘Stockholm Bloodbath’ to German-speaking audiences. Such a captivating operation of history and revenge thriller is judge to rustle nan minds of action fans. We are already looking guardant to nan mentation of nan release.”

The movie is produced by Helena Danielsson (‘The Childhood of a Leader’; ‘Quick’) for Viaplay Studios.