Iceland’s Baldvin Z Turns to First Female President in the World with ‘Vigdís’ (Exclusive)

Iceland’s Baldvin Z Turns to First Female President in the World with ‘Vigdís’ (Exclusive)
Acclaimed Icelandic director Baldvin Z will bring to television the first ever fiction series about Iceland’s former president Vigdís Finnbogadóttir. “The Valhalla Murders” star Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir has cornered the coveted title role.

The mini-series, commissioned by Icelandic pubcaster RÚV, will be pitched for the first at Göteborg’s TV Drama Vision confab which runs Feb. 3-4).

The project, currently in development, is being produced by Ágústa Olafsdóttir and Rakel Gardarsdóttir of Vesturport (who came up with the idea) with Glassriver’s CEO Hordur Rúnarsson as well as Arnbjorg Haflidadóttir. The screenplay is written by “The Minister” scribe Bjorg Magnusdóttir,
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