Theatre, Film and TV

Valkyrien adaptation 'Temple' goes into production

Aug 22, 2018

Temple, Mark O'Rowe's adaptation of the critically acclaimed Norwegian thriller series Valkyrien (created, written and directed by Erik Richter-Strand), is set to go into production September 2018. The high-concept 8-part drama is produced by Hera Pictures for Sky One and follows the workings of an illegal and underground medical clinic. 

Luke Snellin will be the lead director and Shariff Korver is directing the second block. The series stars Mark Strong (Kingsman), Carice van Houten (Game of Thrones) and Daniel Mays (Line of Duty)

Mark is a writer and director across theatre, film and TV.  His writing credits include Intermission, Boy A, Perrier's Bounty and Broken which won Best Film at the British Independent Film Awards. Most recently, Mark wrote and directed feature film The Delinquent Season

Luke is an award-winning director for TV and film. Previous TV credits include My Mad Fat Diary, The A Word and most recently Nick Payne's Wanderlust for the BBC and Netflix, staring Toni Collette and Zawe Ashton.

Shariff's debut feature Infiltrant won the award for Best Film and Best Director Award at the First Time Fest in New York. He directed on Penoza, a popular dutch TV series, before creating, co-writing and directing his own crime series Fenix, which was selected for Series Mania in 2018. 

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