Entertainment18 March 2021
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March 18, 2021 - In November 2020 it was revealed that Noomi Rapace will play the lead role in Swedish feature film Black Crab, directed by Adam Berg. Today Netflix is announcing the additional star-filled cast.
Joining Noomi Rapace are; Jakob Oftebro (The Letter for the King, Hamilton, Norsemen), Erik Enge (Tigers, The Bridge), Dar Salim (The Devil's Double, Game of Thrones, Darkland) and Ardalan Esmaili (The Charmer, Greyzone).
The cast also includes; Aliette Opheim (Thicker Than Water, Caliphate and upcoming Netflix series Katla) and David Dencik (Quicksand, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and upcoming Danish Netflix series The Chestnut Man).
Adam Berg, director: "I'm very happy and proud to have such a strong cast breathe life into this movie and our characters. These skilled actors, their eyes, voices, faces and bodies will carry us through the story. They will make us feel the brutality of war, the importance of hope in a hopeless world and the hard price you have to pay for survival. They will bring a beautiful humanity to the cold harsh world that is the Black Crab."
Black Crab is a Scandinavian action thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world torn apart by climate change and war. During an endless winter, six soldiers are sent on a dangerous mission across the frozen sea to transport a package that could finally end the war. Equipped with weapons and ice skates, unaware of what they're carrying, or who they can trust, the mission challenges their beliefs and forces them to ask: what are they willing to sacrifice for their own survival?
Black Crab will be produced by Indio and is directed by Adam Berg.
Screenwriters: Adam Berg and Pelle Rådström
Producers: Malin Idevall and Mattias Montero
The film is based on the novel Black Crab by Jerker Virdborg and will launch exclusively on Netflix in 2022.
Indio is an independent production company operating out of Stockholm, founded by Mattias Montero, with a global mindset and a sense of Scandinavian collectivism. Indio is also the owner of RIO, a legendary art house cinema and restaurant from the 40s. All in all, Indio believes in creative diversity and works as an incubator for all sorts of storytelling. www.indio.se
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