Cannes: ‘Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’ Helmer Boards ‘Daniel’
Niels Arden Oplev, the director of the original, Scandinavian, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and, more recently, Dead Man Down and Flatliners, is returning to Europe for his next project: the true story of the Isis kidnaping of Danish photographer Daniel Rye Ottosen.Ottosen, a freelance war photographer, was captured by Isis on May 18, 2013 and held prisoner for 13 months.
His cellmates included the acclaimed journalist James Foley, who was later publicly beheaded by the Islamic terrorist group.Esben Smed (Follow the Money) will play Daniel with an Nordic all-star cast, including Anders W.
Berthelsen, Sofie Torp,…
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