November 16, 2015 Brain Academy

EXCLUSIVE: Viaplay and Peter Settman to deliver first original series – Swedish Dicks

Starring award-winning Hollywood-actor Peter Stormare and Sweden’s funniest comedian Johan Glans, Peter Settman serves as showrunner. Exclusive on Viaplay in 2016.

Viaplay, leading provider of digital entertainment in the Nordics, today announces the first Viaplay original series – Swedish Dicks. Co-produced together with international production company Brain Academy and founder Peter Settman, as well as Viking Brothers Entertainment and Glenn Lund.

– We are thrilled to introduce Viaplay’s very first original series – Swedish Dicks, and thereby expand our offering even further. This is an international production set in LA starring internationally renowned actor Peter Stormare, among other Nordic acclaimed actors. Our users can expect a completely unique and entertaining series, says Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, EVP MTG Programming and content Development Chief Content Officer, MTGX & Viaplay.

The new original series stars award-winning Swedish Hollywood-actor Peter Stormare, known worldwide for several great international movies and series (Big Lebowski, The Blacklist), who partners up with Sweden’s funniest comedian Johan Glans, two-time awarded Sweden’s funniest comedian (2003, 2013). Bringing Viaplay users potentially the most talked about Swedish duo, in 2016.

Awarded as a Swedish actor, producer and TV-host, as well as the founder of Brain Academy – Peter Settman serves as showrunner of the Viaplay original series. Acclaimed and acknowledged as the mastermind behind several Swedish productions (Partaj, Playa del Sol) and as the TV-host for the beloved show “Så ska det låta”.

– We are thrilled to deliver the first Viaplay original series, starring the largest names from Sweden’s actor- and humor-elite. Swedish Dicks is nothing you have ever seen before, the perfect mixture of laugh out loud moments and dialogues with a more serious undertone, said Peter Settman, Swedish Dicks showrunner.

Swedish Dicks is an international co-production and the first Viaplay original series. Starring Peter Stormare and Johan Glans as two swedes in Downtown LA, trying to survive as unlicensed private investigators. Swedish Dicks will be available throughout the Nordics, exclusively on Viaplay, later in 2016.

Media links talking about Swedish Dicks:

Screen Daily

NFTVF

Dagens Media

Resumé

IMDB News

SVD

Aftonbladet

Broadcast UK

730 Norway

Smashdig

Digital TV

Recordere Denmark

Cision News Finland

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