Deadline reported that Noomi Rapace would play the lead role in Black Crab. The film is based on Swedish writer Jerker Virdborg’s thriller novel of the same name.
The film will also mark the directorial debut of Adam Berg, who previously worked on music videos and commercials.
Berg will start the shooting from 2021 in the locations of Sweden.
Starring Noomi Rapace, the film is set in a post-apocalyptic world. The story is based on six soldiers who are sent on a dangerous mission across the frozen sea. They have to transport a package that could eventually end the war.
Upon joining the Netflix movie, Noomi Rapace said:
“I’m very excited to come back to Sweden and do Black Crab. My first Swedish film in years. Can’t wait to get suited up and go on this journey – explore human shadows and slide through broken dreams and a world on edge. Survival to what price?”
Vice President of International Original Film at Netflix, David Kosse also expressed excitement about the film. He said that this movie gathers several great attributes like a compelling story, a strong creative team, and an incredibly talented lead actress.
“We are looking forward to a great collaboration with Adam and the team at Indio and are confident that our members in Sweden and the rest of the world will enjoy this movie,” Kosse said.
Netflix packs a lot when it comes to a variety of content. And right now, many shows and movies are wooing the audience on the platform.
The current movie line-up of titles includes Operation Christmas Drop, Alien Xmas, Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square. The musical Jingle Jangle will arrive on November 13. Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas, the second season of Sugar Rush Christmas, and Dash & Lily are some other releases.
TV series includes Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath and a new season of American Horror Story. And there’s also two seasons of America’s Next Top Model and Survivor. And then there’s also the fourth season of The Crown coming this month.
Last month was filled with a bit of controversy when Emily In Paris was released on the platform. The show gained a lot of harsh reviews from critics. However, it was also a hit among many viewers.
Back to Black Crab, the movie will add to an already great list of films under Netflix. The platform did give out critically acclaimed titles well in 2020. So it will be interesting to see this flick coming out next year.
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