BBC to Broadcast Icelandic Crime Series

“A truly gripping storyline, stunning Icelandic setting and renowned feature film director Baltasar Kormákur was a combination impossible to resist.”

BBC has purchased the broadcast rights to Icelandic crime series Ófærð (Trapped), which was produced by Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur’s production company RVK Studios, according to Television Business International

The ten-part series was mostly shot in Siglufjörður, North Iceland. The story begins with the finding of a mutilated body. A blizzard sets in, trapping the town’s inhabitants, Iceland Review reports.