Danish Original Lars Von Trier’s Kingdom To Return For A 3rd And Final Season

Original Lars von Trier's Kingdom to return
Original Lars von Trier’s Kingdom to return

Lars von Trier’s Kingdom to return for a third and final season:

The third season of Lars von Trier’s cult classic Danish series, The Kingdom, is set to enter production soon. The filmmaker will be reuniting with the show’s original cast members, including Bodil Jorgensen, Ghita Norby, Peter Mygind, and Søren Pilmark.

Nicolas Bro, known for his performance in Riders of Justice, and Bodil Jorgensen are new additions to the cast. More well-known names are expected to join the cast in the months to come. 

Titled The Kingdom Exodus, Lars von Trier wrote the script in collaboration with Niels Vørsel. The thrid season is expected to consist of five episodes with a runtime of one hour each.

Local stars, including Ghita Norby, Peter Mygind, and Soren Pilmark will reprise their roles for the third and final season of the hospital horror series, joined by new additions including Nicolas Bro and Bodil Jorgensen. The first two seasons of the hospital horror series aired in 1994 and 1997. Call it another round with Lars von Trier.

Several members of the original cast of The Kingdom, Lars von Trier’s groundbreaking 1990s hospital horror series, are set to return for the show’s third and final season.

Danish stars including, Ghita Norby, Peter Mygind, and Soren Pilmark will reprise their original roles for season 3 of The Kingdom, set to shoot this summer. Von Trier’s surreal hospital drama —about an ultramodern medical facility that is haunted by ghosts—aired its first two, 4-episode seasons in 1994 and 1997.

The 5-episode season 3, titled The Kingdom Exodus, is planned as a conclusion to the series. It is set to premiere in 2022. New editions to The Kingdom cast include Nicolas Bro (The Killing) and Bodil Jorgensen (The Green Butchers).

Von Trier’s Zentropa shingle is producing The Kingdom together with Scandinavian pay-TV group NENT and Danish public broadcasters DR. Lead producer is Zentropa’s Louise Vesth. Trustnordisk is selling the series worldwide and is packaging the final season together with restored versions of seasons 1 and 2 for international broadcasters and streamers.

Norby (Memories of a Marriage, Silent Heart), will return to The Kingdom as anesthesiologist Rigmor Mortensen, who is now a patient in the hospital she once ruled with an iron hand.

Mygind (Borgen) and Pilmark (Kon-Tiki, Downsizing) will also reprise their original roles as, respectively, the spoiled and self-absorbed doctor Mogge and the cynical resident physician Krogsgaard, aka “The Hook.”

Jorgensen, whose film performances include roles in Lars von Trier’s The Idiots and Susanne Bier’s Oscar-winner In a Better World, will take on one of the leading roles in The Kingdom season 3 as the sleepwalker Karen. Bro (Riders of Justice) will play the new role of hospital porter Balder.

Lars von Trier and Niels Vorsel, co-writers on the original series, re-teamed to write The Kingdom‘s final season.

New editions to The Kingdom cast include Nicolas Bro (The Killing) and Bodil Jorgensen (The Green Butchers).

Von Trier’s Zentropa shingle is producing The Kingdom together with Scandinavian pay-TV group NENT and Danish public broadcasters DR. Lead producer is Zentropa’s Louise Vesth. Trustnordisk is selling the series worldwide and is packaging the final season together with restored versions of seasons 1 and 2 for international broadcasters and streamers.

Norby (Memories of a Marriage, Silent Heart), will return to The Kingdom as anesthesiologist Rigmor Mortensen, who is now a patient in the hospital she once ruled with an iron hand.

Mygind (Borgen) and Pilmark (Kon-Tiki, Downsizing) will also reprise their original roles as, respectively, the spoiled and self-absorbed doctor Mogge and the cynical resident physician Krogsgaard, aka “The Hook.”

Jorgensen, whose film performances include roles in Lars von Trier’s The Idiots and Susanne Bier’s Oscar-winner In a Better World, will take on one of the leading roles in The Kingdom season 3 as the sleepwalker Karen. Bro (Riders of Justice) will play the new role of hospital porter Balder.

Lars von Trier and Niels Vorsel, co-writers on the original series, re-teamed to write The Kingdom‘s final season.

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