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Petter S. Rosenlund

    Petter S. Rosenlund (b. 1967) is a Norwegian screenwriter, playwright, children’s books author, and journalist. Rosenlund has worked as a screenwriter for film and television for the past fifteen years creating unforgettable stories. His most recent success is the critically acclaimed and awarded The Heavy Water War (2015), which with its 1,7 million viewers earned one of the absolute highest ratings in Norway for a TV series drama.

    Rosenlund is the head-writer for the international spy thriller series Hamilton which is based on the Swedish author Jan Guillou’s books. The Swedish broadcaster TV4 and its streaming service CMore have commissioned the first two seasons of the show and it’s their biggest international project so far.

    Apart from his award-winning and suspenseful TV drama work, Rosenlund is also an internationally acclaimed playwright whose plays have been produced in over twenty venues around the world.

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    World premiere of ‘Agent Hamilton’ at MIPCOM

    The spy thriller series Agent Hamilton, based on Jan Guillou’s bestselling Hamilton novels, will see its world premiere held in October at the largest TV market in the world: MIPCOM.

    Petter Rosenlund is the show’s head writer and Erik Leijonborg its lead and conceptual director, supported by Lisa Farzaneh and Per Hanefjord.

    In the series, Swedish agent Carl Hamilton is caught up in the investigation of a terrorist attack committed by extremists. At the same time, key locations in Sweden are hit by a series of cyber-attacks requiring highly sophisticated skills. Despite having officially left the Swedish intelligence service, Hamilton is now back to defend his country and soon finds himself in the middle of a life-threatening mission against an invisible enemy with traces leading back to Russian, Swedish and US intelligence forces.

    Agent Hamilton is produced by Dramacorp/Pampas Studios for C More/TV4.

    Photo: HEIN Photography/C More

    ‘Hamilton’ TV series starts filming in 2018

    Petter S. Rosenlund (The Heavy Water War) is head-writer for the international spy thriller series Hamilton which is based on Swedish author Jan Guillou’s books.

    It has now been announced that Norwegian Jakob Oftebro will star as Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton, who trained with the U.S. Navy Seals to become part of an illegal black ops cell within the Swedish military.

    Swedish broadcaster TV4 and its streaming service CMore have commissioned the first two seasons of the show and it’s their biggest international project so far.

    Hamilton will start filming in the second quarter of 2018 in Sweden and other European locations. The series will premiere exclusively on CMore next year, with a later linear airing on TV4 and ZDF in Germany.

    Petter S. Rosenlund Head Writer for ‘Hamilton’ reboot

    The Swedish video-on-demand service CMore has comissioned two seasons of a new spy thriller series based on Jan Guillou’s best-selling books featuring Swedish spy Carl Hamilton. The TV-series, which will be produced by Swedish IP-rights company IRLC and Dramacorp (known for TV series such as Blue Eyes and Midnight Sun) has been scheduled to start its production at the end of 2017.

    Petter S. Rosenlund, who previously created the critically acclaimed The Heavy Water War (2015), which with its 1,7 million viewers earned one of the absolute highest ratings in Norway for a TV series drama, has been confirmed as Head Writer for the series. Dramacorp said he plans to write contemporary “high-concept, character-driven drama with international traction”.

    The Hamilton books have been adapted into a number of feature films and miniseries, with Hollywood actor Stellan Skarsgård playing the central character role in the first movie back in 1989.

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    New Screenwriter – Petter S. Rosenlund

    Petter S. Rosenlund (b. 1967) is a Norwegian screenwriter, playwright, children’s books author, and journalist. Rosenlund has worked as a screenwriter for film and television for the past fifteen years, creating unforgettable stories such as his most recent success, the critically acclaimed The Heavy Water War (2015), which with its 1,7 million viewers earned one of the absolute highest ratings in Norway for a TV series drama. Apart from his award-winning and suspenseful TV drama work, Petter S. Rosenlund is also an internationally acclaimed playwright whose plays have been produced in over twenty venues around the world.