To Cook a Bear, an adaptation of Swedish author’s Mikael Niemi book, is coming on Disney+. It is the first Nordic original series for the streaming service. The six-part series is set in the middle of the nineteenth century in the village of Kengis in northern Sweden. It centers on a fugitive Sami boy who forms a close friendship while looking into an unexpected murder mystery.
The company aims to continue collaborating with exceptional creators and top producers as part of the company’s mission to source, develop, and produce original projects in Europe. This new series is one of over 60 local productions that are under development in Europe by 2024.
“We are incredibly proud to announce the very first Disney+ Nordic Original production. To Cook A Bear has everything we want to offer our adult audience; a deep, rich story set in a truly grand Nordic Noir scenery. I am confident it will find its way to the hearts of audiences in and well beyond the Nordics, and we can’t wait to bring it to them” Vibeke Lia, Director of Programming and Production for Disney’s Nordics and Baltics, said in a statement.
About To Cook A Bear TV Show
Disney has announced the first Nordic original series for Disney+ called “To Cook A Bear”, which is based on Swedish author’s Mikael Niemi book.
This new six-episode series, takes place in the mid-nineteenth century in the village of Kengis, northern Sweden, centring on a runaway Sami boy who develops a deep relationship while investigating an unexpected murder mystery.
While a Pastor has a spiritual awakening that profoundly impacts the Sami and Tornedalians, the body of a shepherd’s girl is found in a bog. Soon the villagers set out in search of the killer bear they think is on the rampage. Swedish screenwriter Jesper Harrie is penning the adaptation, and Anagram Sweden is producing.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.
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