Paramount TV & Anonymous Content Acquire ‘Black Viking’ Norwegian Novel For TV Series Produced By Morten Tyldum

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Anonymous Content have acquired the rights to 2013 novel The Black Viking by Icelandic author Bergsveinn Birgisson to adapt as a television series, with The Imitation Game and Passengers helmer Morten Tyldum attached to direct and executive produce. Brigisson, who lives in Norway, holds a Ph.D. in Nordic studies from the University of Bergen. The Black Viking, which currently is being sold at the Frankfurt Book Fair, is the result of his search…