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

Paramount Television and 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…

Paramount Television and 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…