Scandinavia’s Viaplay Moves Into Short-Form Horror With ‘Cryptid’ From ‘Midnight Sun’ Producers

Scandinavia SVOD service Viaplay is moving into the short-form horror genre with a YA series from French/Swedish crime drama Midnight Sun.
The platform, which is operated by Nordic Entertainment Group, has greenlit Cryptid, a ten-part series of 22-minu…

Scandinavia SVOD service Viaplay is moving into the short-form horror genre with a YA series from French/Swedish crime drama Midnight Sun. The platform, which is operated by Nordic Entertainment Group, has greenlit Cryptid, a ten-part series of 22-minute episodes that centres on the idyllic lakeside town of Mörkstad, whose peaceful existence is suddenly shattered by a series of terrifying and unexplainable events. The series is one of the most interesting concepts to…