Noomi Rapace will lead the show in Gender Change Hamlet from filmmaker Ali Abbasi.
The film reunites Abbasi with The Wife and Melancholia Meta Film costume after announcing the 2018 Cannes 2018 nomination Boundaries.
Iceland Zone (The Northman) writing the project, by Stine Meldgaard Madsen (Borgen) makes for Meta Film. The film will be produced in collaboration with Boom Films, with feature films scheduled for autumn 2021.
Swedish-Danish-Iranian filmmaker Abbasi said: “Shakespeare stole the Hamlet a story from us. Now is our chance to appeal back and make a look so cowardly and bloody that it will make him turn in his grave. Let’s do it Hamlet great again! ”
Prometheus and The girl with the Dragon tattoo The Rapace star said: “Hamlet a dream project in its purest and most explosive way. I have been hoping, dreaming, praying for this while I was an actor. I base this so much on the material and the creative alliances that surround it. Ali, Sjón and Meta are to me creative people at the highest level. They are really brave and innovative in their various fields and always at the top of their game. It is a dream to take a Danish story with a Scandinavian touch and bring it into the world with this group of people. ”
Abbasi trained at the Danish Film School and made his 2018 debut with Shelley, selected for the Panorama competition at the Berlin Film Festival. His second film, Boundaries, won in the Un Certain Regard category of the Cannes Film Festival in the same year.
Rapace is represented by Stella Härnström, CAA, Reporter and lawyer Howard Fishman of Hirsch, Wallerstein, Hayum, Matlof and Fishman.