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Johan Kling films Trust Me


Johan Kling, whose breakthrough came with his critically acclaimed debut Darling [+see also:
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in 2007, will go into production on his second feature film, Trust Me, on August 17 for St Paul Film.

The film will reunite Kling with his two lead actors from Darling, Michelle Meadows and Mikael Segerström. They will be joined by a stellar cast of Swedish actors, including Gustav and Alexander Skarsgård, Susanne Thorson and Philomene Grandin.

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Based on Kling’s original script, Trust Me is a cynical comedy about misdeeds, intrigue and sex among a group of ambitious young women running an amateur theatre, and the men around them. Fredrik Heinig is producing for St Paul, in co-production with Norway’s 4½ Production.

Meanwhile, Kristian Petri’s psychological thriller Bad Faith, adapted for the screen by renowned Swedish playwright Magnus Dahlström, is now in the editing phase. The film features Danish actress Sonja Richter as a woman who becomes obsessed with a serial killer (Jonas Karlsson). Both Trust Me and Bad Faith will be delivered in 2010

St Paul Film, headed by Johannes Åhlund and Fredrik Heining (Producer on the Move 2008), has also optioned the rights to Per Wahlöö's best-selling novel Steel Spring.

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