Murder and Mystery Abound in The Absent One

Source Name:


Source Url:

Post Thumb:


Murder and Mystery Abound in The Absent OneOn tap right now is the first word on some new horror shivers that will be coming our way soon enough, and if murder, intrigue, and mystery are what’s on your menu of the day, you’re gonna want to dig into the first details of The Absent One.

According to Variety, Danish thesp Pilou Asbaek (A Hijacking) and Swedish actor David Dencik (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) have joined the cast of Mikkel Norgaard’s dark-edged crimer The Absent One, the sequel to cold-case thriller The Keeper of Lost Causes.

Another gritty cold thriller, Absent follows Copenhagen detective Carl Morck and his partner, Assad, as they investigate the brutal murder of two young twins that dates back to 1994. The case was closed after a local outsider plead guilty, but various clues pointed toward a group of boarding school students. As Morck and Assad advance in their investigation, they come across a discarded emergency call from a desperate girl who is being kept silent by a group of influential men.

Absent is the second installment based on Jussi Adler-Olsen’s best-selling Scandinavian crime series Department Q, which is comprised of four books.

Asbaek and Dencik will star opposite Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Angels & Demons) and Fares Fares (Zero Dark Thirty). Nikolaj Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg, the writing duo behind Oscar-nominated A Royal Affair and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, penned the script.

Shooting begins on September 23rd for an expected release in fall 2014.

Got news? Click here to submit it!
Be present in the comments section below!

Image Type 1:

Get this site 100% Ad Free Support Us on Patreon!

Steve Barton

You're such an inspiration for the ways that I will never, ever choose to be.

Get Your Box of Dread Now
*US Residents Only .