The series is being produced by René Ezra and Tomas Radoor at Nordisk Film, the company behind “A War,””A Hijacking” and “Key House Mirror.” It will premiere on Mtg’s streaming service Viaplay across the Nordics in 2018.
Set in current-day Copenhagen, “Embassy Down” follows terrorists who storm the opening party of the new U.S. embassy and take the guests hostage, causing turmoil across the Danish capital with repercussions around the world.
The series will explore the psychological dynamic between the terrorists and hostages inside the besieged embassy, as well as the political manoeuvrings outside the embassy.
“This major new series deals unflinchingly with some of the most sensitive issues of our time. It offers non-stop action and drama, with each episode raising big questions about human relationships