Wolff & Hjerdt to adapt Katarina Wennstam crime books for TV

The 8×45’ crime procedural Justitia is based on the best-selling eponymous book series by former SVT crime reporter Katarina Wennstam, now an establish author and well-known advocate for women’s rights.

The series features the investigations of lawyer Shirin Sundin and criminal detective Charlotte Lugn.

Maria Dahlin, Head of Art & Bob Film & Drama told nordicfilmandtvnews.com: “the TV show uses crime as an engine, but Wennstam’s strong feminist voice gives a new take to the Nordic noir.”

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’s head-writers Pauline Wolff and Jörgen Hjerdt are also head-writers of Justitia.  “We will start the financing process this fall,” said Dahlin who was recently appointed CEO of Art & Bob Film & Drama, as part of the group’s reorganisation.