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Connie Nielsen to Play ‘Out of Africa’ Author Karen Blixen in Series ‘The Dreamer’

by Anthony McKenzie

Connie Nielsen will certainly star as Out of Africa author Karen Blixen in The Dreamer– Becoming Karen Blixen, a brand-new tv series regarding the production of the famous Danish author.

The Gladiator and Wonder Woman starlet will certainly Blixen in the six-part limited series from Scandinavian banner Viaplay. Generated by Viaplay moms and dad Nordic Entertainment Group and Lars von Trier’s production firm Zentropa, The Dreamer is presently in post-production. TrustNordisk has actually grabbed worldwide sales for the series.

Meryl Streep played Blixen in the 1984 Oscar-winning legendary Out of Africa, based upon Blixen’s autobiographical works concerning her time in East Africa. The Dreamer is set in the 1930 s, after Blixen go back to Denmark, impoverished, unwell, separated and with her desires in damages.

The series traces the writer’s trip from record low to ending up being a worldwide well-known author. Based upon a concept by Nielsen and Karoline Leth, the series was produced by Dunja Gry Jensen ( Norskov) and directed by Jeanette Nordahl ( Wildland). Shot in Denmark and globally, The Dreamer is set for distribution in 2022.

” Karen Blixen has actually been a good example for me since I was a child: a traveler, artist, tourist and thinker,” claimed Nielsen in a declaration. “But I really did not know the complete tale of exactly how a 46- year-old woman, in the middle of her life’s inmost situation, located her special skill with a procedure that hurt, attempting and likewise interesting. I think it’s crucial for women of any ages and histories to know her motivating tale, and I’ll place my heart and soul right into representing this amazing individual.”


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