EXCLUSIVE: Quite a lot of Estonia’s prime artistic skills are partnering with streamer Nordic Leisure Group (NENT Group) to create the first-ever Estonian Viaplay Authentic.
Helmed by director René Vilbre and written by Birk Rohelend, the crime drama Who Shot Otto Mueller? will star Jaan Rekkor, Tambet Tuisk and Märt Avandi, and can premiere solely on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service in Estonia and throughout the Baltic area.
Vilbre’s latest credit embrace the hit Class Reunion trilogy, that are among the many highest-grossing movies in Estonian cinema historical past. His subsequent movie, Estonian Funeral, will likely be launched late summer season. Novelist Rohelend is creator of certainly one of Estonia’s greatest TV sequence, The Pillowclub, at present in its 14th season, together with hit native dramas The Entice, Depraved Ladies and Restart.
The sequence will observe a well-known businessman and former Soviet wrestling star who’s discovered murdered in his manor on his sixty fifth birthday. Detectives interrogate eight relations in flip, and darkish truths a couple of profitable and highly effective man who as soon as killed a wolf along with his naked palms regularly come to mild. Everybody has a narrative about Otto Mueller – and everybody has a motive.
The sequence is produced by Tallinn-based Cuba Movies. Filming will start in September close to Tallinn.
Filippa Wallestam, NENT Group Chief Content material Officer, stated: “This groundbreaking present says every part about Viaplay’s storytelling ambitions for Estonia. By bringing collectively the most effective native skills to inform essentially the most related native tales, we wish to assist take Estonian streamed content material to the subsequent stage. Who Shot Otto Mueller? offers a wise, advanced and really Estonian twist to a traditional crime format confirmed to thrill audiences in every single place.”