Aksel Hennie wins ‘Nobel’ prize at Golden Nymphs

June 22 2017

Norwegian actor Aksel Hennie just picked up a prestigious Golden Nymph Award for ‘Nobel’ – the hit drama series produced by MTG’s nice entertainment group.

Hennie topped the Golden Nymph Awards’ Outstanding Actor category at the 57th Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo on June 20, ahead of Jude Law (HBO’s ‘The Young Pope’), Rufus Sewell (ITV’s ‘Victoria’) and Gustaf Hammarsten (‘Midnight Sun’).

Some familiar names there – particularly the last one. Yes, ‘Midnight Sun’ is a nice entertainment group production too!

Hennie NobelIn ‘Nobel’, Hennie portrays a Norwegian special forces soldier who returns from Afghanistan to find himself pitched into an even more personal battlefield in Oslo. The series has been sold worldwide after premiering on Norwegian public broadcaster NRK last year, including to Netflix in some territories.

Elsewhere at the Golden Nymph Awards, Tuva Novotny (‘Nobel’) and Leïla Bekhti (‘Midnight Sun’) were both nominated for the Outstanding Actress prize. ‘Nobel’ and ‘Midnight Sun’ were nominated for Best TV Series Drama too. ‘Nobel’ previously won the Prix Europa for best European TV mini-series of 2016.

Part of MTG, nice entertainment group is one of the world’s leading creators, producers and distributors of TV shows, commercials, events and branded content. Today, nice comprises 17 companies in 30 countries, and has sold productions in over 240 territories worldwide.

Get to know nice here – and check out why ‘Nobel’ is going global (trailer from NRK):

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