Premiere date for The Bridge final season revealed

It's a big day for Nordic Noir fans, as the premiere date for the fourth and final series of The Bridge (Bron) has finally been revealed.

Premiere date for The Bridge final season revealed
The premier for the final chapter in Saga Norén's story is drawin nearer. Photo: Carolina Romare/Filmlance International AB & Johan Nilsson/TT

Shooting for series four started last November, which unlike the previous seasons, will mostly be based in Denmark rather than between Copenhagen and Malmö, Sweden.

And we now know the date when Swedish viewers will first get to lay eyes on the final chapter in Saga Norén's story: January 1st, 2018. 

“I can confirm that The Bridge season four will premiere on New Year's Day. The reason we'll air it at that moment is because we obviously want to give all the fans and viewers a nice present while they're sitting on their sofa on New Year's Day. It will be a brilliant final series, really something to look forward to,”  Anna Croneman, the head of drama at Swedish broadcaster SVT which co-produces the series, told tabloid Expressen.

Along with Sofia Helin's Norén, Thure Lindhardt will return as the Swede's colleague from series three, Henrik Sabroe.

The final series will be eight episodes long. Creator Hans Rosenfeldt, and Camilla Ahlgren are the chief scriptwriters. Swede Henrik Georgsson will direct the first four episodes, while Dane Rumle Hammerich will direct the final four.

The international premiere will follow at a later date which is currently not known. SVT told The Local that international viewers should keep an eye out for updates from the BBC, who own the rights to the show outside of Sweden.

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