Nordic giant Nordisk buys 50% stake in Zentropa
At 9.45am today [Feb 7], in a deal likely to have far-reaching implications for Scandinavian cinema, Nordisk Film bought a 50% share in Danish outfit Zentropa. The alliance is expected to provide extra resources for Zentropa, which was founded in 1992 by Peter Aalbaek Jensen (pictured above) and Lars Von Trier, as the company embarks on an ambitious production drive.The deal comes weeks after the announcement that Zentropa's sales arm Trust Film Sales had established an informal ...
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