EXCLUSIVE: Happy Happy star Agnes Kittelsen among cast of Norwegian family film.

German sales outfit Sola Media has boarded Nils Gaup’s (Pathfinder) new family film Journey to the Christmas Star with Happy Happy actress Agnes Kittelsen playing a wicked witch.

Currently in production in Norway and Czech Republic, the film charts a magical adventure in which a young girl embarks on a mission to help a king find the Christmas Star. Kittelsen plays the evil witch who tries to thwart their mission while newcomer Vilde Marie Zeiner and 2010 Berlin Shooting Star Anders Baasmo Christiansen play the young girl and king, respectively.

Moskus Film AS produces with Jorgen Strom Rosenberg. Kamilla Krogsveen scripts from a play by Sverre Brandt from 1924.

Disney will release in Nordic territories on November 23.

Also new on the slate is Victor and The Secret of Crocodile Mansion, produced by Christian Becker (Wickie) of RatPack. Constantin will release in Germany on March 22 on 300 prints.