Dutch producer 24fpsis working on a film version of Krig, the satirical Norwegian novel about a war betweenthe Netherlands and Norway that erupts after an incident during the Europeanskating championship.

Producer AntonScholten is at the moment negotiating the project with some unnamed Norwegianproducers. Krig's estimated budget is Euros 3m. No director has been assignedyet.

Scholten is thinkingabout two different versions of the film: one emphasizing the Dutch side of thestory, one emphasizing the Norwegian aspects of the war. Both versions would bereleased together on DVD after their theatrical release.

Krig has been abestseller novel in Norway. Its author, stand-up comedian and writer KnutNaerum, is nationally known for hosting the Norwegian edition of Have I GotNews For You.