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Torleif Hoppe

Writer - Television Drama

Agent: Julie Press - julie@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Torleif has written over 20 episodes of the seminal thriller series ‘The Killing’ working across all three series. The Killing was sold and broadcast to over 120 countries and an American version was produced by AMC. It won a BAFTA in 2011 for Best international series. His new investigative drama ‘DNA’ is in development with Nordisk Film and Shine France and he is co-creator of ‘Family Tree’ an original series in development with HBO Nordic.

Work

Current

Family Tree
HOB Nordic

Co-creator with Director Charlotte Sieling of this 8-part family thriller.
Exec: Hanne Palmquist

The Cruise
ITV Studios

Developing an original drama series for ITV Studios.
Exec. Michael Dawson

DNA
Nordisk Film/Shine France

10 x 60
Original Crime Drama

Television

Banuta (2016)
Buccaneer Media/BBC America/AMC

Commissioned to write a pilot script of this series, set on an island in the Pacific Ocean.
Exec: Tony Wood

The Bridge (2016)
Nimbus Film Productions

Member of the storylining and series development team on series 4 of this crime thriller set in Sweden and Denmark.

The Killing (Series 3) (2011-2012)
DR - Denmark Television

Season co-development
Writer: 5 episodes
Storyline: 4 episodes

Those Who Kill (2011)
TV2 Danmark

Crime thriller Series
Writer: 2 x 60 min episodes

The Killing (Series 2) (2009-2010)
DR - Denmark Television

Season co-development
Writer: 5 episodes
Storyline: 4 episodes

The Killing (Series 1) (2007-2008)
DR - Denmark Television

Lead Writer on this iconic crime series
Co-concept development
Writer: 12 episodes
Storyline: 7 episodes.

Scandinavian Star
Feature Film

Factual drama about the fire disaster on this passenger ferry in 1990.
Creator & Writer: In development.

Nikolai & Juliet (2003)
DR - Denmark TV

Comedy Drama about Copenhagen thirty somethings struggling with marriage, life and babies.
Writer: 3 episodes
Assistant director: 5 episodes

The Hotel (2002)
TV 2 Danmark

Dark Family Drama about the Faber family who run the Hotel Faber.
Writer: 2 x 60 episodes

Film

Woolfert (2013)
Short
True Believer (2009)
Documentary

Writer / Director