Lars and the Real Girl


Sofie Gråbøl and Lars Mikkelsen will be starring in a new Danish drama entitled There Comes a Day. The news was announced during a press release this morning confirming that filming has already begun in their native country and will continue on until May.

The new series will be set in 1967 and follow two close brothers, aged ten and thirteen, who are sent into care at a Danish children’s home. During their time there, the two brothers experience neglect, abuse and suffering on a daily basis fighting to survive in an unorthodox and painful environment.

Gråbøl and Mikkelsen will reunite onscreen for the first time since starring in the first series of The Killing in 2007. Both actors have continued to board esteemed careers both in television and film with Mikkelsen enjoying a stint on the renowned Netflix series House of Cards 2013-) whilst Gråbøl featured in a starring role in religious drama The Hour of the Lynx (2013) and is currently starring in popular new series Fortitude. 

There Comes a Day is to be directed by Jesper W. Nielson (Okay, 2002) and is written by The Killing’s Søren Sveistrup. Mikkelsen is rumoured to portray a superintendent at the boy’s school whist Gråbøl’s role remains unknown. 

A distribution date for There Comes a Day is yet to be confirmed.