Peter Stormare to Direct, Star in ‘American Runestone’ Series on the Vikings in America

Published on Jun 12, 2019

Peter Stormare to Direct, Star in ‘American Runestone’ Series on the Vikings in America

Popular Swedish actor Peter Stormare is set to direct, produce and star in “American Runestone,” a documentary series shedding light on the role played by Viking explorers in Europe’s discovery of North America.

The series’ first two seasons have been commissioned by the Viaplay streaming service run by Scandinavia’s Nent Group. The starting point of the series is 1898, when Swedish immigrant Olof Ohman claimed to have found a runestone in Minnesota left by Viking explorers more than two centuries before Christopher Columbus arrived in North America.

“American Runestone” (working title) follows Stormare on a personal and often humorous

Read full article at: Variety - TV News

Author: Elsa Keslassy