‘Another Round’ star Maria Bonnevie to conduct Viaplay Norway’s original ‘In The Name Of Love’

EXCLUSIVE: another round star Maria Bonnevie is in the lead Viaplaythe latest Norwegian original from, a comedy-drama inspired by the award-winning director The atypical childhood of Bård Breien.

In the name of love is set in 1970s Norway, where a primary school teacher, played by Bonnevie, does everything to keep the highly profitable porn of her husband Lars (Trond Espen Seim) a secret. Lars, however, sees his work as an act of social protest, and their two sons, have played by real brothers Jakob and Jonas Oftebro, are caught in the middle – until a family showdown becomes inevitable.

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Bonnevie played opposite Mads Mikkelsen in Thomas Vinterberg’s Oscar Another round.

The show is the latest in a long line of originals from Nordic streamer Viaplay, with 70 premiering this year. Deadline revealed Norwegian characteristic Listen ! featuring people do nothing Asim Chaudhry in June.

“I grew up in a fantastic family that lived an increasingly wild life in the 1970s and 1980s thanks to the money my father made from porn,” Breien said. “Neither I nor my family came out unscathed. That’s why it feels good to finally tell this story with Viaplay.

The eight-episode series is produced by Rebecca Mathiesen and Finn Gjerdum at Paradox, with Kari Moen Kristiansen serving as executive producer at Viaplay. Viaplay Content Distribution is responsible for worldwide sales.

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