11 February 2016 (released)
12 February 2016
Created by the writer of ‘The Bridge’ and director of ‘The Killing’ and featuring a standout performance from Nikolaj Kopernicus, star of ‘The Killing’.
A beautiful supernatural thriller set in an elite Danish boarding school. Twins Sofie and Sebastian (Sebastian Jessen and Julie Zangenberg, Borgen) are no ordinary students. They were born with a curse and carry a dark and fatal secret: in order to live, they need to suck the energy out of other people. However, if they don’t stop their sucking in time, their victims will burn to death.
Emilie (Julie Christiansen) playing the superintendent’s daughter, Sophie's love interest.
Film-News.co.uk caught-up with Julie Zangenberg at Channel 4 HQ in London to find out more. Click above to see the filmed video interview.
Sofie and Sebastian try to find a way to overcome their curse but their new life at the school does not make it easy for them, especially as they have to contend with other more normal teen emotions. However, the siblings are not the only ones with secrets – a mystery that dates back to the year 1666 emerges, with elements of sin, life, death and mysterious powers.
HEARTLESS is a spellbinding, sexy vampire thriller set against a magnificent backdrop of ancient forests, dark lakes and crumbling country houses. The series launches as a full box set on January 3, 2016, exclusively on All4.com/WalterPresents.
Walter Presents is a brand new on-demand service showcasing the world’s best foreign-language drama. The service exclusively available FREE in the UK, via Channel 4’s new digital hub, All 4. Watch Heartless here