Borgen is coming soon to Netflix

Borgen is coming to Netflix. Some fascinating news over at Netflix. Netflix partners with Denmark’s DR to bring the acclaimed TV series Borgen back to screens. DR is the broadcaster behind several internationally acclaimed hit shows, such as “The Killing”, “The Bridge” and “The Legacy”.



Sidse Babett Knudsen as Birgitte Nyborg Christensen
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen as Katrine Fønsmark
Pilou Asbæk as Kasper Juul
Søren Malling as Torben Friis
Mikael Birkkjær as Birgitte’s husband, Phillip
Benedikte Hansen as Hanne Holm

About the show

Borgen is a Danish political drama series from 2010 starring Sidse Babett Knudsen and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen. The story is written by Adam Price.

The show started in 2010 followed by the second season (2011) and third season (2013).

New Borgen Synopsis

In the new series we will again follow Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen), her staff, and the media tasked with covering her, this time in her role as Foreign Minister. The show will also follow Katrine Fønsmark’s (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) journey. After being Birgitte’s head of press for a while, in the new season she is back in journalism where she has landed a job as news director for a large, nationwide television station.

Director Christian Rank discusses drama series

Borgen is a unique Danish story about the political and personal drama that unfolds among the people in charge of leading our country. We are very excited that we in partnership with Netflix are able to bring Borgen and its characters back to life. We look forward to revisiting the universe and the characters to tell a current and highly topical story about a hot political topic with international implications.’

Netflix Director co-production & Acquisition Lina Brouneus discusses Borgen

Ten years ago Borgen helped redefine the global television landscape, showing that great stories can come from anywhere and be loved everywhere.

Release date

The first three series will be available on Netflix on September 1, 2020.

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