Against The Ice: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Joe Cole Team Up For Netflix Original

The last year saw a tremendous rise in streaming due to people being shut into their houses because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many audiences were also introduced to streaming for the first time, and now the streaming market is thriving more than ever. In this article, we are going to discuss about Against The Ice.

After a massive year for streaming services in 2020, all the OTT platforms ranging from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, and Dinsey Plus are trying to keep a leg up in the competition for 2021, bringing out content after content that may intrigue the audience further.

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Against The Ice
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While Warner Bros. has announced to release all their theatrical movies in theatres and HBO Max as well for 30 days, Netflix, on the other hand, has also announced that they are set to drop 70 original movies of their own this year through their giant streaming platform.

One of those 70 Netflix originals includes the upcoming “Against The Ice,” which is based on the novel “Two Against The Ice” by Ejnar Mikkelsen. “Against The Ice,” directed by Peter Flint and written by Game Of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Derrick, is set to arrive this year.

New information reveals that Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has teamed up with Peaky Blinders actor Joe Cole. While this news keeps exciting the internet space, here we are, breaking down what Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has to say about it and everything you need to know about the movie.

Against The Ice: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Joe Cole Team Up For Netflix Original

According to the official premise, the movie was set in 1909. Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen, played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, leads an expedition with Denmark’s Alabama Expedition to disapprove that Greenland is divided into two islands.

Captain Ejmar Mikkelsen leaves his crew behind and ventures across the ice, joined by an inexperienced member Iver Iversen played by Joe Cole.

Although both of them find proof that Greenland is only one island, returning to ship results in an extreme survival test as both of them battle extreme hunger, fatigue, and polar bear attacks and finally return to the ship only to find it crushed in ice with the camp being abandoned.

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Against The Ice
Image Source – Netflix

Netflix’s upcoming original film “Against The Ice” is based on the book “Two Against The Ice” by Ejnar Mikkelsen. The movie is directed by Peter Flint, who has worked on several Danish and Swedish films.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Derrick carried out the writing duties, while Baltasar Kormákur is producing the movie under RVK Studios and Ill Kippers.

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