“Southland” and “The O.C.” actor Ben McKenzie is set to slip on some speedos for Richard L. Fox’s “The Swimmer” at BiFrost Pictures.
Bard Ivar Engelsas penned the script in which he plays an American extreme swimmer who embarks on a mission to conquer one of the wildest rivers in Norway. At the same time, he is forced to confront his inner demons and reconcile his troubled past.
Agnes Kittelsen and Kristoffer Joner also star in the project which Daniel Wagner, Lisa G. Black and Brandi Savitt will produce. Filming begins in Northern Norway in June 2014.