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'Homeland' director Charlotte Sieling unveils details of hot new Danish project (exclusive)

Margrete’ will tell story of influential queen at start of 15th century.

Renowned Danish film and TV director Charlotte Sieling, whose credits include 2017 feature The Man, as well as TV series Borgen, The Bridge, Homeland and The Americans is planning her largest-budget film to date, the $8m period drama Margrete.

Margrete is based on “the true story of the strongest, most fascinating but also most under-exposed ruler that Scandinavia has ever seen,” Sieling revealed.

At a time when most women were second-class citizens, in 1397 Margrete The First was the first person to merge Denmark, Norway and Sweden into one sovereign

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