The Postcard Killings – UK | USA, 2020 – preview

The Postcard Killings is a 2020 British-American thriller feature film about a mysterious art-inspired serial killer targeting young couples across Europe.

Directed by Danis Tanovic from a screenplay written by Liza Marklund and Andrew Stern, based on a novel by artJames Patterson, the movie stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Rampage; The Possession), Famke Janssen, (Primal; House on Haunted Hill; Lord of Illusions), Naomi Battrick and Ruairi O’Connor.

Plot:

New York detective Jacob Kanon (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) has a daughter. A beautiful, talented daughter who is brutally murdered as she honeymoons in blissful ignorance. Soon after, the strangest of postcards arrives on the desk of Swedish art critic Dessie Larsson (Cush Jumbo)…

Across Europe, couples are being ruthlessly butchered in deliberate acts of violence with no end in sight. The only clues are picture postcards sent to seemingly random journalists by a narcissistic killer, heralding the next horrific crime…

Main cast and characters:

  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan … Jacob Kanon
  • Famke Janssen … Valerie Kanon
  • Naomi Battrick … Sylvia
  • Ruairi O’Connor … Mac
  • Cush Jumbo … Dessie Leonard
  • Joachim Król … Inspector Bublitz
  • Eva Röse … DS Agneta Hoglund
  • Lukas Loughran … Detective Evert Ridderwall
  • Steven Mackintosh … Rupert Pearce
  • Dylan Devonald Smith … Pieter
  • Sallie Harmsen … Nienke
  • Pål Espen Kilstad … The driver
  • Orla O’Rourke … Nancy
  • Christopher Pizzey … Charles Hardwick
  • Tim Ahern … Bill Brown
  • Martin Wenner … Matts
  • Caroline Bartholdson … Female Detective
  • Daniel Sjöberg … Male Detective
  • Dana Blacklake … Helsinki Reporter
  • Leander Vyvey … Detective Hunziker
  • Ben Vinnicombe … Jose Martinez
  • Denis O’Hare … Simon Haysmith

Filming locations:

  • London, England
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Norway

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