Kenneth Branagh is gearing up to play fictional Swedish cop Kurt Wallander on BBC. According to Variety, the channel will be producing three ninety minute movies based off Henning Mankell's bestselling crime novels.

The novels which will be adapted include Sidetracked, Firewall, and One Step Behind. All three films will be shot in Ystad in the south of Sweden.

Production is set to start this spring and will go throughout the summer.