New deal brings Scandinavian global film production player together with leading Swedish independent.

Svensk Filmindustri has entered a three-year deal with Swedish independent production company StellaNova Film and producer Lena Rehnberg. The deal includes all rights for the StellaNova new slate of films during the time period.

Lena Rehnberg and StellaNova Film have produced some of the most successful feature films in Sweden during the last five years, including the 2013 biopic and box-office hit Waltz for Monica.

The first film included in the deal to premiere is the romantic comedy Love is a Drug. The film stars Izabella Scorupco and is planned for a Christmas 2014 theatrical release in Sweden.