'The Chestnut Man' Full Cast List: Meet Danica Curcic and others from Netflix series

'The Chestnut Man' Full Cast List: Meet Danica Curcic and others from Netflix series
The cast from 'The Chestnut Man' (IMDb)

This Halloween season, Netflix will be dropping 'The Chestnut Man', a Netflix original series that will surely have you spooked! This is just one of many new releases coming to Netflix that should be added to the list of Halloween movies and shows of 2021 to binge-watch. 'The Chestnut Man' is an upcoming Nordic noir television series, and is based on the bestselling novel titled with the same name. The book is written by the award-winning writer Soren Sveistrup.


'The Killing', a crime drama series, is a book written based upon the script of Soren Sveistrup as well. Sveistrup has a specific genre that he loves and sticks to while writing. If 'The Killing' is anything to go by, Netflix's 'The Chestnut Man' will be a hit among viewers!



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Danica Curcic as Naia Thulin
Danica Curcic is a Danish actress born in Serbia. She graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 2012 and was immediately hired to be part of the ensemble at the Royal Danish Theatre.

Danica Curcic (IMDb)



Mikkel Boe Folsgaard as Mark Hess
Mikkel Boe Folsgaard is a young danish actor. He won the award of Best Male Actor at the Berlinale for his appearance in the movie A Royal Affair in 2012, while still attending Theatre School, Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen.

Mikkel Boe Folsgaard (IMDb)



Esben Dalgaard Andersen as Steen Hartung

Esben Dalgaard Andersen was born on July 3, 1976. He is an actor, known for 'Hand i hand' (2018), 'Tinka og kongespillet' (2019), and 'The Stranger' (2017).

Esben Dalgaard Andersen (IMDb)



David Dencik as Simon Genz

David Dencik was born in Sweden, as Karl David Sebastian Dencik. He is an actor and producer, known for 'McMafia' (2018), 'Top of the Lake' (2013), and 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' (2011).

David Dencik (IMDb)



Iben Dorner as Rosa Hartung

Iben Dorner was born in Holstebro, Denmark, as Iben Amelieh Emine Dorner Ostergaard. She is an actress, known for 'Tatort' (1970), 'Borgen' (2010), and 'Den som draeber' (2011).

Iben Dorner (IMDb)


Other cast

Aside from these main characters who will be onscreen, the spotlight is also shared by David Dencik (as Simon Genz), Iben Dorner (as Rosa Hartung), Liva Forsberg (as Le Thulin), Ali Kazim (as Nehru), Louis Næss-Schmidt (as Gustav Hartung), Lars Ranthe (as Nylander), Morten Brovn (as Frederik Vogel), Andres Hove (as Aksel), Kristian High Jeppesen (as Engells), Marie-Lydie Melono Nokouda (as Liv Christiansen), Anders Nyborg (as Abildgard), Olaf Hojgaard (as Tim Jansen), Arian Kashef (as Jacob Rasouli), Fadime Turan (as IT technician), and Christiane Gjellerup Koch (as Deputy Assistant Commissioner).


The official synopsis of 'The Chestnut Man' says: "A young woman is found brutally murdered in a playground and one of her hands is missing. Above her hangs a small man, made of chestnuts".

'The Chestnut Man' drops on Netflix on September 29, 2021.

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