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Recently, foreign professionals from the film industry came to Iceland in connection with the current filming of the Latibær episodes on behalf of the Nickelodeon television station, which produces the episodes together with Magnús Scheving. One of them is Mark Valenti. He is a screenwriter and previously worked with Steven Spielberg and John Hughes.
Mark is from St.Louis and the homepage there describes with some pride the glory he has received with this, and that Valenti will be an artistic consultant in the production. (“Hometowner Mark Valenti has landed a gig as a creative consultant for a new live-action Nickelodeon TV series Lazytown that’s being produced in Iceland.”)
The paper says that the episodes will be premiered in May, which does not actually rhyme with DV sources who say that they will be shown first in June / July. Valenti has probably been told this so he needs start writing immediately.
It also says that Valenti had previously been to Iceland in connection with Latibær and then, after some effort, he found McDonalds in Iceland and even another restaurant where you could order Budweiser. The disadvantage, however, was that it cost almost seven hundred ISK and so did the citizen. They in St. Louis do not find this exemplary and ended with: “So much for the dollar menu.”