The novel centers on Harry Hole, a hard-drinking Norwegian detective who investigates a series of grisly murders. The scarf of one victim is found on a bizarre snowman, who at times appears to be staring into her family's house.
It is said author Jo Nesbo had to sign off on Martin Scorsese directing this adaptation. Jo Nesbo is also not insisting that the movie be filmed in Oslo, Norway, where the novel is set. The Snowman is the seventh novel in Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole book series.
The Snowman is in development . The film is directed by Tomas Alfredson.