The protector of the project in Iceland is Jon Gnarr, the mayor of Reykjavik. Holland directed a few episodes of the American TV series The Wire, which Jon Gnarr has said is his favorite TV program. The Best Party, Jon Gnarr's political party, had it as a requirement when they formed the majority in the city that all the city council members had seen The Wire.
"I am very excited to meet her and I am also excited to see the movie" said Jon who also said that Holland was an interesting director. "She directed a few Wire episodes which is my favorite TV program like many people know".
Holland as also directed the TV program The Killing and the movie Europe Europe from 1990 which was nominated for an Oscar for the best script.
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