Netflix is the most popular streaming video platform in the world. This month of September is bringing us news of the most interesting for users. Just a few days ago we told you that Netflix is going to launch a series about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. Well, Netflix has just announced that it will develop its first Swedish original series , which will begin shooting next year 2018.
The first Swedish original Netflix series
The series is based on the novel “Strost av Allt (Quicksand)” by Malin Persson Giolito. One of the best-known Swedish novels internationally. Edited in 26 countries and awarded the prize for ” Best Norse Police Fiction 2016 “. The scriptwriter of the series will be the scriptwriter Camilla Ahlgren.
In order to develop this project, Netflix will have the help of the Swedish producer FLX. Producer Pontus Edgren has pointed out that “Strost av Allt (Quicksand)” is a dramatic novel with a very fresh and suspenseful style. He claims he has no doubt that he will be a great success on Netflix. Ahlgren, one of the best-known Scandinavian writers, will also work on the project; in addition, nearby sources have assured that she is delighted with him.
Malin Persson Giolito, author of “Strost av Allt (Quicksand)”, notes that it is a great honor for him to be able to work with FLX and Netflix to turn his novel into a series.
Netflix’s original international series vice president, Erick Barmack wanted to highlight that Swedish literature is one of the best rated in the world in the genre of suspense. And he pointed out that “Strost av Allt (Quicksand)” is the best example of this.
Strost av Allt (Quicksand), one of the best crime novels in Scandinavian literature
As for the plot of “Strost av Allt (Quicksand)”, it all starts with a shooting at a school in Stockholm’s richest neighborhood. There, Maja Norberg, finally ends up being tried for murder. Little by little all the private details of his family and his relationship with Sebastian Fagerman come to light.
We will be very attentive to how the development of the first Swedish original series of Netflix advances. We will continue to inform you!