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Netflix Original Series QUICKSAND Confirms Casting

Netflix Original Series QUICKSAND Confirms Casting

Filming began earlier this month on the first Swedish original series for Netflix, Störst av allt (Quicksand), on location in Sweden and Croatia. The series is directed by Per-Olav Sørensen (Nobel, The Saboteurs) and Lisa Farzaneh (Arne Dahl, Det som göms i snö), written by Camilla Ahlgren (The Bridge, Marcella) and is Executive Produced by Pontus Edgren (The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared) and Martina Håkansson. The series produced by Fatima Varhos (Sanctuary, Trespassing Bergman) and Frida Asp (Bonusfamiljen, The Simple Heist) and will launch on Netflix in 2019.

Störst av allt (Quicksand) is based on the best-selling novel by Malin Persson Giolito which has been published in 29 countries and was voted best Nordic Crime Novel of the year in 2017. When a mass shooting takes place at a prep school in Stockholm's wealthiest suburb, a normal high school student, Maja Norberg, finds herself on trial for murder. When the events of that tragic day are revealed, so too are the private details about her relationship with Sebastian Fagerman and his dysfunctional family.

The cast includes Hanna Ardéhn (30 grader i februari), William Spetz (Solsidan, Jag älskar dig - En skilsmässokomedi), Felix Sandman (We are the best!), David Dencik (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Top of the Lake), Reuben Sallmander (The Bridge, Millennium), Anna Björk (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Bridge), Christopher Wollter (Modus, Gråzon), Evin Ahmad (Dröm vidare, Girls of the Sun), Maria Sundbom (Flickan, mamman och Demonerna), Rebecka Hemse (De dagar som blommorna blommar, Innan vi dör), Helena af Sandberg, Shanti Roney and Ella Rappich.

About FLX

Felix Herngren and Pontus Edgren and Niclas Carlsson began their collaboration on Swedish hit series Solsidan. In 2013, backed up by Bonnier Ventures, the trio established one of Scandinavia's fastest growing production companies in TV, film and commercials.

In less than 5 years, FLX has produced TV-series such as Bonusfamiljen 1-3, Solsidan, Torpederna 1-2, Boy Machine, WELCOME TO SWEDEN 1, Fallet, Enkelstöten, Sjölyckan, Småstaden, Grotesco 3 and upcoming Andra åket.

For the big screen, FLX has produced features such as box office hits The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared, The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on The Bill and Disappeared, and feature adaptation, Solsidan The Movie.

FLX's ambition is to be the number one platform for Scandinavia's top creators and producers to reach a global audience.

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