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Netflix to Stream Swedish Drama ‘Störst av Allt’ (‘Quicksand’)

Series is Based on the Best-Selling Novel by Malin Persson Giolito

Netflix has announced that international best-selling thriller novel, “Störst av Allt” (“Quicksand”), will be the next series from head writer of The Bridge, Camilla Ahlgren. The digital streaming service is partnering with production company FLX (“Bonusfamiljen/The Bonus Family” and “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared”) to bring its first Swedish original series to Netflix members globally.

“Störst av Allt” (“Quicksand”) is based on the best-selling novel by Malin Persson Giolito which has been published in 26 countries and was voted Nordic Crime Novel of the year in 2016. 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.

“Störst av Allt” (“Quicksand”) will be produced by Pontus Edgren (“The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared”) and will go into production in 2018.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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