Netflix on Tuesday revealed plans for a new Swedish comedy Once againdirected by Jonatan Etzler, winner of the Student Academy Award and starring Hedda Stierntedt (The previous person, Restaurant).
Miriam Ingrid (Beartown), Elinor Silfversparre Fahlén and Maxwell Cunningham are also part of the cast.
News of the project comes a day after Warner Bros. Discovery says that its HBO Max streaming service will no longer produce originals in Northern Europe, the Netherlands, Central Europe, and Turkey.
Stierntedt plays Amelia, 40, who gets hit by a bus on her birthday night and wakes up in 2002, on her 18th birthday, “with the chance to relive her best day and turn her life into another one. into the perfect vision of what she went through according to a plot description. “But when she begins to wake up again and again on this same day, she must find the key to what she needs to fix in order to leave the past behind and return to today in the truest sense of the word. black.”
Stierntedt said: “I am delighted for this project to come to life. The moment to look back in time in the early 2000s feels right, and diving into that era is filled with joy. I’m working with the talented Jonatan Etzler and a very talented group of actors. We’re having a great time working together and I think that’s going to be noticeable in the end result. “
Swedish comedy film written by Tove Forsman and Sofie Forsman (Young royal, Playlists). Etzler won a Student Academy Award for his short film Get ready with me. Once again will be his feature film debut. The project is based on an original concept by Mikael Ljung and produced by Eleonor Sager at Breakable.
Netflix will release Once again globally by 2023.