Netflix Confirms: Edvin Ryding and Felicia Maxime of ‘Young Royals’ to Join Zara Larsson in ‘A Part of You’, a Swedish Coming-of-Age Drama Film
Young Royals stars Edvin Ryding and Felicia Maxime are set to star alongside Zara Larsson in Netflix’s Swedish coming-of-age drama film ‘A Part of You‘, as confirmed by Netflix.
The film is directed by acclaimed author and podcast host Sigge Eklund from a screenplay by Michaela Hamilton. Produced by Stefan H. Lindén, known for his work on “Eagles,” and Alexandra Thönnersten, also associated with “Eagles,” for SF Studios. Additionally, Tim King serves as the executive producer.
According to the synopsis from Netflix, ‘A Part of You’ follows a story about life and death that portrays the experience of being 17 years old and feeling like your heart is about to burst from your chest. Agnes’ older sister Julia possesses everything that Agnes dreams of: she’s the coolest person in school, the center of every party, and she’s dating Noel. If only Agnes could be more like her. When the worst possible thing occurs, Agnes’ world is turned upside down, and she’s forced to reinvent herself. Suddenly, she’s on the verge of obtaining everything she’s ever desired, but at what cost?
‘A Part of You’ marks Sigge Eklund’s directorial debut in feature films. In a statement, Eklund said, “I’ve been waiting my whole life for a screenplay that captures the horror and the magic of being a teenager. When I read Michaela Hamilton’s story, I was blown away by the fact that it was all in there. The desperation and the beauty and that sense of urgency that you can only feel when you are 17.”
For Michaela Hamilton, the scriptwriter, this story is deeply personal. Having lost her 19-year-old brother in an accident seven years ago. Hamilton said, “This story is deeply personal to me, as I lost my 19-year-old brother in an accident seven years ago. I felt compelled to write about both sides of loss—the immense pain of it but also the love and hope that can emerge in the process. I’m honored to have this fantastic team bringing this script to life, and to be able to share it with a global audience on Netflix is truly a dream come true.”
Edvin Ryding and Felicia Maxime are best known for their roles in the popular Swedish series “Young Royals.” Edvin Ryding portrays the lead character, Prince Wilhelm, while Felicia Maxime plays Sara, a close friend of the prince.
The film is scheduled to begin production in Sweden later this summer. The film is set to have a global release on Netflix in 2024.
‘A Part of You’ will be available to watch on Netflix.
The release date for ‘A Part of You’ has not been announced yet.
Source: Netflix Twitter
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