"Anxious People" - Official Teaser - Netflix
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A failed bank robbery ends up with eight hostages at an open house. Upon their release the perpetrator vanishes without a trace and all hostages tell different stories to the dysfunctional police officers Jack and Jim, whereupon a classic - but hilarious - puzzle mystery develops.
Anxious People is based on the best-selling book by Fredrik Backman and launches on Netflix December 29.
New York Times Bestseller "Anxious People" Lands at Netflix on December 29 - Watch the First Teaser
Today, Netflix debuted the teaser of the Swedish drama comedy Anxious People. The series, based on a book by bestselling author Fredrik Backman, will launch globally at Netflix on December 29, 2021.
Anxious People, directed by Felix Herngren, is a drama comedy about a bank robber failing miserably by robbing a cashless bank and ends up taking eight persons hostage during an open house. After giving up, the apartment is stormed by the two dysfunctional police officers Jack and Jim, who also happen to be father and son. There is just one problem: The apartment is... empty.
In a series of contradictory testimonies afterwards, the hostages tell their version of what really happened whereupon a classic - but hilarious - puzzle mystery develops. All while the hostages share a common secret that is creating a unique and almost unbreakable bond between them.
Anxious People will launch on Netflix on December 29 and features the star-studded Swedish cast of Alfred Svensson as Jack, Dan Ekborg as Jim, Leif Andrée as Roger, Marika Lagercrantz as Anna-Lena, Carla Sehn as Julia, Petrina Solange as Ro, Anna Granath as Zarah, Per Andersson as Lennart, Lottie Ejebrant as Estelle, Sofia Ledarp as Maria, Shima Niavarani as Milou.
Production company: FLX
Director: Felix Herngren
Screenwriters: Camilla Ahlgren (head writer) and Alex Haridi
Producer: Anna Carlsten
Executive producers: Fatima Varhos and Pontus Edgren at FLX. Fredrik Backman, Neda Backman and Tor Jonasson, from Salomonsson Agency.
Find more about Anxious People on www.netflix.com/anxiouspeople.
Source Netflix, Inc.
November 22, 2021 6:00am ET by Netflix, Inc.