HBO Max has purchased a daring Swedish comedy collection entitled “Lust” from Fremantle-owned banner Miso Movie, ahead of its start in Sweden.
The new Max Authentic 50 %-hour sequence will be headlined by Sofia Helin (“The Bridge”), Anja Lundqvist, Julia Dufvenius and Elin Klinga as 4 center-aged gals in Stockholm who have been mates considering the fact that faculty and are having difficulties to maintain their libidos alive.
The sequence starts off with just one of them, Anette, getting commissioned to perform a governing administration survey dubiously dubbed ‘Make Sweden Pretty Again.’ She starts searching into the sex lives of Swedish ladies in excess of 40 who have to juggle their professions, little ones, marriages, divorces and bodily condition.
Directed by Ella Lemhagen (“The Crown Jewels”), the sequence is composed by Frans Milisic Wiklund, in near collaboration with Åsa Kalmér, Dufvenius, Helin and Lundqvist.
The exhibit is made by Sandra Harms and Karl Fredrik Ulfung at Miso Movie, and govt generated by Christian Wikander and Camilla Curtis for HBO Max.
Wikander said “’Lust’ signifies (HBO Max’s) ambition with HBO Max to carry alongside one another good creators and talent, on and off monitor, to craft genuinely special collection that provide our audiences something various.”
“Firmly rooted in Sweden but centred all-around universal themes like intercourse, relationships and getting older, there is good potential for it to resonate globally far too,” included Wikander.
Helin, who is passionate about the show, reported she remembered a e book in her childhood household that had been “completely torn apart by all the women and women of the family” — it was a sexual intercourse survey titled “The Hite Report,” a 1976 bestseller by American feminist Shere Hite.
Helin reported “getting an insight into the adults’ most intimate rooms and comprehension how diverse every person is when it will come to sex was astounding.”
“When me and my good friends as grown ups stated that we really speak to every other about everything but our intercourse lives, we recalled Shere Hite’s groundbreaking sexual intercourse survey. It turned into lengthy discussions with a great deal of laughter,” mentioned Helin. The actor claimed it was “vulnerable topic and consequently so liberating to be equipped to chortle with each other.”
Harms, meanwhile, described “Lust” as “a series about female sexuality that makes you snicker, touches you, entertains you but also shines a light-weight on the occasions we live in.” The government said the task has been “completely noticeable to do” from the day the concept was introduced to them.