‘Snabba Cash’ Creator Oskar Söderlund Signs With Black Bear (EXCLUSIVE)

Black Bear’s management arm has signed Swedish creator, writer and showrunner Oskar Söderlund for international representation.

Söderlund is best known for creating the Swedish crime thriller, “Snabba Cash,” which was a hit series for Netflix. He was recently tapped to write and showrun a television adaptation of the John Le Carré spy novel “A Most Wanted Man” from production companies The Ink Factory, founded by Le Carré’s sons Stephen and Simon Cornwell, and Amusement Park, which produced “All Quiet on the Western Front.”

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Söderlund currently serves as the head writer on TV4’s “Cry Wolf,” a thriller based on Hans Rosenfeldt’s novel of the same name, and on Netflix’s series “The Breakthrough” — both of which are set to premiere early next year. His previous work includes award-winning television series “The Fat and the Angry” directed by Johan Renck; thriller series “Greyzone”; and the five-part psychological drama series “The Dark Heart,” which debuted on Discovery+. He has also written for “Saltön,” one of Sweden’s most popular series on television. On the big screen, Söderlund penned the screenplay for the 2006 feature film “Offside,” starring Brendan Coyle.

Black Bear’s list of clients includes Karyn Kusama (“Yellowjackets”), Johan Renck (“Chernobyl”), Cooper Raiff (“Cha Cha Real Smooth”), Morten Tyldum (“The Imitation Game”), John Hillcoat (“George & Tammy”), Charlie McDowell (“The One I Love”), Greg Kwedar (“Sing Sing”), Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Power of the Dog”), Olmo Schnabel (“Pet Shop Days”) and Simona Tabasco (“The White Lotus”).

Söderlund continues to be represented by his long-time Scandinavian representatives the Salomonsson Agency in the Nordics, as well as CAA internationally.

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