Live Life is Viaplay’s next Original for young adults
June 8, 2022
Swedish Kristallen winner Hanna Ardéhn (‘Quicksand’), Tina Pour Davoy (‘Eagles’) and Doreen Ndagire (‘Comedy Queen’) will headline Viaplay’s latest Original for young adults, ‘Live Life’. Susanne Thorson (‘ALEX’) makes her directorial debut with the eight-part drama series, which follows three friends suddenly faced with a devastating turn of events. Currently filming in Stockholm, ‘Live Life’ is produced by FLX and will premiere exclusively on Viaplay in 2023.
The tumour discovered in 24-year-old Nora’s (Hanna Ardéhn) stomach is big – but her dreams and plans are bigger. Refusing to give up hope, Nora continues her journalism career, despite exhausting chemotherapy sessions and the constant fear of death. Together with her friends Alina (Tina Pour Davoy) and Doris (Doreen Ndagire), she’s ready to live life.
Hanna Ardéhn: “I’m so grateful to be part of telling this story. The way that death makes every moment precious is something that really moves me. This role will be both a physical and mental challenge, and I’m happy to have such a fantastic team around me.”
Filippa Wallestam, Viaplay Group Chief Content Officer: “Our latest Viaplay Original is a young adult show with something to say to everyone. ‘Live Life’ brings a hopeful perspective to one of the toughest situations a person can go through. The hugely talented team, which includes some of the biggest new Nordic stars, completely wowed us with their pitch – and I’m sure they’ll do the same to Viaplay viewers with this unforgettable show.”
‘Live Life’ (Swedish title: ‘Leva Life’) is written by Carl-Petter Montell, Vera Herngren and Felicia Danielsson, based on an idea by Susanne Thorson and Lovisa Ström. The series is produced by Moa Blom Kornblad at FLX and the executive producers are FLX’s Julia Lennartsson and Jonas Åhlund, and Viaplay Group’s Oskar Arulf.
‘Live Life’ is distributed globally by Viaplay Content Sales.