Clark is a drama series about the Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson who will be portrayed by Bill Skarsgård (It Chapter Two). The six-episode series is based on Olofsson’s autobiography Vafan var det som hände and will chart Clark’s early years until present day. Referred to as a “celebrity gangster,” Olofsson started his criminal career in the 1960s and became one of the most controversial personalities in contemporary Swedish history. Over the years, Clark gave rise to the concept of Stockholm Syndrome, escaped from prison multiple times, and committed robberies all over Europe.
Clark will be directed by Jonas Åkerlund (Lords Of Chaos) and produced by Scandinavian Content Group. Fredrik Agetoft, Peter Arrhenius and Jonas Åkerlund are the writers.
“Clark is something extra, and extra everything.”
“What characters! /… / A truly entertaining crime comedy.”
“This bizarre and unbelievable true crime drama will leave you open-mouthed. /…/ It’s a six-hour performance that you won’t be able to take your eyes off.”
“Netflix Clark with Bill Skarsgård in the lead role is everything you hoped for and more. /…/ From start to finish, Clark is cozy, tense, charming, sensational, silly, serious and much more, yes, almost everything but boring.”
“Right from the start, what the series presents before us is impossible to resist. It’s pacey, filled with humor and blasts forward at a forceful speed that almost never stops so that you have time to catch your breath. /…/ The script of this series is incredibly well written and the film’s dialogue is tight, razor sharp and incredibly entertaining. /…/ This is the series sure to receive attention all over the world and that will go down well everywhere. I can also easily see it winning all kinds of awards in the coming year.”
“A rich, high-quality series.”
“Stylish, entertaining and pacey.”
“Netflix’s new series Clark demonstrates an inventive way of making film adaptations based on real events.”
“An audiovisual cracker, an explosion of historical props demonstrating a great love for cars, sideburns, mustaches, newspaper typography, clothes (of course) and not least music.”
- Fredrik Agetoft