Ronja the Robber’s Daughter to Netflix
Dec 14, 2023 – Netflix today announced that Astrid Lindgren’s world-famous story Ronja the Robber’s Daughter is coming to Netflix in 2024. The series introduces Netflix members to one of the most beloved stories in Sweden and is written by “The Bridge” and “Marcella” creator Hans Rosenfeldt.
The series Ronja the Robber’s Daughter follows the adventures of a young girl born into a gang of robbers in a medieval Scandinavian castle. As Ronja grows up, she discovers that the surrounding forest can be a magical and sometimes dangerous place filled with strange creatures. But when Ronja meets the young boy Birk from a rival gang, it marks the beginning of a dark family feud, all while a notorious bailiff arrives to rid the forest of robbers once and for all. Ronja and Birk flee into the forest to try to survive on their own.
Hans Rosenfeldt, Head writer Ronja the Robber’s Daughter: “I’m thrilled that Ronja the Robber’s Daughter has found a new home. It has a fantastic team both in front- and behind the camera, and that Ronja will meet its audience on Netflix feels like an early Christmas present.”
Jenny Stjernströmer Björk, Vice President Nordic Content: “The rich heritage of Astrid Lindgren is an integral part of Sweden’s DNA. We hope the series will bring joy to our Nordic members, and we want to recognize and thank all the people who have been working on the project over the years. We look forward to welcoming Ronja the Robber’s Daughter to Netflix in 2024.”The series is produced by Filmlance International – a part of Banijay, in co-production with Viaplay, Film i Väst, Ahil UAB, ARD Degeto and with support from the European Union, Creative Europe and Nordisk Film & TV Fond.
Ronja the Robber’s Daughter will be released on Netflix in the Nordics, CEE, UK, France, Spain, and the Netherlands in 2024.