Netflix is Making a TV Series About the Creation of…Spotify?

/Film | 12/15/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Netflix is Making a TV Series About the Creation of…Spotify?

Spotify is getting the Netflix treatment. In what looks to be the streaming giant’s bid to make the next Social Network, Netflix has ordered a Swedish scripted series about the origins of the music streaming service Spotify.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has greenlit the development of a limited series based on the book Spotify Untold by Swedish business reporters Sven Carlsson and Jonas Leijonhufvud. The book details the origins of the music streaming company, which launched in 2006 during the height of online music piracy in the early 2000s. At the time that many predicated the end of the music business, Swedish tech entrepreneur Daniel Ek and his partner Martin Lorentzon debuted Spotify, which would go on to revolutionize the music distribution business — though not without its critics along the way.

The yet-untitled Swedish and English-language series will be produced by Yellow Bird UK, a division of pan-European group Banijay. Berna Levin (Young Wallander) will executive produce, while Per-Olav Sorensen (Quicksand) is directing.

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