EXCLUSIVE: Here’s a case of good timing. Paradigm today signed Swedish actress Edda Magnason, whose name recognition went up shortly after when she was awarded the Shooting Stars Award at the Berlin Film Festival, the prize that spotlight’s Europe’s best young talent. She won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress (Sweden’s highest honor) for her portrayal of Swedish jazz singer/actress Monica Zetterlund in Monica Z, which was one of the country’s top-grossing films of last year. She’s up for the Swedish equivalent of a Grammy for the soundtrack and so far has released two albums and signed with Warner Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. She’s repped by Artisgruppen in Sweden. Here’s a trailer of her movie:
Paradigm Signs Edda Magnason – Just As Actress Wins Berlin’s Shooting Stars Prize
For all of Deadline’s headlines, follow us @Deadline on Twitter
Sign up for Newsletters
Trending Now on Deadline
More From Fleming Jr
- Universal Reuniting Matt Damon & Paul Greengrass For Another Jason Bourne Film
- Bart & Fleming: On Football Violence, And Rethinking Toronto Vs. Telluride Turf War
- What Was I Thinking? IFC President Jonathan Sehring On Funding 'Boyhood' For 12 Years
- Ashley Judd & Demian Bichir Join Voltage's 'Good Kids'
- Toronto: Magnolia, CNN Films Buys 'Sunshine Superman'
- Toronto: Second Jennifer Aniston Pic Catches Buzz North Of The Border