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
- Holy Macau…Casino Short Film Lineup: Scorsese, De Niro, DiCaprio, Pitt
- Venice Spotlight: Ami Canaan Mann On 'Jackie & Ryan'
- Not So Fast On 'Hey Ho, Let's Go'
- 'Sons Of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam Is Guy Ritchie's Choice For King Arthur
- Dark Day For Civility In Trade Journalism
- Steve Carell Reunites With Julianne Moore In 'Freeheld'