Anxious People: Release date, cast and teaser

Netflix’s upcoming Swedish comedy series, Anxious People (Folk med ångest) follows people taken hostage during an open house by a failed bank robber and their entirely different testimonies linked to the incident after the robber flees. The drama is based on the homonymous book by Fredrick Backman.

Release date

Anxious People is all set to globally debut on December 29 on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Dan Ekborg
  • Alfred Svensson
  • Marika Lagercrantz
  • Carla Sehn
  • Sascha Zacharias
  • Dan Ekborg
  • Petrina Solange

Writers: Camilla Ahlgren, Alex Haridi

Directed By: Felix Herngren


A failed bank robbery ends up with eight hostages at an open house. Upon their release the perpetrator vanishes without a trace and all hostages tell different stories to the dysfunctional police officers Jack and Jim, whereupon a classic — but hilarious — puzzle mystery develops.

Other details

Anna Carlsten serves as the producer. Fatima Varhos and Pontus Edgren from FLX, Fredrik Backman, Neda Backman, Pontus Edgren, Tor Jonasson serve as the executive producers.


Confusion arises when the hostages communicate conflicting and hilarious versions of the particular incident to the police.

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