The Playlist: Release date, cast, synopsis, teaser, trailer & more

The Playlist is an upcoming fictional Netflix series about the founders of Spotify and how they revolutionized the music industry. 

Release date

The Playlist will premiere on October 13 on Netflix.

Cast and creators

  • Edvin Endre as Daniel Ek
  • Christian Hillborg as Martin Lorentzon
  • Ulf Stenberg as Per Sundin
  • Joel Lützow as  Andreas Ehn
  • Gizem Erdogan as Petra Hansson
  • Janice Kavander as Bobbie
  • Hanna Ardéhn as Lisa

Executive produced by Berna Levin


“In this fictionalized account, a Swedish tech entrepreneur and his partners set out to revolutionize the music industry with a legal streaming platform.”

Other details

Spotify was originally founded on 23 April 2006 by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzo. It was a pioneer in shaping the model of music streaming platforms that is common today.


During the piracy turmoil in the music industry, Daniel Ek and his partners gloriously attempt to dismantle the status quo of the music industry which raises controversies around them. Daniel Ek, played by Edvin Andre, claims that none of this was actually what happened.


Led by Daniel Ek, a group of passionate young entrepreneurs comes together in what seems to be the impossible task to change the music industry – and the world. They set out to create a legal streaming service for music.

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