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Young Wallander: watch the teaser for the Netflix prequel

The six episode series unravels unseen stories from the detective’s youth.

Young Wallander
Credit: Netflix

The teaser trailer has been released for Young Wallander, a prequel to the popular series based on the books by Henning Mankell.

The series will stream on Netflix and it will feature six serialised episodes. Watch the trailer below:

The English-language drama series stars Adam Pålsson (Kurt Wallander), Richard Dillane (Superintendent Hemberg), Leanne Best (Frida Rask), Ellise Chappell (Mona), Yasen Atour (Reza), Charles Mnene (Bash), Jacob Collins-Levy (Karl-Axel Munck), Alan Emrys (Gustav Munck), and Kiza Deen (Mariam).

Based on the best selling Kurt Wallander novels by Henning Mankell, a modern reimagining of the legendary detective, Kurt Wallander, who must navigate the increasingly violent environment of present-day Sweden.

When he is unable to save a teenager from a gruesome attack, Wallander must learn to cope with his guilt in order to solve the crime. The story focuses on the formative experiences – professional and personal – faced by Kurt as a recently graduated police officer in his early twenties.

The series is directed by Ole Endresen and Jens Jonsson, and written by Benjamin Harris, Jessica Ruston, Anoo Baghavan and Ben Schiffer.

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