Trailer release for SF Studios produced series Evil for TV 4

27 October 2023

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TV4 has released the trailer for SF Studios produced TV4 original series Evil (Swedish title: Ondskan) today. The Swedish series is based on Jan Guillou's classic bestseller Evil with a script written by Fredrik T Olsson. Erik Leijonborg is directing the 6 episodes series with Daniel Di Grado as co-director. Evil stars Isac Calmroth, Thea Sofie Loch Naess, Gustaf Skarsgård in the leading roles. The series will be released on TV4 Play on November 2 followed by a release on TV4 on November 16. 

The plot revolves around 16-year-old Erik (Isac Calmroth) who is used to violence, both at home and in school. When he is expelled from his school in Stockholm due to his violent behavior, he is transferred to the boarding school Stjernsberg. This is Erik's last chance to continue his schooling and break with his previous life. But at Stjernsberg, the violence is worse than at home. There, evil is put in a system, disguised as "peer education” of the younger students that is sanctioned by the school. As Erik initiates a forbidden love relationship with the kitchen staff Marja (Thea Sofie Loch Naess) at the boarding school he is challenged in many ways and faces the risk of expulsion. Can he stop generations of violence and choose another path?

The series stars Isac Calmroth, Thea Sofie Loch Naess, Gustaf Skarsgård in the leading roles. The cast also includes Ruth Vega Fernandez, Jens Hultén, Saga Sarkola, Simon Norrthon, Alexander Gustavsson and Christian Fanda. 

Evil is produced by SF Studios with producer Tobias Åström in co-production with TV 4 with executive producer Petra Ahlin. REinvent handles international sales. 

For more information, please contact:
Tobias Åström, Producer, SF Studios,, +46 70 747 67 57
Malin Strihagen, Vice President Brand & Communications, SF Studios,, +46 70 780 39 35
Helene Aurø, Sales & Marketing Director, Reinvent International Sales,, +45 23 42 00 07