EXCLUSIVE: Black Bear’s management arm has signed the Swedish actor and model Simon Lööf for representation.
Lööf is currently on set in the lead role of Netflix’s Swedish thriller An Honest Life, directed by Mikael Marcimain (Blackwater, The Laser Man, Call Girl), which is due to be released globally 2024.
Based on a thriller by Joakim Zander of the same name, the buzzed about production revolves around a disillusioned law school student who finds himself on the wrong side of the law, when he falls under the thrall of an anarchic, young woman he meets a political demonstration.
Simon Lööf made his acting debut in 2020 in teen ice hockey drama Eagles, which he followed with a co-starring role in the critically acclaimed Swedish series Threesome opposite Matilda Källström.
Aside from An Honest Life, Lööf’s will soon be seen in the series So Long, Marianne about the relationship between legendary musician Leonard Cohen (portrayed by Alex Wolff) and Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. Lööf plays Cohen’s friend, the Swedish writer Göran Thunström.
Lööf is also set to appear Paul W.S. Anderson’s epic fantasy In The Lost Lands, based on a story from Game Of Thrones author George R. R. Martin, alongside stars Milla Jovovich and Dave Bautista.
Black Bear’s globally focused management arm has seven full-time managers led by partners Keith Redmon and Joanne Roberts Wiles.
Between them they represent close to one hundred artists worldwide including Karyn Kusama, Johan Renck, Cooper Raiff, Morten Tyldum, Simona Tabasco, John Hillcoat, Raine Allen-Miller, Charlie McDowell, David Sandberg, Jamie Dack, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michaël Roskam, Agnieszka Smoczynska, Elliott C. Hove, Sophie Dupuis and Théodore Pellerin.
Lööf continues to be represented by Diomi Cordero at 101 Entertainment in the U.S. and Vera Tjärnå at PMJ Artistgruppen in Sweden.