Moodysson will write and direct all eight episodes of the series, which follows a 28-year-old child psychologist who gets his first job in a small rural town and tries to put his theories of universal kindness into practice—with mixed results.
Gosta will be Moodysson's first-ever television series. Memfis Film is producing for HBO, with TrustNordisk handling international sales.
The series will be shot on location in Sweden in 2018 for an expected 2019 premiere.
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