Netflix 'Young Royals' Full Cast List: Meet Edvin Ryding, Omar Rudberg and rest of the stars
'Young Royals' centers around the transformation that young Prince Wilhelm (Edvin Ryding) undergoes when he begins attending a prestigious boarding school and for the first time gets an opportunity to explore his true self. But will being true to himself and the one he loves come in the way of his duty, as he unexpectedly becomes the next in line for the throne.
If you are a fan of other shows on royalty such as 'The Crown', 'The Spanish Princess' and 'Bridgerton' then 'Young Royals' should be a must watch.
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Edvin Ryding as Prince Wilhelm
Swedish actor Edvin Ryding who plays young Prince Wilhelm in 'Young Royals' made his debut in the TV series 'Mannen under trappan' in 2009. He then went on to star in TV series such as 'Fröken Frimans krig', which centers around a group of courageous women who take on male rulers and a corrupt grocery system of the day. Ryding has also made his mark with roles in the series 'Gåsmamman', which centers around a woman who is drawn into the underworld in order to save her family. Ryding's other notable role is in the TV series 'Älska mig' which sees friendship, grief and romance intersect with love in the lives of three generations of people living in Stockholm.
Omar Rudberg as Simon
Venezuelan born Omar Rudberg moved to Sweden when he was six years old. Rudberg actually entered the spotlight with his singing career and was a member of the boy band 'FO&O' between 2013 and 2017. The band went their separate ways in 2017 and Omar began his solo career. His first single as a solo artist was 'Que Pasa', featuring Swedish rapper Lamix, followed by 'La Mesa' with Swedish rapper Elias Hurtig. Rudberg in what seems to be his first acting role in 'Young Royals', where he plays the object of young Prince Wilhelm's affection, leading to shock waves among those closest to the prince.
Malte Gårdinger as August
Malte Gårdinger is known for his roles in the TV series 'Jordskott', in which a detective returns to her hometown seven years after her daughter's disappearance to find a connection to a current case. He has also been a part of the short film '#will' which centers around a teenage boy who struggles with self-harming behavior and has to gain control of his mind and destiny. He is also known for acting in the short film 'Fate' in which he plays a young boy who struggles with an ADHD diagnosis.
Pernilla August as Kristina
Pernilla August is one of the best-known actors in Sweden and a longtime collaborator of Ingmar Bergman. She won the Best Actress Award at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival for her role in Bergman's 'The Best Intentions'. August has also carved out a successful international career for herself, portraying Shmi Skywalker in 'Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace' and 'Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones'.
Who are the other stars?
'Young Royals' also stars Nikita Uggla and Frida Argento.
'Young Royals' has been created by Lisa Ambjörn. The series begins streaming on Netflix on July 1. Catch the trailer below.