Grattis på födelsedagen, Pippi Långstrump!

Pressmeddelanden   •   Maj 20, 2020 10:33 CEST

​Var med och fira världens starkaste flicka den 21 maj! På nätet finns många jubileumsaktiviteter att ta del i och i Vimmerby öppnar Astrid Lindgrens Näs. Dessutom lanseras en ny Pippi-musikvideo och många nya böcker och produkter.

Sandi Toksvig narrates Pippi Longstocking audiobooks for 75th Anniversary year

Pressmeddelanden   •   Maj 18, 2020 11:34 CEST

​The Astrid Lindgren Company is delighted to announce that award-winning presenter, comedian and writer Sandi Toksvig (Great British Bake Off, QI, The News Quiz) will narrate new audiobook editions of Astrid Lindgren’s classic tales Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard and Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas to mark 75 years since Pippi’s creation.

Från ägarlett till ägarstyrt: Astrid Lindgren Aktiebolag får ny vd

Pressmeddelanden   •   Mar 31, 2020 15:15 CEST

För första gången rekryterar Astrid Lindgrens barn och barnbarn – ägarna till Astrid Lindgren Aktiebolag – en ny vd utanför familjen. Samtidigt genomförs vissa förändringar i bolagsgruppens organisation. Den övergripande strategin är att bolaget ska gå från en ägarledd struktur till en ägarstyrd, där ägarna framförallt fokuserar på långsiktigt strategiska och policymässiga frågor.

The Astrid Lindgren Company names new CEO

Pressmeddelanden   •   Mar 31, 2020 15:15 CEST

For the first time, Astrid Lindgren’s children and grandchildren – the owners of The Astrid Lindgren Company – are recruiting a new CEO from outside the family. This change is part of an overall strategy to transfer from an owner-managed organisation to owner-governed with the owners primarily focusing on long-term strategy and policy issues.

Antalet flickor på flykt rekordhögt – Pippi Långstrump stöttar en bortglömd men modig grupp

Pressmeddelanden   •   Jan 14, 2020 07:00 CET

I år är det 75 år sedan den första boken om Pippi Långstrump gavs ut. Med anledning av jubileet lanserar Astrid Lindgren Aktiebolag och Rädda Barnen den globala kampanjen Pippi of Today, ett samarbete för att med gemensamma resurser skapa uppmärksamhet och samla in pengar till Rädda Barnens arbete för flickor på flykt.

The number of girls on the move at a record high - Pippi Longstocking supports vulnerable but courageous group

Pressmeddelanden   •   Jan 14, 2020 07:00 CET

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first published book about Pippi Longstocking. To commemorate this jubilee, The Astrid Lindgren Company and Save the Children are launching the global campaign “Pippi of Today”, a collaboration to create awareness and raise money for Save the Children’s work for girls on the move.


Pressmeddelanden   •   Dec 13, 2019 11:15 CET

Den nya kortfilmen Räven och Tomten är producerad av norska Qvisten Animation och Astrid Lindgren Film. Den är baserad på Astrid Lindgrens populära bilderbok med illustrationer av Eva Eriksson. Joakim Berg från Kent har tonsatt ledmotivet som framförs av Peter Jöback och Moonica Mac. Den svenska berättarrösten görs av Claes Månsson. Räven och Tomten premiärvisas kl. 14.40, på SVT.

Pippi på Cirkus

Pressmeddelanden   •   Nov 15, 2019 12:09 CET

Pop House Productions och Astrid Lindgren Aktiebolag firar sommaren 2020 Pippi Långstrumps 75-årsjubileum genom att sätta upp en sprakande, musikalisk cirkusföreställning i samarbete med Cirkus Cirkör – PIPPI PÅ CIRKUS.

Pippi at Cirkus

Pressmeddelanden   •   Nov 15, 2019 12:08 CET

Pop House Productions and the Astrid Lindgren Company are celebrating Pippi Longstocking’s 75th anniversary in the summer of 2020 with a fun, musical circus show in collaboration with Cirkus Cirkör – PIPPI AT CIRKUS.


Pressmeddelanden   •   Okt 02, 2019 09:00 CEST

London, Paris, October 2nd

STUDIOCANAL, Heyday Films and the Astrid Lindgren Company today confirm that they are in early development on a film adaptation of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING. This project reunites STUDIOCANAL and Heyday following their successful collaboration on PADDINGTON 1 & 2.

Pippi Longstocking is the main character in an eponymous series of children’s books by legendary Swedish author Astrid Lindgren. Pippi originates from bedside stories Lindgren told to her daughter Karin about an anything-but-pious girl with boundless energy. With her iconic red hair, freckles, strength, free spirit and bravery Pippi has become an icon of children’s literature and a role model for generations. In fact, she was “girl power” long before the term was even invented. Pippi is the ultimate fantasy for every child, and most grownups. As the strongest girl in the world, with a bag full of gold coins, she is totally independent. She is a person with power but never abuses it. On the contrary, she’s generous and kind – and she loves to have fun. Her qualities are more needed and relevant than ever.

The first three Pippi chapter books were published from 1945 to 1948, followed a number of picture book adaptations. They have been translated into 77 languages with over 65 million copies sold world-wide. Like all great literature, the stories of Pippi Longstocking have amused and thrilled people of all ages in all parts of the world for almost 75 years.

In an interview with TODAY Michelle Obama recalled Pippi Longstocking as the first book love of her life: "I was really fascinated with this strong little girl that was the centre of everything. And she was almost magical in a way. I mean, she was stronger and tougher than anyone. She had superhuman strength."

Nils Nyman, grandchild of Astrid Lindgren and CEO at Astrid Lindgren Film comments “In David Heyman, with his impressive track-record of bringing great literary works to the screen, together with STUDIOCANAL we are confident that we have found a team that can understand and appreciate the full value of Pippi Longstocking and develop films that capture both the playfulness and the gravity in my grandmother’s works. We are therefore very excited and pleased to announce this collaboration. I’m especially thrilled to announce this now, when we’re in the midst of planning Pippi Longstocking’s upcoming 75th Anniversary in 2020 together with a global campaign in support of Save the Children’s important work for Children on the Move

Producer David Heyman expands “I am thrilled to collaborate with Thomas Gustafsson, Olle Nyman and their team at the Astrid Lindgren Company and our partners at STUDIOCANAL on this film adaptation of the brilliant and timeless Pippi Longstocking. Pippi has endured and inspired families everywhere through her life force, strength of character and her irrepressible joie de vivre. Astrid Lindgren’s books have been translated around the globe for many years – a testament to her vision which we are determined to honour with a new film.”

Jeffrey Clifford and Rosie Alison will also produce for Heyday. Additional collaborations between STUDIOCANAL and Heyday include Marc Munden’s THE SECRET GARDEN, currently in post-production and the Paddington animated television series shooting in London.

STUDIOCANAL CEO Didier Lupfer and EVP International Production & Acquisitions Ron Halpern add “All of us at STUDIOCANAL are admirers and fans of Pippi Longstocking. We greatly appreciate the confidence the family of Astrid Lindgren has shown in us, letting us be their partner in bringing the timeless, wonderful and joyful creation of hers to the big screen. It's a real pleasure to work again with David Heyman and the team at Heyday, bringing Pippi to audiences around the world. Pippi will play to the imaginations of adults and children alike and we are so delighted to bring her beautifully enduring stories to life."


About The Astrid Lindgren Company

Astrid Lindgren’s (1907-2002) is one of the world’s most translated and best-selling authors. Her over 75 chapter and picture books about beloved characters such as Pippi Longstocking, Emil of Lönneberga, The Brothers Lionheart, Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter, Karlsson of the Roof and others have been translated into over 100 languages and sold in more than 165 million copies. In addition to more than 70 feature films and TV productions, her works have also been adopted for stage and musicals and are still being played frequently around the globe. Astrid Lindgren was a committed humanist who fought for children’s rights, for equality, ecology and animal welfare. The Astrid Lindgren Company is a Stockholm-based family company who owns and manages all related publishing, film/TV, stage, music merchandising and theme park rights to the works by Astrid Lindgren. The company owns and operates the theme-park Astrid Lindgren’s World in Vimmerby in the south of Sweden.

Astrid Lindgren Film has been represented by ICM Partners and Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vasallo.

About Heyday

David Heyman founded Heyday Films in 1996 and is the producer of the Academy Award® winning film, Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood, directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Al Pacino, Marriage Story, directed by Noah Baumbach and starring Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson and Laura Dern, as well as the film adaptations of Michael Bond’s Paddington, and J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter books.

Heyman is currently in post production on The Secret Garden, directed by Marc Munden, and starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters, and is in pre-production on the third of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts films having produced the first two films in the series.


STUDIOCANAL, a 100% affiliate of CANAL+ Group held by Vivendi, is Europe’s leader in production, distribution and international sales of feature films and TV series, operating directly in all three major European markets - France, the United Kingdom and Germany - as well as in Australia and New Zealand.

STUDIOCANAL owns one of the most important film libraries in the world, boasting more than 5,500 titles from 60 countries. Spanning 100 years of film history, this vast and unique catalogue includes among others the iconicTerminator 2, Rambo, Breathless, Mulholland Drive, The PianistandBelle de jour.

STUDIOCANAL has fully financed box office hitsTinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Paddington 1and2, The Commuterand Shaun The Sheep Movie. Upcoming films backed by STUDIOCANAL include Marjane Satrapi’sRadioactivefeaturing Rosamund Pike,The Secret Gardenproduced by David Heyman starring Colin Firth, Aardman Studios’ stop-motion filmA Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon.

STUDIOCANAL is actively developing and distributing high-end TV series through its network of award-winning European production companies, including TANDEM in Germany (Shadowplay), the UK’s RED Production Company (Years and Years), Spain’s BAMBÚ PRODUCCIONES (On Death Row) and France’s STUDIOCANAL ORIGINAL (Mouche). STUDIOCANAL is also an associate of Danish-based SAM Productions founded by Søren Sveistrup and Adam Price (Ride Upon The Storm) as well as of UK-based GUILTY PARTY PICTURES; Benedict Cumberbatch’s production company SUNNYMARCH TV (Patrick Melrose) and URBAN MYTH FILMS (War of the Worlds).


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STUDIOCANAL, Heyday Films and the Astrid Lindgren Company today confirm that they are in early development on a film adaptation of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING. This project reunites STUDIOCANAL and Heyday following their successful collaboration on PADDINGTON 1 & 2.

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