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Princess Mary's horror at Prince Frederik's tell-all TV series

Prince Frederik is bracing for a new TV series revealing the secrets of his wild years.

Just as hit Netflix series The Crown has lifted the lid on the British royal family's lives, a new TV series is 
set to do the same for the Danish royal family – and the wild ways of Princess Mary's husband Prince Frederik 
are set to be exposed.

According to Danish reports the-49-year-old future King will be 
the subject of the upcoming program, which will focus on 
his younger years.

An early manuscript suggests it will unveil plenty of scandals involving Prince Fred's relationships with models, and includes scenes with 
sex romps and even drugs!

The Frederik we know today is very different from his younger years.
The Frederik we know today is very different from his younger years.
In his 20s, he was known as the "Playboy Prince".
In his 20s, he was known as the "Playboy Prince".
With movie star good looks... (Image/ Kongehuset og Franne Voigt)
With movie star good looks... (Image/ Kongehuset og Franne Voigt)
We can see why Prince Frederik liked to have fun!
We can see why Prince Frederik liked to have fun!

Danish director Christian Tafdrup, 39, will helm the project, which he calls "a great story about a young man who isn't allowed to be who he wants to be."

According to Christian, he was inspired by the success of The Crown, which centres on Queen Elizabeth's relationship with her roving husband Prince Philip.

We hope they include Prince Fred's early years.
We hope they include Prince Fred's early years.
They could splice the show with the sweetest flashbacks!
They could splice the show with the sweetest flashbacks!
We're expecting glitz, glamour and a whole lot of drama.
We're expecting glitz, glamour and a whole lot of drama.

"A TV series about Fred is a much better idea," he says of his upcoming project.

The distinguished director mused that it will focus on Frederik's battles with his mother Queen Margrethe over his unwillingness to take 
on the royal role.

"He was born into all of this and he didn't want to be that man," Christian shared.

"It is a mother-son drama about two different people."

"It is a mother-son drama about two different people."
"It is a mother-son drama about two different people."
Frederik was quite like Prince Harry, known for his partying ways, before settling down with Mary.
Frederik was quite like Prince Harry, known for his partying ways, before settling down with Mary.
Danish director Christian Tafdrup will helm the project.
Danish director Christian Tafdrup will helm the project.

Danish magazine Se og Hør has seen an initial draft of the scrip.

The show, which was first planned as a film called Frederik's Young Years, contains sex scenes, threesomes and drug-taking.

It's thought the TV series will make plenty of changes, but it's no surprise the Danish royals – Fred's wife Princess Mary in particular – are worried about what may be screened.

We hope we'll see Fred's friendship with future Queen, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
We hope we'll see Fred's friendship with future Queen, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
Mary is said to be very anxious about the new show.
Mary is said to be very anxious about the new show.
Fred's former loves including models Katja Storkholm...
Fred's former loves including models Katja Storkholm...
...and Malou Aamund.
...and Malou Aamund.

Before meeting Mary in Sydney in 2000, Fred had controversial flings with several models including Katja Storkholm and Malou Aamund.

His reluctance to step into the royal spotlight initially 
is also no secret.

Now the question is, what new scandals could this film uncover?

It's not the first time Fred's life has been replicated in the name of the arts

Who can forget the 2015 Channel Ten telemovie Mary: The Making of a Princess

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