The duo behind Netflix’s first German original have set up their next project at the streamer. Dark creators Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar said today that 1899 will follow a migrant steamship heading west to leave the old continent from London to New York.
The original series will follow the boat’s passengers, a mixe…
Netflix has signed its first European overall series deal. The streamer has signed with Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, the German duo behind Dark, which the company says is one of its most-watched entirely non-English shows.
The pair will produce new series and projects for Netflix's 125 million members worldwide.
One of the most consistent and enthusiastic distributors of foreign language content since its inception, the streaming service has only just now taken on its first German-language production, in the form of this series from creators Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese.