Here’s the impressive first trailer for upcoming Netflix series The Barbarians, about the bloody Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halted the spread of the Roman Empire.
Created by Arne Nolting, Jan-Martin Scharf and Andreas Heckmann, the largely German-language series will hone in on the destinies of three young people whose fates are interconnected.
Vikings director Steve Saint Ledger directs with Barbara Eder. The ensemble cast includes David Schütter (Charlie’s Angels), Laurence Rupp (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation) and Bernhard Schütz (Sense8).
Sabine de Mardt, Andreas Bareiss and Rainer Marquass produce for Gaumont. The show launches in Germany on October 23.
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