The creators of Dark are back with their next masterpiece: 1899. This television series is supposed to be all about ambition, horror, mystery, and survival. After the time-weaving mind-bender, the creators have decided to go on with a period drama, the release date of which has not been announced yet.
We have no idea when this series is coming, but the teaser has stirred the audience. Just after watching it, you can see that it is much like Dark, just as twisted and mysterious that you have no idea as to what is happening, with a whirlpool in the end.
What is 1899?
1899 is an upcoming German series created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar. It is a period drama with mystery and supernatural horror. The creators had previously made the infamous series Dark, and this series is their next great project. One of its major characteristics has been that it is set in the ocean.
According to the official description, some European immigrants board a steamship from London to start afresh in New York City. However, on the course of their journey, they find another ship in the sea, which is the beginning of the story.
In the teaser, we see people coming from various cultures, including the Middle East and Africa. There will most probably be no time travel, but the series is surely going to be ‘weird, wild, crazy, as per the makers.
The passengers of both the ships experience unforeseen mishaps, along with extreme tension among themselves, all the while their battle for survival.
Who is the cast of 1899?
The series has Hail, Caesar! Actress Emily Beecham is the protagonist along with Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann, Miguel Mernardeau, Maciej Musial, Anton Lesser, Rosalie Craig, and Mathilde Ollivier, and others.
When and where will 1899 be released?
1899 is set to release in autumn or winter 2022 on Netflix. It will be released in several languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, Danish, Portuguese, and Cantonese.
We have news that the series will most probably aim for a release on November 24, 2022, though nothing has been declared officially.
How many episodes will be there in 1899?
The series will supposedly have ten one-hour episodes in its first season, where the pilot episode will be called “The Ship”.
Is there anything new?
There are many things unique about 1899. The crew has used virtual LED sets. The technology proved to be a challenge in the beginning but is convenient. The makers termed it ‘the new way of filmmaking’, and they had to consult the team of The Mandolarian to understand it further.
What could be the story of 1899?
1899 could be a lot of things, but it most probably does not have time travel as the creators have stated that they don’t like repeating things. However, after the massive success of Dark, the creators knew that they will need to do something as weird as Dark to keep, so the enigma around the series is being kept intact.