Netflix’s new mini-series, The Defeated, shows Germany after the war. The Defeated is also known as Shadow play. It was aired on August 18, 2021. It gained so much love and popularity from the audience and was in the top 10 list of Netflix.
Season 2 Expected Release Date
Netflix started streaming The Defeated-on August 18, 2021. Mas Marlind wrote the script for the show, which Tandem Productions and Bron Studios made. The Defeated was entirely filmed in Prague and the Czech Republic’s surrounding areas, which served as a stand-in for Germany during World War II.
Season 2 was initially supposed to be filmed in 2020. But it was delayed due to the covid-19 pandemic situation. And now it is estimated that it will premiere somewhere in 2023. The series had to be 16 episodes long and aired in two seasons with eight episodes each.
And the first season is out already, so it is assumed that the other season must be there sometime. The series’ first season gained so much love and popularity from the audience, so it is assumed that the next season will also be great and worth waiting for.
It shows the city of Berlin, as to how it was before the war and how it changed so much after the war. A police officer of New York, McLaughlin traveled to the divided city of Berlin in 1946. He traveled to help in setting up a civilian police force which was based on the American model. He was searching for the murderer of two American Gls, Max and Elsie, they came across an eyewitness, but she was murdered soon after that.
Max McLaughlin is the main lead or the protagonist, an American police officer who came to Berlin for the first time. Tom Franklin plays the role of another police officer helping establish a police force in berlin. Logan Marshall-Green is the brother of Max. Elsie Garten is a former linguist teacher who has joined the police force to restore Berlin’s glory as before the war. Finally, Clarie Franklin is the daughter of Tom.
Watch it or Skip it?
It is a treat for the ones who love historical thriller stories and periodic drama. It has great cinematography with solid performances of the characters. The storyline or the Plot is just amazing and binds the audience’s interest.
Where can Story Move in Part 2?
In part 1, Max finally reunited with his Nazi-hunting brother, but it was not as warm reunite as it should be. When Max went to check on Claire, Mortix escaped and asked a local person to lift him to Italy. However, there were some excellent developments in the Story of part 1. But what happens in the next part has yet to be seen.
In short, The Defeated is an excellent movie in all senses, from storyline to plot, to the star cast, to cinematography, and positivity. Everything was good enough to maintain the audience’s interest, and through this, it gained so much popularity and love from its viewers. They are waiting for the next season eagerly. It is a thumbs up for The Defeated season 1 and season 2.