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1899 - WHAT IS LOST WILL BE FOUND – EUROPEAN PREMIERE IN THE FUNKHAUS BERLIN

1899 - WHAT IS LOST WILL BE FOUND – EUROPEAN PREMIERE IN THE FUNKHAUS BERLIN

Jantje Friese und Baran bo Odar präsentieren ihre lang erwartete Mystery-Serie 1899 morgen Abend im Funkhaus Berlin

Berlin, November 9, 2022 – Tomorrow evening, showrunners Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar (makers of DARK) are celebrating the European premiere of their new mystery series 1899 in Berlin. The star-studded international cast including Andreas Pietschmann (DARK), Emily Beecham (ThePursuit of Love), Maciej Musiał (The Witcher), Aneurin Barnard (Dunkirk), Miguel Bernardeau (Elite), Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen (The Rain, Borgen), Clara Rosager (The Rain), José Pimentão (Al Berto), Mathilde Ollivier (Boss Level), Jonas Bloquet (The Nun), Yann Gael (Sakho & Mangane), Isabella Wei (Our 4°c - Able World), Gabby Wong (Rogue One), Rosalie Craig (Lovesick), Maria Erwolter (The Ritual) and Alexandre Willaume (The Wheel of Time) will create quite the storm on the Black Carpet.

Even the arrival is exclusive… the cast and crew, alongside VIPs, influencers, and premiere guests, will travel along the Spree to the Funkhaus Berlin on a chartered ship with the look and feel of the vessels in 1899. There, they’ll be greeted with an enormous Black Carpet, a spectacular light installation, and an immersive1899 experience with recreated walk-through sets from the series, as well as a special-edition newspaper, namely The Southampton Post, printed especially for the streaming highlight of the year.

They are also expecting countless esteemed guests and influencers including Laura Berlin, Jasmin Tabatabai,Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Nadeshda Brennicke, Daniel Donskoy, Laurence Rupp,Katja Riemann, Kai Schumann, Melika Foroutan, Larissa Sirah Herden, Maxi Mundt, Riccardo Simonetti, Rick Okon, Dimitrij Schaad, Lea van Acken,Lisa Vicari, Alina Mour, Dalia, Alex Freerun, Jay & Arya,Rick Azas, and Enya Elstner.

Steven Gätjen will be hosting the evening.

1899, the must-see series of the year, starts November 17, worldwide and exclusively on Netflix.

About 1899

The eight episodes follow mysterious events during the voyage of an immigrant ship from Europe to New York. The passengers, all of different backgrounds, are united by their hopes for a new century and their future abroad. When they discover a second ship adrift on the open sea that had gone missing for months, their journey takes an unexpected turn. What they find on board will turn their passage to the promised land into a nightmare-like riddle, connecting each of the passenger’s pasts through a web of secrets.

About DARK WAYS GmbH

After their global success with DARK (Netflix), the showrunner duo Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar founded the production company DARK WAYS. With their company, they hope to produce high quality stories and distribute them worldwide. The series 1899 marks the first production by DARK WAYS.

About DARK BAY GmbH

DARK BAY is Europe’s first LED studio for virtual productions, founded by DARK WAYS and Studio Babelsberg in the historic halls of Potsdam Babelsberg. The virtual production studio is one of the biggest LED installations in the world and uses cutting-edge ROE Ruby LED panels. ARRI, FABER A.V., and FRAMESTORE were attracted as industry partners. DARK BAY’s first customer is the production 1899, offering future clients a well proven setup.

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