“1899” is an upcoming German period mystery-horror series that will be available for streaming on Netflix in late 2022. Created by Janje Friese and Baran bo Odar, the series follows a group of European migrants who leave London on a steamship to start new lives in New York City. However, their journey takes a dark turn when they come across another migrant ship adrift at sea, leading to a nightmarish experience.
Moreover, here are all the details that we have regarding the upcoming, 1899 series on Netflix.
1899 Series Cast
- The series stars actress Emily Beecham of “Little Joe” fame in the lead role as Maura Franklin
- Aneurin Barnard
- Andreas Pietschmann
- Miguel Bernardeau
- Maciej Musial
- Anton Lesser
- Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen
- Rosalie Craig
- Clara Rosager
- Maria Erwolter
- Martin Greis- Rosenthal
- Yann Gael
- Mathilde Ollivier
- Jose Pimentao
- Isabella Wei
- Gabby Wong
- Jonas Bloquet
- Fflyn Edwards
- Alexandre Willaume
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In June 2022, the teaser for “1899” was released, showcasing a group of European migrants departing from London on a steamship with the intention of starting fresh lives in New York City. However, their journey becomes unpredictable and unsettling when they come across another migrant ship that is stranded in the open sea. The teaser hints at the unexpected twists and turns that await the characters in their voyage.
The discovery they make on the ship will transform their journey towards a better life into a challenging and unsettling mystery. It links the individual backgrounds of each passenger through a complex network of hidden truths and undisclosed information.
1899 Release Date
Earlier, the series was scheduled to be released in 2021, but due to delays, it was postponed. In early 2022, it was confirmed that the series would be coming to Netflix in the autumn or winter of 2022. The specific release date for 1899 has not been officially announced by the creators yet. However, it is expected to premiere on the platform sometime in November 2022.
The series will consist of eight episodes, with the first episode titled “The Ship.” Each episode of this epic drama series will have a runtime of 60 minutes. It will be a multilingual series, with characters from different parts of the world speaking their native languages.
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