Netflix has announced five more German Original Series will be heading to the streaming service starting in 2019. The series will be a mixture of genres crime dramas, coming of age stories and family sagas. Details of the new series are below:
Tribes of Europa
2070. After a mysterious global catastrophe what remains of Europe is fractured into countless micro-states. Several so-called ‘Tribes’ fight for dominance over the continent. This is the post-apocalyptic, adventurous saga of three siblings who set out to change the fate of this new “EUROPA”.
Written by Philip Koch, Jana Burbach, Benjamin Seiler
Created and directed by Philip Koch
Produced by Wiedemann & Berg Television (Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann)
Don’t try this at home
To win back the love of his life, a high school student and his best friend launch Europe’s largest online drug business from a teenage bedroom.
Written by Philipp Käßbohrer, Sebastian Colley and Stefan Titze
Directed by Lars Montag and Arne Feldhusen
Produced by BTF Productions (Matthias Murmann and Phillip Käßbohrer)
In Frankfurt, a young and gifted hip-hop producer gets the chance of a lifetime when he signs with Skyline Records. But the worlds of music, organized crime and high finance collide when the label owner’s gangster brother returns from exile to claim his share.
Created by Dennis Schanz
Directed by Max Erlenwein and Soleen Yusef
Produced by Komplizen Film (Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski und David Keitsch) and StickUp Films (Dennis Schanz and Luis Singer)
Untitled Christmas mini-series
A three-part mini-series about one family‘s crazy and emotional Christmas holidays. The story revolves around four generations of women who finally have to come clean about all the secrets they have been keeping from each other.
Written by Katharina Eyssen
Produced by Sommerhaus Film (Jochen Laube and Fabian Maubach) and Katharina Eyssen
In the famous battle of the Teutoburg Forest, Germanic warriors in 9 AD halted the spread of the Roman Empire in their advance north. This bloody encounter of two worlds is tragically interwoven with the destinies of three young people whose fate will lead them from innocence to guilt, from loyalty to betrayal, and from love to hate.
Created by Arne Nolting & Jan-Martin Scharf and Andreas Heckmann
Produced by Gaumont (Sabine de Mardt, Andreas Bareiss, Rainer Marquass)