The hit series from the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix German titled, Dark, ended only a while ago, but the creators of the series Baran do Odar and Jantje Friese has well known their next project for quite some time now. It was announced by the streaming giant in the month of November of the year 2018, that their next series is titled, 1899.
The series is going to be a part of the overall deal of the duo with the streaming platform. As the title of the series suggests, the new series is going to be a period drama, and the synopsis of the series that has been officially revealed is mentioned below.
The original series revolves around a steamship heading west to leave the old continent from London to New York. Also, the passengers, who are a mixed bag of European origins, are united by their dreams and hopes for their future abroad and the new century.
When they discover another migrant ship adrift on the open sea, their journey takes an unexpected turn.
The series is in the very early stages of production, but due to who is behind the series, there is a feeling that many will be paying close attention to the development of the show.
1899: All About Netflix’s Next By ‘Dark’ Creators
It was also revealed during a panel at Berlinale in the month of February of the year 2020, that the showrunners revealed that unlike Dark, the primary language of the series titled 1899, will be English.
During a panel at the Berlinale, Baran bo Odar revealed that the writers’ room for “1899” will open this year and that shooting starts in early 2021! Main language of the new Netflix series will be English. pic.twitter.com/CnmhSu6c9u
— 1899 Netflix (@1899Netflix) February 24, 2020
At the time of writing, no members of the cast have been announced yet, as we already told you that the series is still in the very early stages of production. However, we should be expecting some announcements in the near future. Also, you must know that it is not unlikely that some of the cast members from Dark make an appearance.
The production of the series is all set to take place in the UK, London, Germany, Berlin, and other European cities as you can see in the tweet that is embedded above, that the writing for the series 1899 started in the year 2020.
As for the filming of the series, it was scheduled to begin in the month of February of the year 2021 with prepping starting in the month of September 2020. Don’t worry we will update you as soon anything official gets revealed.