When in the mood to spend an evening watching an exciting show or a movie, Netflix always has the perfect options for us to choose from. There is a show or movie on Netflix for every mood and ambiance. The streamer leaves no chance to keep the audience glued to the screen with new releases now and then. And now, Netflix will soon release another mystery-horror drama, 1899, on its platform.
In the past few years, Netflix has released many sci-fi and horror series like Stranger Things and Dark. And both were a massive hit on the streaming platform. Similar to Dark, 1899 also comes from the creators Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, and we can expect something unique and peculiar from the show. So, here is everything you need to know about the upcoming series.
1899 on Netflix: Cast, plot, and more
1899 will follow the journey of a migrant steamship, filled with people from various backgrounds, colors, and races, all united by the idea of making a new life, heading west to New York from their old continent London. On the surface level, the new series would seem like a simple tale of the journey, but 1899 is much more twisted. The passengers discover another immigrant ship on their journey, and what they find aboard changes their destiny in the most abrupt manner.
Expected to release in 2021, 1899 had to go through various delays. Although there is no precise release date, the series will most likely hit the screens in November 2022. However, the series is all set to premiere at the 47th Toronto International Film Festival in September, confirmed director Baran bo Odar.
A huge ensemble of actors will be a part of this series. German actor Andreas Piestschmann, who played Jonas in Dark, and Spanish actor Miguel Bernardeau will be part of this upcoming series. Apart from them, the show will also feature The Rain actor Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen and Mathilde Ollivier, who also starred in Boss Level and Sister of the Groom. Welsh actor Aneurin Barnard will also star in the series.
Is the series a sequel to Dark?
As of now, there is no confirmation that the series is a sequel to Dark. In an interview, Odar teased, “Knowing that we did Dark, everyone can be assured that this is going to be something weird and wild and crazy,”
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However, it seems like there will not be any time travel, but indeed prepare yourself for something full of twists. Are you excited about 1899? Do let us know in the comments below.