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The Netflix Series ‘1899’ is Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s next project.

The Netflix Series ‘1899’ is Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s next project.

Dark, a Netflix German-language sci-fi time-travel series developed by Baran Bo Odar (director) and Jantje Friese (writer), just finished its third and final season, which will premiere in June 27, 2020.

The series was set in a fictional German town called Winden, where children had been reported missing in an unusual manner. Due to the presence of time travel, the lost children had unintentionally made their way to different years in the past, according to the series’ plot.

The presence of time travel entangled four generations of a family in a never-ending cycle of grief and anguish.

The Dark creators were successful in keeping the viewers captivated until the end of the final season of the series. As a result, they simultaneously narrated one of the best sci-fi series finales ever.

The same creators, Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese (who are also real-life partners), have teamed together again for a Netflix series called 1899.

We’ll discover about Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese’s new series 1899, including its plot, release date, cast, and production staff, in this post. We’ll also learn about the show’s producers’ previous works (movies and TV episodes).

Everything We Know About Jantje Friese and Baran Bo Odar’s Upcoming Netflix Series ‘1899’

Following the completion of the Netflix series Dark, the show’s creators, Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese have begun work on their pre-planned Netflix project named 1899.

The confirmation of the series 1899 was previously revealed in a press release from 2018.

Kelly Luegenbiehl, Netflix’s Vice President of International Originals, had previously stated that he was thrilled to work with the duo for the second time. He also explained that the 1899 series had an entirely different concept than the Dark series.

“We’re thrilled to share the news of our second collaboration with Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The fact that this concept is so dissimilar than DARK is a genuine credit to their inventiveness and versatility as designers, and we are delighted to continue on this adventure with them,” Luegenbiehl said.

A joint statement from series creators Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese was also included in the press release.

“What really connected us to this idea was the prospect of creating a really European production with a mixed cast from different nations,” the statement stated. The question of what connects us and what divides us is at its core. And how the latter can be triggered by fear.”

What is the plot of the ‘1899’ series?

The narrative of the Netflix series 1899 is centered on a migrant steamship that is traveling west to abandon the old continent from London to New York, according to the series’ synopsis. When the steamship migrants come into another migrant ship passengers on the open sea, the story takes an unexpected and terrifying turn.

According to the Netflix summary for 1899,

When will ‘1899’ be released?

The series 1899 is now on the drawing board, which implies that production will not commence for some time.

However, if filming and production of the series begin by February 2021, the series might be released in the first half of 2022, according to What’s on Netflix.

Despite this, neither the showrunners nor Netflix have set an official release date. As a result, we’ll have to wait till the official 1899 release date is announced.

‘1899’ Cast and Crew

The official announcement of the cast members for the series 1899, like its premiere date, has yet to be made.

In 1899, however, we can expect “a mixed cast from several countries,” according to the showrunners’ joint statement. Because of this diversity-based strategy, the series will have a diverse cast of actors and actresses from around the world. Baran Bo Odar and Jantje Friese cast all of the actors and actresses in the Dark series from Germany alone.

In terms of the cast of 1899, the show’s creator Baran Bo Odar shared a few names from the “writer’s room” in an Instagram post on August 3, 2020.

Jantje Friese, Emil Nygaard Albertsen (Denmark), Coline Abert (France), Emma Ko (UK), Jerome Buchan-Nelson (UK), Dario Madrona (Spain), and Joshua Long were among the crew members identified in the title of the post that began with “1899 Writer’s room Day #1.” (USA).

Aside from ‘Dark’ and ‘1899,’ Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese have appeared in a number of films and television shows.

In addition to Dark and the upcoming 1899, the real-life pair, a.k.a. writer-director combination Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, have previously collaborated on a few projects.

Movies like The Silence (released in 2010) and Who Am I – No System Is Safe is among the projects (released in 2014).

Friese was even nominated for a German Film Award for Best Screenplay in 2015 for the film Who Am I – No System Is Safe.

Similarly, Odar has directed films like The Braun family (2001), Under the sun (2005-06), and Squeak (2005).

In addition, the 42-year-old director has received the ‘Adolf Grimme Award’ for ‘Best Fiction (Dark) in 2018, the ‘Bavarian Film Awards for ‘Best Director (Who Am I – No System Is Safe) in 2014, and the ‘Palm Springs International Film Festival for ‘Directors to Watch’ (The Silence) in 2011.

Jantje Friese graduated from the University of Television and Film Munich with a degree in production and media management. Or, her partner, is a screenwriter as well as a film and television director.