The team behind the highly acclaimed Netflix original German series “Dark,” producers Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, have set their sights on a new series – “1899”.
The original series will follow the passengers on a migrant ship travelling the Atlantic at the turn of the century, a mixed bag Europeans united by their hopes and dreams for the new world that lies ahead.
After the steamship discovers another migrant ship adrift, their journey takes an unexpected turn. What they find on board will turn their travels to the promised land into a terrifying nightmare.
No premiere date is yet set. The second season of “Dark” is now in production for a 2019 release with that one following the disappearance of two young children which ends up exposing the double lives and fractured relationships among four families in a German town.