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Netflix seals overall series deal with German creators of Dark

Netflix has sealed an exclusive multi-year overall series deal with the creative minds behind Dark, which it describes as “one of the most-watched entirely non-English shows on Netflix”. Under the terms of the deal, Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar will produce new series and projects for Netflix’s 125 million members around the world. Commenting […]

Netflix confirms German original

Netflix is following Amazon Prime Instant Video into the German originals market. The US-based streaming platform confirmed it is making Dark, a “family drama with a supernatural twist”, in the European territory. News of the series first leaked last week, after it emerged Endemol Shine Germany-backed producer Wiedemann & Berg had won the commission after […]

Netflix ‘sets first German original’

Netflix’s latest original content play is reportedly the streaming platform’s first German-language drama from an Endemol Shine Germany-backed prodco. The show, which is currently untitled, will be made by Wiedemann & Berg, the Endemol Shine joint venture prodco, according to a report in German media trade Mediabiz. Mediabiz reported up to 70 German producers had […]