1899: Netflix series has a connection to Dark? Understand!

This Thursday (17), premieres, on Netflix, the series 1899🇧🇷 Awaited by many, the work was created by the German duo Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, who also gave life to another recent streaming success: Dark.


Following the line of suspense and mystery that crowned Dark on Netflix, 1899 delves into the secrets of a drifting ship, which is found and explored by crew of different nationalities traveling on another vessel.

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But the unanswered question is: 1899 and Dark have some kind of connectionsince they follow similar paths and have the same creators?


The plain and simple answer is: no. At least, that’s what Odar and Friese said in interviews before the 1899 premiere. According to the producers, when they came up with the concepts for 1899, the idea was to do something different and original. Therefore, follow the formula of dark it would make no sense and would only curb the innovative potential of the new production.


Which dark and 1899 have in common, therefore, they are just the same creative minds behind the scripts and production. However, we will keep an eye on production to fish for possible easter eggs.

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What is the story of 1899?

The official plot of the highly anticipated series is as follows:

“The original series revolves around an immigrant ship heading west to leave the old continent from London to New York. The passengers, a mixed bag of Europeans from different backgrounds, bond over their hopes and dreams in a new century. When they discover another immigrant ship adrift on the open sea, their journeys take an unexpected turn. What they find aboard will turn their passage to the promised land into a gruesome burden”.


The production will feature 8 episodes in its 1st season and premieres tomorrow, Thursday (17) on Netflix.

The main cast of 1899 features Isabella Wei, Anton Lesser, Emily Beecham, Clara Rosager, Aneurin Barnard, Mathilde Ollivier and Andreas Pietschmann (who played the older version of Jonas in dark🇧🇷

By all indications, fans of mind-bending mysteries will have a full plate to enjoy and, soon, theories around 1899 should begin to emerge.

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