Netflix’s upcoming horror-mystery series 1899 comes from the creators of another masterpiece Dark. The streaming platform dropped a horrifying trailer for its forthcoming series which is set on an immigrant ship that sets sail for America. When does the new series come to Netflix? And what is so horrifying about it? Keep reading to find the details!
1899 Tells The Tale Of A Lost Ship ‘Prometheus’
The series details the story of an immigrant streamer traveling to a new world filled with people that are running away from something. However, en route, they come across something mysterious. They encounter another ship named ‘The Prometheus’ that has been missing for a long time. Now, the ship is right in front of their eyes, sailing adrift on the open sea.
As per Deadline, the ship had sunk and now mysteriously resurfaced without anyone onboard. However, things take a wild turn after the crew decides to explore Prometheus.
When Does 1899 Premiere On Netflix?
This series comes from the masterminds behind Dark, Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The trailer focuses on repeated black triangle images that aren’t explained in the trailer. However, the focus is enough to hook viewers looking forward to something just as crazy and spine-chilling as Dark. The series drops globally on the streaming platform on November 17.
On their journey across the vast and treacherous Atlantic Ocean, the passengers of the Kerberos encounter the biggest mystery of their lives. Welcome to 1899, a deeply immersive new series from the creators of Dark. pic.twitter.com/LwRUEaDQy9
— Netflix (@netflix) October 24, 2022
The show brings together talented actors from all over the world that include:
- Andreas Pietschmann
- Emily Beecham
- Miguel Bernardeau
- Aneurin Barnard
- Maciej Musial
- Rosalie Craig
- Mathilde Ollivier
- Lucas Lynggaard Tonnesen
- Yann Gael
- Gabby Wong
- Flynn Edwards
- Isabella Wei
- Alexandre Willaume
All these actors speak their native languages in the series. The trailer also showcases the show’s design which looks more like a steampunk take on the Bridgeton series with hints of Night Of The Living Dead. The show’s suspense and thriller elements are emphasized by the new teaser that plays Jimi Hendrix’s version of All Along The Watchtower in the background.
Netflix’s 1899 Is Shot Completely In A Virtual Studio
1899 is the first Netflix series that is shot entirely in a virtual studio with cutting-edge LED-Volume technology. It also features a video game engine that creates virtual locations and sets that allows makers to film complex visual effects on camera. The first season comprises eight episodes. It was filmed at the Dark Bay LED studio on the Studio Babelsberg lot located outside Berlin.
As scary as the visuals look in the trailer, Fans will also be interested in the mysterious characters, mind-bending themes, and twisted plots that vibe similar to Dark. 1899 can be a go-to option for Dark fans that have been craving for more ever since the show ended back in 2020.
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