Netflix’s Dark will end after series three

Netflix’s German-language series Dark is due to start its second series on 21st June. But we’re hearing that the streaming giant has not only commissioned a third series, but that third run will be its final instalment. Showrunner Baran bo Odor took to Instagram to confirm the news. View this post on Instagram And it‘s…

Netflix reveals Dark season two trailer and transmission date

German-language series, Dark, was a huge hit for Netflix, and it was good news when we found out it was coming back for a second series. It centres around a missing child, and sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations. The series first…

Walter Presents teases German series Bad Banks

Bad Banks sounds like it’s a very topical financial thriller, full of twists and turns set within some enormous financial institutions. The six-part German series is coming to Channel 4/All4 thanks to Walter Presents, and has won a stack of awards in its native Germany. After being wrongly fired, young and ambitious Jana is quickly…

The Bridge inspires new German series from the producers of Dark

The tentacles of Swedish series, The Bridge, are still extending far and wide, it seems, even after the show’s final, fourth series ended last year. So far we’ve had Bridge spin-off series in the UK, the US and across Asia. Now we have another European series that takes its cue from Hans Rosenfeldt’s global success….

Netflix reveals trailer for German series Dogs Of Berlin

And we have another German-language Netflix series incoming. Dogs Of Berlin is a cop show that has been described as ‘gritty’ and is coming to our screens in a few weeks’ time. After the death of a renowned German-Turkish soccer player, two very different cops each face off against the German underworld, and each is…

REVIEW: 54 Hours – The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (S1 E2/2)

There’s a very famous horror movie called Cannibal Holocaust that caused a huge amount of controversy on it’s release in the director’s native homeland of Italy. Ruggero Deodato had set out to make an exploitation movie about exploitation itself – inspired by the Italian media’s coverage of the Red Brigade murders of the 1970s, where…

REVIEW : 54 Hours – The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (S1 E1/2)

A few years ago the UK was gripped by the manhunt for Raoul Moat, who had gone on the run after shooting his former partner and her new boyfriend. Rolling coverage of the investigation reached fever pitch when Moat was thought to be holed up somewhere near a small town called Rothbury and the media…

HBO Europe to launch Hackerville in November

German crime drama has come along way in recent years – the likes of spy series Deutschland 83 was a huge hit, Dark was made by Netflix and Babylon Berlin was very good as well. Hackerville seems to be the next one off the block – it’s made by HBO Europe and German channel TNT Serie, …

ZDF greenlights The Lost Daughter

German crime drama has undergone a bit of a renaissance in recent years, broadcaster ZDF has announced that it is joining the party. The Lost Daughter (Die Verlorene Tochter) tells the story of a family whose daughter disappeared 10 years ago on a thundery night in a mysterious way. There were no witnesses, no clues, nothing. Then Isa…