1899 is a German multi-language epic period mystery-horror streaming television series created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar. It premiered on Netflix on 17 November, 2022.1899 Season 1 Download
The series follows a group of European migrants traveling from London on a steamship to start new lives in New York City. They encounter another migrant ship adrift on the open sea, and their journey begins to turn into a nightmare.Pre-production for the series officially commenced on 24 November 2020, with a week-long lens test shoot taking place. The series was initially scheduled to begin principal photography on 1 February 2021, but was later pushed back by 3 months. Filming officially began on 3 May 2021 at Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, the only designated UNESCO Creative City of Film in Germany.The series was shot in a new virtual production stage called Volume, operated by bo Odar and Friese’s sister company Dark Bay, at Studio Babelsberg.
Filming also took place in London, United Kingdom. Creative studio Framestore will provide visual effects for the series. Filming for the series wrapped in November 2021 with Baran bo Odar posting on Instagram.On 16 December 2020, it was announced that Emily Beecham was cast in the lead role. On 2 May 2021, Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann, Miguel Bernardeau, Maciej Musiał, Anton Lesser, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen, Rosalie Craig, Clara Rosager, Maria Erwolter, Yann Gael, Mathilde Ollivier, José Pimentão, Isabella Wei, Gabby Wong, Jonas Bloquet, Fflyn Edwards, and Alexandre Willaume were added to the cast, with each character speaking in the actor’s native language.The budget for the series was at least €60 million, with €2 million coming from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, €10 million coming from the German Motion Picture Fund, and Netflix investing €48 million in the project. 1899 is the most expensive German television series of all time.On Rotten Tomatoes, the series debuted with an 80% approval rating based on five reviews, with an average rating of 6.80/10.