Netflix will offer its first German production when Dark, a family saga with a supernatural twist, debuts on the SVOD service in 2017.
The 10-episode drama details the disappearance of two children and exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families.
Netflix is spreading its reach across the globe. Last month, it launched in more than 130 new countries. The subscription service debuted in Germany in the fall of 2014.
Dark is directed by Baran bo Odar, whose latest film is Who am I–No System Is Safe. Jantje Friese is writing the project.
“Dark is an incredible German story that will appeal to a global audience,” said Erik Barmack, VP, international originals at Netflix.
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