Netflix Cancels 1899, the Show From Makers of Dark, Despite Having Successful Season 1

1899 is a multilingual German period mystery science-fiction TV series that is the brainchild of Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar.

Highlights

  • Season 2 of 1899 has been cancelled by Netflix
  • Season 1 of 1899 was a hit among viewers. 
  • The show, has been created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar.

Unfortunately, the highly successful show 1899 has been cancelled by Netflix for Season 2. 1899 is a multilingual German period mystery science-fiction TV series that is the brainchild of Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar. Premiering on Netflix on 17 November 2022, it got mostly positive critical reviews, emphasizing casting, acting, directing, and cinematography. Despite having ideas for two more seasons, the show got cancelled. Watch it here.

OTT Release Date OTT Platform Theatrical Release Date Language Film Industry
17 November 2022 Netflix NA English Hollywood

1899 Season 1 Overview

In Season 1, we are introduced to multinational immigrants travelling from Europe to the new continent, the USA. While on their voyage, they encounter a horrifying riddle aboard a second ship sailing on the open ocean. What happens next? Watch the show and find out. 

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This show was received well by audiences and critics alike. It has an IMDb score of 7.5. Unfortunately, there will not be a second season. In its first week, it made it to Netflix’s Top 10 TV English titles just three days after its release. 

1899 Season 1 Cast and Crew

Emily Beecham takes on the role of Maura Franklin, a neurologist and one of the first female doctors in the UK, who travels alone to the USA. Andreas Pietschmann plays the role of the weather-beaten captain of the ship Eyk Larsen, while Miguel Bernardeau plays Angel, a rich Spaniard. Jose Pimentao plays a faux priest Ramiro, and Angel Macieh plays a Polish stoker called Olek. Mathilde Ollivier has played the role of a young Frenchwoman Clemence. Jonas Bloquet has played the role of an upper-class Parisian man called Lucien, Isabella Wei plays the role of Ling Yi, a mysterious Chinese woman. Other cast members include Anton Lesser, Clara Rosager, Aneurin Barnard, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen, Alexandre Willaume, Richard Hope, Rosalie Craig, Maria Erwolter, Martin Greis-Rosenthal, Alexandra Gottschlich and Ben Ashenden. The show has been created by Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar who made the extremely popular Netflix series Dark.