Deutschland86 Sept 28, 2018 12:20:21 GMT -7
Post by pieter on Sept 28, 2018 12:20:21 GMT -7
Deutschland 86 is an upcoming television series starring Jonas Nay as an agent of East Germany. It is a sequel to the 2015 series Deutschland 83.
- Jonas Nay as Martin Rauch / Moritz Stamm, code name Kolibri (Hummingbird), a border patrol guard from East Germany, who went undercover in West Germany in 1983, impersonating the murdered oberleutnant Moritz Stamm.
- Maria Schrader as Lenora Rauch, Martin's aunt and one of his handlers for the Stasi. She is a cultural attaché of the East German Permanent Mission (StäV) in Bonn.
- Sylvester Groth as Walter Schweppenstette, Lenora's boss at the East German Mission.
- Sonja Gerhardt as Annett Schneider, Martin's former fiancée who lives in Kleinmachnow, East Germany.
- Ludwig Trepte as Oberleutnant Alex Edel, who serves in the military with Martin.
- Alexander Beyer as Tobias Tischbier, a professor at the University of Bonn and Martin's handler who works in the Stasi's foreign arm, the Main Directorate for Reconnaissance (HVA).
- Chris Veres as Tim, a closeted gay American G.I. who works with Alex Edel
- Anke Engelke
- Fritzi Haberlandt
- Lavinia Wilson
- Florence Kasumba
The series will first air in Germany on Amazon Prime on 19 October 2018. The series will premiere in the United States on 25 October 2018 on SundanceTV. It will air in the UK during January or February of 2019 on Channel 4.
In August 2017, filming began in Cape Town, South Africa, with the majority of the returning cast from Deutschland 83 and five new cast members being confirmed, and concluded there in October before returning to Berlin. On 18 December 2017, both star Jonas Nay and co-creator Anna Winger confirmed on Twitter that it was the final day of filming on the series with filming wrapping four days later. New cast member Chris Veres was promoted to series regular in November 2017. On 26 July 2018, Nay revealed the German premiere date on Instagram. Two days later, the US premiere date was revealed on the show's official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
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