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Netflix signs content deal with Dark duo

June 20, 2018

Netflix has signed a multi-year content deal with the creative minds behind one of the most-watched non-English shows on Netflix, Dark. Under the terms of the deal, Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, who hail from Germany, will produce new series and projects exclusively for Netflix.

Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Originals at Netflix, commented: “The promise of Netflix is entertainment transcending borders; where a hit show can come from anywhere in the world. We’re tremendously happy to announce our overall deal that continues our collaboration with Bo and Jantje, whose invigorating work has engaged and thrilled audiences globally. We thank both for their trust and are beyond excited to support their vision and art as storytellers.”

Friese and bo Odar added: “We are thrilled and extremely happy to further expand our partnership with Netflix. It is unlike any other opportunity in our career to experience how our stories and vision are understood and loved globally. We are excited to embark on our next journey with Netflix, keep pushing boundaries and challenging viewers with new ideas. We have plenty of surprises in store for them.”

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