Beat is a German Amazon Prime Original Series that first premiered on 9th November 2018. The duration of each episode is around 60 minutes. The entire series was filmed in Berlin, Germany. Beat is directed by Marco Kreuzpaintner and written by Lennard Eberlein, Norbert Eberlein as well as Marco Kreuzpaintner. This suspense series is produced by Willi Geike (executive producer/producer), Dan Maag (executive producer/producer) and produced by Mark Nolting. Berlin-based Hellinger/Doll Film production and Warner Bros serve as main production companies of this series.
The series is co-produced by Film Productions Germany, Pantaleon Films GmbH. This German TV series is set in Berlin’s perma-thriving techno scene which tries to film and showcase what modern clubbing feels like in today’s world. It also plunges into its underworld and explores the excess, freedom, and hedonism of Berlin’s club scene. “It’s always our goal with Prime Video to provide Prime members with unique series and films of the highest calibre that tell surprising and exciting stories,” said Christoph Schneider, managing director of Prime Video Germany. “Beat’ is a breathtaking adventure in Berlin’s club scene with some of the best German-speaking actors.”
Beat Cast: Who is in it?
Jannis Niewöhner is a German actor who plays Robert “Beat” Schlag in this series. He has pulled off his character convincingly in the series. He was born on 30th March 1992 in Krefeld, Germany. He has played a character in various films like Die WildenHühner und die Liebe (2007), Alive and Ticking (2011), Saphirblau (2014), Jugendohne Gott (2017), Ostwind – Aufbruch Nach Ora (2017), High Society (2017), Berlin Station (2017) and Mute (2018). Jannis has won Best German Actor for Smaragdgrün (Emerald Green) (2017) at Jupiter Award.
Karoline plays Emilia in the series. She is a German actress born in East Berlin, East Germany. She has completed her education in Waldorf school and graduated from Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Alexander Fehling plays Philipp Vossberg in the series. He has blown the audience with his powerful performance in Beat. He is a German stage and film actor popularly known for playing as Staff Sgt. Wilhelm in Quentin Tarantino World War II in 2009. He has also received Shooting Stars Award in Berlin Film Festival in 2011.
Christian Berkel plays Richard Diemer in the series. He is well known for his role in Inglourious Basterds, Downfall, Valkyrie and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.