‘Crooks’ German Crime Drama Series: April 2024 Release & What We Know So Far

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Crooks, a gritty new German crime drama is on its way to Netflix in early April 2024. Set against the backdrop of Berlin and the Bavarian region, the series is centered around a family man whose past comes back to haunt him and his family. We have everything you need to know about Crooks, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Crooks is an upcoming German Netflix Original crime drama series written by writing team Benjamin Hessler, Marvin Kren, and Georg Lippert. Directing duties have been split between Cüneyt Kaya and Marvin Kren.

Viola Films is the production studio behind the series, with Simone Gandolfo and Laurent Paul listed as producers. Stefan Will is the composer.

When is the Crooks Netflix release date?

Netflix has confirmed that Crooks will be released on Netflix on April 4th, 2024.

What is the plot of Crooks?

The synopsis for Crooks has been sourced from IMDb:

“Charly lives a quiet life with his family in Berlin until his dark past catches up with him. The life of his family is threatened by “old acquaintances” who force Charly to steal a valuable coin. Joseph, driver of a clan from Vienna, is supposed to bring the loot to Austria. However, the well-thought-out plan fails and a shootout ensues, resulting in someone dying. Inevitably, the fates of Charly and Joseph collide, who now have to flee and take Charly’s family to safety.”

Who are the cast members of Crooks?

Frederick Lau plays the role of Charly.  The actor has yet to star in a Netflix Original and is most well known for starring in films such as Victoria, The Wave, and Heart of Stone.

Christopher F. Krutzler plays the role of Joseph.

Svenja Jung in an unamed role. The actress plays the role of Louis in the popular German Netflix series The Empress.

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Picture: Svenja Jung as Louise in The Empress – Netflix

Kida Khodr Ramadan plays an unnamed role. The actor has yet to star in a Netflix Original and is known for his role as Momo in the film Man from Beirut.

Klara Mucci plays the role of Alina Lonescu. Another cast member making their Netflix debut in Crooks, the actress made a name for herself in the Croatian drama Metropolitanci.

The remaining cast members are;

  • Nicolas Wanczycki (Lupin) as Serge
  • Jonathan Tittel (Höllgrund) as Jonas
  • Karl Welunschek (Freud)

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.