‘Dogs of Berlin’ Season 1: Everything We Know So Far

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German police-drama Dogs of Berlin is the 2nd German Netflix Original after Dark. The upcoming series has been highly anticipated since its announcement back in 2017. Here’s everything we know so far about Netflix Original Dogs of Berlin.

Netflix has been expanded its influence across many markets around the world. While there has been a greater focus on Asian Audiences recently, Netflix has continued to create further content from different countries around Europe. Dogs of Berlin is the 31st foreign title created by Netflix.

Please Note: By Foreign title, we mean any show that is almost entirely spoken in any language other than English. This also does not include co-productions, children’s programs or Animations.

What is the plot?

Dogs of Berlin focuses on the murder of a German-Turkish football star Orkan Erde. To uncover the truth of the murder 2 police officers and sent to venture deep into the criminal underbelly of Berlin. The list of potential suspects is long and heavy ranging from Neo-Nazis to the Berlin Mafia, but will the truth lead them down a darker path? Just how deep does this conspiracy lie?

Who is in the cast?

Unless you’re a big fan of German TV and Film we’d be surprised if you recognized the names below.

Role Actor/Actress Where have I seen them before?
Kurt Grimmer Felix Kramer Dark, Der Zurich-Krimi, Anatomy 2
Sabine ‘Bine’ Ludar Anna Maria Muhe NSU: German History X, Love in Thoughts, November
Gert Seiler Urs Rechn Son of Saul, The King’s Surrender, X Company
Paula Grimmer Katharina Schuttler Free Fall, Sophiiie!, Generation War
Erol Birkan Fahri Yardim The Physician, Irre sind mannlich, Tatort
Guido Mack Sebastian Achilles Lifelines, Becks Letzer Sommer, Alles Klara
Hans Kuscha Antonio Wannek Never Mind the Wall, A Map of the Heart, Generation War
Trinity Sommer Hannah Herzsprung The Reader, Who Am I, 4 Minutes


Production Photos

Even though its release is imminent, there hasn’t been a large selection of photos to be released. We’re unsure if the Beagle is a police dog or a civilian. Either way, that Beagle is adorable.

Is there a trailer?

The official trailer for Dogs of Berlin was released very recently!

When is the release date?

Dogs of Berlin is set for a worldwide release on the 7th of December!

Does Netflix have more German titles on the way?

Oh yes! As we stated above, Netflix is continuing to expand its influence in markets across the world, and this includes Germany.

Six more titles have been ordered for Netflix. The following are the future German titles coming to Netflix:

Title Genre Release Date
Don’t Try This at Home German Language Drama TBA
Skylines German Language Drama TBA
The Wave German Language Drama TBA
Untitled German Language Miniseries German Langauge Miniseries TBA
The Barbarians German Language Period Epic TBA
Tribes of Europe German Language Science Fiction TBA


Will there be a season 2?

Netflix doesn’t usually order shows in blocks as shows are ordered season by season. Depending on how successful Dogs of Berlin is will determine its future on Netflix.

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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.