German Crime Thriller Series “Sleeping Dog” is Scheduled to Debut on Netflix in June 2023

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Sleeping Dog is an upcoming German Netflix Original crime thriller series written by Christoph Darnstädt. It is based on the original series’ The Exchange Principle’ created by Noah Stollman and Oded Davidoff. Netflix and Real Film have already worked together to develop the critically acclaimed series Unorthodox, and this new project marks their second time working together.

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According to Steffi Ackermann, who is the Director of Local Language Series at Netflix, the following is what they have to say about Real Film:

“I am overjoyed to be working with Real Film Berlin once more, with whom we collaborated on the highly successful and Emmy-winning series’ Unorthodox.'” Crime is the genre that German fans enjoy the most out of all the others, and we intend to satisfy that need. Viewers have much to look forward to with the upcoming miniseries “Sleeping Dogs,” as the whole production team and cast bring a wealth of experience and creative potential.

When is the movie Sleeping Dog going to be available on Netflix?

We can confirm that the premiere of Sleeping Dog on Netflix will take place on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023.

What exactly happens in the movie “Sleeping Dog”?

The following summary was taken directly from Netflix:

A fresh death raises unsettling suspicions about a murder case that was thought to have been solved, prompting a former investigator who is now homeless to look for the truth about what happened.

We have also obtained a more detailed overview from IMDb, which is as follows:

A former high-ranking police officer who has since been demoted and an aspiring young prosecutor each have unique reasons for reopening a previously solved murder case. But when they finally open it, it turns out to be the box of Pandora. Both sides have begun to think that there is a conspiracy as the bloody trail seems to lead them deeper and deeper into the police and the justice system. Or might it all be traced back to an act of terrorism in the city around 18 months ago?

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Who are the actors and actresses that appear in Sleeping Dog?

Max Riemelt plays the character of Mike Atlas. Fans of the show Sense8 would recognize Max Riemelt as Wolfgang Bognadow, the character he played on the show. In addition to his work for Netflix, Riemelt is well-known for his roles in films such as “The Wave,” “Berlin Syndrome,” and “Napola.”

Luise von Finckh portrays the character of Jule Andergast. She will make her first appearance in the Netflix original film Sleeping Dog. In addition to her work for Netflix, she has starred in many dramas, including Vienna Blood and Bonn – Old Enemy, New Enemy.

Carlo Ljubek is playing the part of Luka Zaric in this production. Carlo, who is most known for acting in the films Luna and Manner wie wir and the series Altes Geld, will debut on Netflix with the movie Sleeping Dog. Sleeping Dog will be Carlo’s first film.

The following actors and actresses are still involved:

  • Peri Baumeister as Lenni Atlas
  • Antonio Wannek as Roland Sokowski
  • Melodie Wakivuamina as Britney Adebayo
  • Melika Foroutan
  • Martin Wuttke
  • Helga Schmid
  • Steffen Mennekes as Ralf Baum
  • Bernd Hölscher
  • Luna Jordan
  • Tara Corrigan

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