Apple TV+ has greenlit its first challenge out of Germany.
Darkly comedian TV sequence The place’s Wanda? solutions the query of how far an individual would go to save lots of their baby. Produced by Fremantle-backed Moonage Daydream-maker UFA Fiction, The place’s Wanda? tells the story of Dedo (Heike Makatsch) and Carlotta Klatt (Axel Stein), who’re determined to find their lacking daughter months after her disappearance. When the police fail to search out her, they take issues into their very own fingers and uncover that behind closed doorways, none of their neighbors are who they fake to be.
The place’s Wanda options an ensemble German solid together with a number of award-winning actress Lea Drinda (The Gryphon), newcomer Leo Simon, presenter and actress Palina Rojinski (Welcome to Germany) and entrepreneur, actress and writer Nikeata Thompson (How one can Dad). It’s directed by Christian Ditter (How one can be Single) and Tobi Baumann (Faking Hitler) and written by British Flack scribe Oliver Lansley based mostly on a narrative by Zoltan Spirandelli (Lulu).
The present is the primary challenge out of Germany for Apple TV+, a nation that has birthed some landmark originals for rival streamers together with Netflix’s Darkish, Amazon Prime Video’s The Gryphon and Disney+’s Sam – A Saxon.
Final yr, Apple signed veteran producer Dr Franziska An der Gassen as Artistic Government for Germany, and she or he works intently with Europe boss Jay Hunt and Hunt’s group.