Netflix canceled 1899 after season one of the show. Millions of fans compared the show to Netflix’s top-rated show “Dark”. 1899 was able to gather a watch time of just 80 million hours in just days. According to the creator of the show, Baran Bo Odar, “1899 will not be renewed for a second season on Netflix”.
Baran bo Odar posted on Instagram “With a heavy heart we have to tell you that 1899 will not be renewed. We would have loved to finish this incredible journey with a 2nd and 3rd season as we did with Dark. But sometimes things don’t turn out the way you planned. That’s life. We know this will disappoint millions of fans out there. But we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts that you were a part of this wonderful adventure. We love you. Never forget. Bo & Jantje”
“1899” is a German period mystery-science series that Jantje Friese and Baran Bo Odar created for Netflix. The show’s official synopsis reads “When mysterious events change the course of an immigrant ship headed for New York in 1899, a mind-bending riddle unfolds for its bewildered passengers.”
Cast of 1899
The series had some incredible cast who poured their heart into the roles. Spectacular acting is just one of the reasons why 1899 became a record-breaker for Netflix. The series stars:
- Emily Beecham as Maura Henriette Franklin/Singleton
- Aneurin Barnard as Daniel Solace
- Andreas Pietschmann as Eyk Larsen
- Miguel Bernardeau as Ángel
- José Pimentão as Ramiro
- Isabella Wei as Ling Yi
- Gabby ong as Yuk Je
- Mathilde Ollivier as Clémence
- Jonas Bloquet as Lucien
- Rosalie Craig as Virginia Wilson
- and Maciej Musiał as Olek.
Season 1 Episode Synopsis
If you still haven’t caught up to the show, and are planning to do so. Here’s an episode-by-episode synopsis of the show that might pique your interest.
- The Ship: Maura helps a pregnant woman. The captain makes a brave decision after receiving a message from a lost ship — and discovers something mind-bending.
- The Boy: The captain experiences unexplainable flashbacks. A strange man follows Maura to her cabin where a boy is hiding. A bug leads to a tragedy on deck.
- The Fog: A girl and other passengers suffer a terrible fate. Olek frees Ling Yi from a box. The captain makes a discovery that challenges his trust in Maura.
- The Fight: Several crew members and passengers search the ship for the boy after locking up the captain, Olek, Jérôme, and Ramiro. Krester’s secret is revealed.
- The Calling: Maura has terrible flashbacks and makes a shocking move. A sound leads some passengers to jump overboard. Maura makes a discovery about her father.
- The Pyramid: Tove has scary flashbacks and wants to kill the boy. Daniel follows Maura and the captain into a strange place. Maura’s father appears with a message.
- The Storm: Daniel asks Maura for something she doesn’t understand. Olek and Ling Yi steer the ship before a tragedy occurs. Elliot’s identity comes to light.
The Key: Maura tells the passengers an unbelievable truth. Then, their memories shift and Daniel changes a code. Maura faces an unexpected reality.