Articles about Das Boot
Siegfried Wagner, head of casting at German producer Bavaria Fiction, talks to DQ about his career so far, building the on-screen ensemble for Das Boot and finding an actor to play football legend Franz Beckenbauer.
As Das Boot returns for a third season, writers Tony Saint, Colin Teevan and Judith Angerbauer tell DQ how the U-boat war drama starts to explore new perspectives of the Second World War on the home front and at sea.
After spending the first season of German wartime drama Das Boot aboard a submarine, US star Vincent Kartheiser is back on dry land for the show’s second run. But when it comes to filming, he’s still a long way from home, DQ discovers.
Back in deep water
On a British beach that’s doubling for the US coast during the Second World War, DQ hits the sand to watch filming for the second season of Das Boot.
Bingeworthy box sets
As people around the world self-isolate and heed orders to stay at home amid the devastating coronavirus pandemic, DQ offers a selection of series from around the world to enjoy.
All at sea
Das Boot stars Tom Wlaschiha and Rick Okon discuss making the Second World War drama, from reimagining the iconic novel and film on which it is based to batting claustrophobia on set and why this an exciting time for actors.
War on the waves
Thought working with children and animals was hard? Try a U-Boat. DQ lifts the hatch on forthcoming war drama Das Boot to find out how the series was built, more than 30 years after the iconic film that inspired it.
Sky Deutschland bets big on original drama
Sky Deutschland’s latest scripted commission, Eight Days, is part of a heavyweight investment in original drama designed to combat competition from Netflix and Amazon.
Williams brothers plot deceitful drama
The writers behind The Missing have been signed up to pen a new series for ITV in the UK. Elsewhere, Margaret Atwood, Alfred Hitchcock and Jay-Z are all in the news this week – and Dynasty looks set to return to US screens.
YouTube takes scripted Step
Google-owned YouTube is finally getting into the scripted origination business, while there are also new projects from drama heavyweights Netflix, ITV, Sky, JJ Abrams, UFA and Kudos.