Classical dramas can often lead to some of the finest cinematic moments in film and television. Leading the charge this Fall is the German Original series Barbarians. Set to be one of the most action-packed Originals of the year, we’re anticipating Barbarians to be a smash hit on Netflix.
Barbarians is an upcoming German Netflix Original historical-drama created by Jan Martin Scharf and Arne Nolting. Directing the series is Barbara Eder and Steve St. Leger. Andreas Heckman served as the scriptwriter, while production of the series was handled by Gaumont.
When is Barbarians coming to Netflix?
The first season and all six episodes of Barbarians will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday, 23rd of October.
What is the plot of Barbarians?
The historical-drama takes place in the year 9 A.D, during the Roman Imperial campaign of Germania. Three Roman legions and its auxiliaries are led by Publius Quinctilius Varus, while Arminius, a Germanic Chieftain educated in roman military tactics, unites the Germanic tribes against their Southern invaders. Moving against the Roman legions before they strike, Araminius leads the Germanic tribes in a devasting ambush that would alter the course of history forever.