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Lizzy Caplan Joins Das Boot TV Series

Actress Lizzy Kaplan (Masters Of Sex, Now You See Me 2) has joined the cast of the Das Boot TV series. The news was reported by Variety who say that Kaplan will join recent addition Rick Okon (Tatort) in the €25 million drama, which is set to get into production very soon. More on the Lizzy Caplan Das Boot news below.

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Lizzy Caplan Das Boot news: Actress will join the Sky production

Lizzy Caplan Das Boot TV series news: Actress to join new Sky production

Variety says that the series will pick up the World War II story in the fall of 1942 and follow the war at sea as seen through the eyes of the young U-boat crew, and events on land, and the French Resistance.

The series is a sequel to the original 1981 film and Lothar-Günther Buchheim novel, and according to the trade shooting will start its 104 day shoot in August, taking in locations such as La Rochelle, Prague, Malta and Munich.

Also amongst the cast includes Vicky Krieps (Colonia Dignidad), Jonathan Zacca? (Robin Hood), Leonard Scheicher (Finsterworld), Robert Stadlober (Summer Storm), Franz Dinda (The Cloud), and Stefan Konarske (The Young Karl Marx). German filmmaker Andreas Prochaska (The Dark Valley) will direct the entire eight-part series, which is set to screen on Sky next year. The broadcaster will show the series in the UK, Italy and Germany.

“This new production, supported by tremendous writing, an acclaimed international cast and crew, stunning locations and a budget more commonly associated with feature films, will be a fitting sequel to the iconic work that it follows,” said Jenna Santoianni, Sonar Entertainment’s EVP, who will distribute television series outside the Sky territories, according to the trade.

Lizzy Caplan will next be seen in director Ben Young’s (Hounds Of Love) Extinction, which is also due in 2018.


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