Netflix spy thriller Munich goes into production

Production has begun on a major new Netflix spy thriller, called Munich, which is based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris.

It is Autumn 1938 and Europe stands on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. With the pressure building, Hugh Legat, British civil servant, and Paul von Hartmann, German diplomat, travel to Munich for the emergency Conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the centre of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger. With the whole world watching, can war be averted and, if so, at what cost? 

Filming is underway in Germany, with some production to take place in the UK.

The cast includes Jeremy Irons (Neville Chamberlain), George McKay (Hugh Legat), Jannis Niehwöhner (Paul Hartman), Sandra Hüller (Helen Winter), Liv Lisa Fries (Lenya), August Diehl, (Franz Sauer), Erin Doherty (Pamela Legat),  Martin Wuttke (Adolf Hitler).

Munich will stream on Netflix in 2021.

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