'Biohackers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's German sci-fi thriller series

Christian Ditter serves as the writer and director of the series, which explores ways to overcome the bounds of medical technology


                            'Biohackers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's German sci-fi thriller series
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Netflix's new sci-fi thriller titled 'Biohackers' is being called "the new 'Dark'" as it explores ways to overcome the bounds of medical technology. With a thriller narrative and an eye-opening trailer, many fans of shows such as 'Black Mirror' are anticipating this upcoming series. Here is all we know about the upcoming release.

Release date

Season 1 of 'Biohackers' premiers on August 20, 2020.

Plot

The official synopsis reads, "From THC chips to genetic enhancements, welcome to the world of Biohacking. When “Mia” (Luna Wedler) begins her medical degree, she seems like any other student. But when she gains the trust of the brilliant Professor Lorenz (Jessica Schwarz), it becomes apparent that she’s hiding a secret so big it could change the fate of humanity. From the director of Girlboss (Christian Ditter) comes a thriller that will make you question the makeup of life itself."

Cast

Luna Wedler as Mia

Luna Wedler attends the premiere of 'Dem Horizont so nah' at Cinedom on September 23, 2019, in Cologne, Germany (Getty Images)

Wedler is an actress who is known for her roles as Mia in 'Blue My Mind' (2017) for which she won the Swiss Film Prize in 2018, Jessica in 'Dem Horizont so nah' (2019) for which she won the Bavarian Film Award in 2020, Roxy in 'The Most Beautiful Girl in the World' (2018) for which she won the Preis des Saarlaendischen Rundfunks in 2018 and Vera in 'Auerhaus' (2019). 

Susanne Jokiel as Polizistin

Jokiel is known for her roles as Frau Kraska in 'Abikalypse' (2019), Kamerafrau in 'Das (2016), Beamtin in 'Die Chefin' in 'Das große Strahlen' (2016) and Chirung in 'Bittersweet revenge' (2016).

Creators

Christian Ditter serves as the writer and director of the series. Jake Coburn and Christian Ditter serve as executive producers and Jakob Claussen and Ulrike Putz serve as producers.

Trailer

The trailer speaks of how medicine mixed with technology can introduce a future that could question how living things can exist in forms no one has thought of. It's a sci-fi series that expands the realms of what is actually possible and what can change the face of humanity.



 


Where to watch

Catch Season 1 of 'Biohackers' on August 20, 2020, on Netflix.

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