Netflix 'Biohackers' Season 2 Full Cast List: Meet Luna Wedler, Thomas Kretschmann and others
Season 2 will also see the return of Jessica Schwarz, Caro Cult and Benno Furmann in their respective roles
‘Biohackers’ chronicles the journey of a girl named Mia (Luna Wedler), a medical student at the University of Freiburg. She is really interested in biohacking technology and becomes involved in the world of illegal genetic experimentation. On the other hand, she is also trying to find what happened to her brother and how did he die.
However, things get really dangerous when Mia is abducted. After being abducted, Mia finds herself with no recollection of what happened since. The first season became an instant hit on the streaming platform and fans were eagerly waiting for the answers to some of their burning question. The original cast will be returning for the upcoming edition while the addition of a prominent Hollywood star will make things even better. Let’s take a look at the notables in ‘Biohackers’ Season 2 including Thomas Kretschmann, recently seen in 'Penny Dreadful' and more.
Luna Wedler as Mia
Born on October 26, 1999, the young Swiss actress has made a name for herself by showing impeccable acting skills in several projects. Wedler made her acting debut in 2015 with projects like ‘Amateur Teens’ and ‘The Team’. However, her moment of glory came in 2018 when she appeared in acclaimed movies such as ‘The Most Beautiful Girl in the World’ and ‘Blue My Mind’. The actress went on to win several accolades for the aforementioned titles, including the Best Actress award at the Swiss Film Awards for her role in ‘Blue My Mind’.
The actress was recently seen in ‘Je Suis Karl’. The movie will have its worldwide premiere at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival.
Jessica Schwarz as Prof Tanja Lorenz
Schwarz started her career as a model and a video jockey for the German music channel VIVA. In 2000, she started to make cameo appearances in various projects and landed her first major role in the movie ‘No Regrets’ which was released in 2001. She was praised for her work and received the New Faces accolade as well. The actress went on to gain wider prominence with her role in the TV film ‘The Friends of the Friends’. The project turned out to be a major milestone for her because it made her earn her first Adolf Grimme Award in the entertainment category.
Adolf Grimme Award is one of the most prestigious awards in Germany and is considered to be the ‘German TV Oscar’. Since then, Schwarz has featured on projects such as ‘Off beat’, ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’, ‘Buddenbrooks’, ‘The Door’ and ‘Death of a Superhero’.
Kretschmann needs no introduction. He has been a part of Hollywood since 1985. His involvement in ‘Biohackers’ is kept under wraps because the name of his character has been not released as of yet. As far as his acting career is concerned, Kretschmann began acting at the age of 25 and made his feature film debut with ‘Westler: East of the Wall’. The actor went on to appear on several German projects before making his debut in Hollywood. However, he did not get recognition in Hollywood until his role as Hauptmann in Roman Polanski’s ‘The Pianist’.
The movie turned out to be a game-changer for the star and was nominated for 7 Academy Awards and it went on to win three, including the Best Actor accolade for Adrien Brody. But, Kretschmann was one of the integral parts of the movie and was introduced as someone who will be liked by everyone. He received a lot of praise for his acting and got the recognition he deserved.
Kretschmann never looked back and his career has only gone upwards from that day forward. Kretschmann made his first appearance on American television in 2003 when he guest-starred in 2 episodes of ‘24’. He also played a pivotal role in the 2005 remake of the iconic movie ‘King Kong’.
‘Grimm Love’, ‘Wanted’, ‘The River’, ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Spectre’ and ‘Greyhound’ are some of the high-end ventures he has appeared on in recent years.
Caro Cult as Lotta
Born on June 27, 1994, Caro Cult has moved to Berlin to pursue an artistic career. She shot several music videos and short films and later worked extensively with photographer Oliver Rath. She also graced the cover of his book and it brought her international recognition.
Cult has had supporting roles in a variety of television series, including ‘Notruf Hafenkante’, ‘Einstein’ and ‘Babylon Berlin’.
Benno Furmann as Andreas Winter
Furmann has been one of the prominent names in the German entertainment industry and has given many amazing performances in several iconic projects. In 1991 he went to New York City and studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. The actor made his acting debut in 1992 and went on to feature in numerous TV shows and movies. However, he gained a lot of prominence after his role in the TV film ‘Die Bubi Scholz Story’. His impeccable acting in the movie landed him the Best Actor accolade at the German Television Awards.
Apart from being a stalwart in the German entertainment industry, Furmann has also featured in Hollywood movies like ‘Survivor’ along with Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich; ‘Intrigo: Death of an Author’ and ‘Hanna’.
Adrian Julius Tillmann as Jasper
Adrian is one of the new names to enter the German entertainment industry. He has appeared on a handful number of projects such as ‘Remote Love’ and ‘SOKO Potsdam’.
Excited about ‘Biohackers’? Catch Season 2 of the sci-fi thriller series on Netflix on Friday, July 9.