'Blood Red Sky': Release date, how to watch and cast of Netflix's action-horror flick

'Blood Red Sky': Release date, how to watch and cast of Netflix's action-horror flick
Peri Baumeister in a still from 'Blood Red Sky' (Netflix)

Do you love vampire movies, but are sick of watching teenage romance in the name of vampires? Well, then Netflix's upcoming action-horror movie 'Blood Red Sky' might just be what you're looking for.

The movie features a mother with a mysterious illness traveling from Germany to New York with her young son. What should have been a pleasant flight, quickly turns into everybody's worst nightmare when the aircraft gets hijacked. In order to protect and save her son, the mother reveals a deep dark secret of being a vampire. This movie will certainly leave you at the edge of your seat. Read on to know more about this gripping move.


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A still from 'Blood Red Sky' (Netflix)

Release date and how to watch

'Blood Red Sky' will be available for streaming on Netflix from Wednesday, July 21. You can also watch the movie by signing up for the platform’s free trial. Apart from that, viewers can also opt for different subscription plans provided by the streaming giant. A premium plan that allows more people to watch the service on different screens simultaneously costs $18 per month. Meanwhile, the basic US plan costs $9 per month.



Nadja (Peri Baumeister) and her ten-year-old son are on an overnight flight from Germany to New York when a group of terrorists violently take control of the plane and threaten the lives of the passengers. Suddenly Nadja faces an impossible choice — should she reveal her dark side and the inner monster she has kept hidden from her son for years in order to save him? The hunters become the hunted in this action-horror.


Netflix's synopsis for the movie is, "When a group of terrorists hijacks an overnight transatlantic flight, a mysteriously ill woman must unleash a monstrous secret to protect her young son."

Nadja and her son in a still from 'Blood Red Sky' (Netflix)


Peri Baumeister plays the role of Nadja. She is best known for starring in 'The Last Kingdom', 'Skylines', etc. Other stars include:

Graham McTavish as Col. Alan Drummond
Dominic Purcell as Berg
Roland Moller as Karl
Rebecca Dyson-Smith as Sergeant Karen Brown
Chidi Ajufo as Curtiz
Alexander Scheer as Eightball
Jim High as Medic 2
Leonie Brill as Julia
Roy McCrerey as Dr. Halvorsen
Gordon Brown as Bill Morris
Kais Settias Farid
Booda as Male Doctor
Kai Ivo Baulitz as Bastian Buchner
Jamie Marshall as Italian Passenger
Rutger Lysen as Todd
Petra Michelle Nérette as Gifty





'Blood Red Sky' was written and directed by German director Peter Thorwarth. Thorwarth's works include 'The Wave', 'Not My Day', etc. Stefan Holtz too worked as the writer of the film. 



The movie was originally titled as 'Transatlantic 473', before getting changed to 'Blood Red Sky'.

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