Euphoriaone of the fundamental pillars of HBO Max, will have a German remake. Zeitsprung Pictures has acquired the licenses for its adaptation from the producer and distributor ADD Content, who has the rights to the acclaimed series that stars in its American version. zendayaand that after its second season has already confirmed a third.
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The news has been revealed exclusively by Variety, which has recalled that the fiction of the streaming platform is a remake of the Israeli series created by Ron Leshem Y Daphna Levinwhile the American one bears the signature of sam levinson.
The original series was produced by Teddy Productions, and broadcast by the Israeli station HOT, but it has been the American version that has become popular with Zendaya at the head of the cast. Now it is the turn of Germany, who has already chosen the writers who will carry out the project, they will be Jonas Lindt Y Paulina Lorenzwho were previously in charge of carrying out the adaptation of the series SKAM to his country, named Druck.
“Mfar beyond the Israeli market”
“We are happy that the tremendous success of Euphoria continue to resound in the world, and excited about this new collaboration,” Israeli broadcaster HOT said, adding: “We will continue to create quality content that makes Israel proud across audiences and across borders.”
By your side, michael souvignierCEO of Zeitsprung Pictures, and producer Lennart PohligThey have stated: “Euphoria is one of the biggest and most successful television brands, and we are very pleased to develop the story together for a German adaptation of this unique coming-of-age series.”
They also added that they feel “strongly that the universal issues facing Generation Z, such as identity, mental illness, addiction and sexuality, which they navigate while under constant great pressure to succeed and perform, they must be counted in a very specific local way. In this case, from the perspective of young German adolescents”.
Fairies Mozes Lichtensteinfounder of ADD Content, added: “From the beginning we recognized that Euphoria is a special series that would resonate far beyond the Israeli market, tapping into the experiences of young people in a real way, which is underscored by the response to HBO’s gritty and compelling remake. Though stark and often disturbing, the show’s themes and storylines strike a chord with teen audiences in many markets around the world. We are eager to see how the German version provides another perspective to young audiences.