But already there's another Netflix offering ready to step out from under Stranger Things' shadow. And provide an extra helping of intrigue after you've binged the second season of that show. When two young children go missing in the German town of Winden, the incident brings to light fractured relationships, and the pasts and double lives of four families living there. The show's description promises a "supernatural twist", and it's immediately clear from watching the trailer that there's something very Twin Peaks about the new show.
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On the surface, German drama Dark seems to fit that paradigm snugly: heady sci-fi plot, plethora of scenes involving precocious kids looking for missing peers in eerie woods, undercurrent of government mistrust. Dark returns to Netflix on June 21st. Some of the townsfolk believe the disappearance is connected to a similar missing child case 33 years prior, involving the brother of current police chief Ulrich Nielsen Oliver Masucci.
I met, and we had a conversation for about 20 minutes. I was Fresh out of school, and they found me in Seattle. Harbour : So you meet him on that movie, and then you have a collaboration for basically 30 years, right? MacLachlan : Yeah, pretty much out of the gate.