Bad Banks

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Bad Banks
GenreDrama
Created byOliver Kienle
Directed byChristian Schwochow
Starring
Composer(s)Kyan Bayani
Country of origin
  •  Germany
  •  Luxembourg
Original language(s)German, French, English, Luxembourgish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes2 x 6 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Lisa Blumenberg
  • Günther Russ
  • Nicolas Steil
CinematographyFrank Lamm
Editor(s)
  • Julia Karg
  • Jens Klüber
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time50–53 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Letterbox Filmproduktion
  • Iris Productions
Release
Original networkZDF, ARTE
Original releaseFebruary 22, 2018 (2018-02-22) –
present
External links
Production website

Bad Banks is a German-Luxembourgian television series first aired in February 2018. In March 2018, it was renewed for a second season.[1] In the U.S., the series was acquired by Hulu.[2]

Production[edit]

Production was carried out by Federation Entertainment and the first season was filmed in Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, London and Luxembourg.

Release[edit]

The first series consisting of six episodes was premiered in Berlin in February 2018 and broadcast on ARTE on March 2, 2018. Subsequently, U.S. network Hulu acquired the series. In August 2018, the series was released in the Netherlands on the channel AVROTROS. The series is also available on Netflix in Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands and France.


Cast[edit]

Actor/Actress Role Age Details[3][4]
Paula Beer Jana Liekam 25 Former Crédit International (CI) structurer
Barry Atsma Gabriel Fenger 45 Deutsche Global Invest (DGI) investment division head
Désirée Nosbusch Christelle Leblanc 49 CI executive, former financial crime agent
Mai Duong Kieu Thao Hoang 28 DGI analyst, Jana's team member
Albrecht Schuch Adam Pohl 29 DGI salesman, Jana's team member
Tobias Moretti Quirin Sydow 50 DGI CFO, has a past with Fenger
Jean-Marc Barr Robert Khano 53 DGI CEO, colluding with Sydow
Marc Limpach Luc Jacoby 40 Former CI banker, Jana's ex-colleague
Germain Wagner Ties Jacoby CI board member, Luc's father
Jörg Schüttauf Peter Schultheiß 53 Lord Mayor of Leipzig
Jeff Wilbusch Noah Weisz 33 Jana's boyfriend with a 5-year-old daughter

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title[3][4]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date Viewers
(millions)
11"Fired"
(German: Die Kündigung)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 21, 2018 (2018-02-21)N/A
22"Follow the Junk"
(German: Folge dem Schrott)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 21, 2018 (2018-02-21)N/A
33"The Man from London"
(German: Der Mann aus London)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 22, 2018 (2018-02-22)N/A
44"Old Debts"
(German: Alte Schulden)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 22, 2018 (2018-02-22)N/A
55"The Hardest Currency"
(German: Die härteste Währung)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 22, 2018 (2018-02-22)N/A
66"The Lion's Den"
(German: Die Höhle des Löwen)
Christian SchwochowOliver Kienle, Jana Burbach & Jan GalliFebruary 22, 2018 (2018-02-22)N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ GmbH, DWDL.de. "Zweite Staffel kommt: ZDF setzt "Bad Banks" fort - DWDL.de".
  2. ^ "Hulu Takes U.S. Rights to German Series 'Bad Banks'".
  3. ^ a b "Bad Banks" (in German). ZDFMediathek. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  4. ^ a b "Goethe Films: Bad Banks - Are You Ready to Pay?". Goethe-Institut Kanada. Retrieved 2019-05-28.

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