How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)

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How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)
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GenreComedy-drama
Created by
  • Philipp Käßbohrer
  • Matthias Murmann
Written by
  • Sebastian Colley
  • Philipp Käßbohrer
  • Stefan Titze
Starring
Composer(s)
  • Konstantin Gropper
  • Markus Winter
Country of originGermany
Original language(s)German
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Philipp Käßbohrer
  • Matthias Murmann
  • Lars Montag
Producer(s)
  • Stefan Titze
  • André Zoch
Cinematography
  • Armin Franzen
  • Borris Kehl
Editor(s)
  • Marc Schubert
  • Rainer Nigrelli
  • Alex Kutka
  • Christoph Cepok
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time25–32 minutes
Production company(s)
  • bildundtonfabrik
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format4K (16:9 UHDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original release31 May 2019 (2019-05-31) –
present
External links
Website

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) is a German coming-of-age comedy-drama web television series co-created by Philipp Käßbohrer and Matthias Murmann. The first season, consisting of six episodes, was released on 31 May 2019, on Netflix.[1][2] The series stars Maximilian Mundt, Anna Lena Klenke, Danilo Kamperidis, Damian Hardung, Luna Schaller, Leonie Wesselow and Bjarne Mädel.

Synopsis[edit]

How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) follows the story of two high school students who set up an online drug business in Europe in order to regain a girl's love.

The series is inspired by a true story, which took place in Leipzig in 2015.[3][4]

Cast and characters[edit]

  • Maximilian Mundt as Moritz Zimmermann
  • Anna Lena Klenke as Lisa Novak
  • Danilo Kamperidis as Lenny Sander
  • Damian Hardung as Dan Riffert
  • Luna Schaller as Gerda
  • Leonie Wesselow as Fritzi
  • Bjarne Mädel as Dealer Buba

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Nerd Today, Boss Tomorrow"Lars MontagSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)
2"Life's Not Fair, Get Used to It"Lars MontagSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)
3"Failure is Not an Option"Lars MontagSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)
4"If This is Reality, I'm Not Interested"Arne FeldhusenSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)
5"Score Big or Don't Score at All"Arne FeldhusenSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)
6"If You Are the Smartest One in the Room, You're in the Wrong Room"Arne FeldhusenSebastian Colley, Philipp Käßbohrer, Stefan Titze31 May 2019 (2019-05-31)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On 25 October 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a six-episode first season.[5][6] The series is created by Philipp Käßbohrer and Matthias Murmann who will be credited as executive producers.[6] Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of bildundtonfabrik.[6]

Casting[edit]

Alongside the series order announcement, it was confirmed that Maximilian Mundt, Anna Lena Klenke, Danilo Kamperidis, Damian Hardung, Luna Schaller, Leonie Wesselow and Bjarne Mädel would star in the series.[6]

Filming[edit]

On 17 December 2018, Netflix announced that filming for the first season was completed.[6]

Premiere[edit]

On 6 April 2019, the series held its official premiere with the screening of the first two episodes at the Cannes International Series Festival in Cannes, France.[2][7]

Release[edit]

Marketing[edit]

On 6 April 2019, the teaser trailer for the series was released.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Netflix Tells us How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast) With New Teaser Trailer". New on Netflix. 6 April 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b Hopewell, John (6 April 2019). "Netflix's 'How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)'s' Creators on the New German Original". Variety. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  3. ^ Pilarczyk, Hannah (29 May 2019). "Deutsche Netflix-Serie "How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)": Steckt Jan Böhmermann dahinter?". Spiegel Online. Archived from the original on 2 June 2019. Retrieved 2 June 2019.
  4. ^ Hall, Melanie (14 July 2015). "Man caught selling 600kg of drugs online in one of Germany's biggest narcotics raids". The Telegraphy. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Netflix Boosts German Output With 5 New Series". The Hollywood Reporter. 25 October 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e "Don't try this at home". Netflix Media Center. 17 December 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Cannes Series Festival Lineup Includes Netflix, Amazon, Starz, AMC, ITV; Diana Rigg, Steven Knight Masterclasses". Deadline Hollywood. 13 March 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.

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