in search of : Maximilian Brückner

Maximilian, Maxi (in his family and according to his agency), Max Brückner, Bruckner / Brueckner
(in English speaking countries)

German Actor, Director, Musician, Dancer and also proud native Bavarian
"Bayerische Sahneschnitte"
- "Schuhplattler der Herzen" - "Prince Charming"


Maxi about Maxi (in German)



Films and other work for TV


Books on Tape / Radio

Who can judge whether the signature is really from Maximilian Brueckner??

Photos - a project in the making

Maxi and I (in Bavarian)

German Filmball


Links to other sides of Maxi's Life

His Agency/Management

His PR Agency

His official Facebook page

On Instagram - here & here



"I hob hoit des Pech g'habt und des Glück, dass i hoit nix anders konn, ois a bissl rumspuin und auf der Bühne rumhupfn." M.B.

Interview with Maximilian Brückner
for the German section of this website.
Interview on January 17, 2014 for his new film "Und Äktschn!", which opened in German and Austrian movie theatres on Feb 6, 2014.
Max Brueckner
Exclusive Interview with Maximilian Brückner
(in Bavarian) for the German section of this website.
Interview date was in late January 2012, but due to a string of unforeseen circumstances, publishing it was delayed till early March 2012.

~ News ~

Dec 3 ☹️ Amid Covid surge the opening date of "Wunderschön" (Beautiful) has been postponed again today thru distributor Warner Bros. to an as yet undetermined date in the future. Sources: BlickpunktFilm and Screen Daily, 3.12.21
Original opening date was Dec 17, 2020
Nov 30 "Wunderschön" (Beautiful) will open in German and Swiss-German cinemas on Dec 16, and in Austrian cinemas on Dec 17, as planned. But the premiere screening was cancelled due to the rising numbers of Corona infections.
Nov 25 Picture of Maximilian Brückner with his friends Lorenz Hilger from 'Restaurant & Hotel Hirzinger' and Markus Meindl from 'Meindl Fashion' in their shop in Kirchanschöring today. On Instagram
Nov 23 More about the TV movie "Die Wannseekonferenz", with interviews with its director Matti Geschonneck and ZDF's 2021 Emmy winning Director General Thomas Bellut. Source:, 11/22/21
Nov 22 New set stills from "Wunderschön" from distributor Warner Bros. on Instagram today.
Nov 20 The 2nd season of "Arctic Circle" / "Ivalo" will premier on Finnish streaming network Elisa Viihde Viaplay on Dec 19, 2021 - again with Iina Kuustonen and Pihla Viitala in the lead, but without Maximilian Brückner or other German actors, now directed by Juha Lankinen and Jussi Hiltunen. Trailer. Source: Ivalosarja on Instagram, 11/19/21
Topic has pre-bought it for North America. Source: Nordisk Film & TV Fond
Nov 18 German TV network ZDF has announced the air date for "Die Wannseekonferenz" (The Conference): Monday, Jan 24, 2022, at 8:15pm - almost 80 years to the date of the original conference on Jan 20, 1942. Source:, 11/17/21
Nov 14 Two new teasers for "Wunderschön": Teaser 1 / Teaser 2
Nov 13 👏 Congratulations on two awards from the Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen (German TV Academy) for "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood): For 'Best Set Design': Benedikt Herforth & Astrid Poeschke, and for 'Best VFX': Patrick Busse, Rolf Mütze, Johanna Bischopink, Dirk Riesenfeld & Christian Laskawi. Winners were announced on Nov 13 in Berlin. All winners
Director Hannu Salonen congratulates on Instagram: Once more Oktoberfest Beer & Blood was able to convince its audience. We won two DAFF-awards (German Academy for TV) for Production Design and Visual Effects. Thanks to Benedikt Herforth, Astrid Poeschke! Thanks to the Lavalabs-team, Rolf Mütze, Patrick Busse, Johanna Bischopink, Dirk Riesenfeld sowie Christian Laskawi! I’m so grateful for having these wonderful people in my team!
Nov 11 "The Conference" (Die Wannseekonferenz) – First poster and set stills, from distributor Global Screen. To be aired on German TV network ZDF in January 2022.
– Dutch poster and lots of official set stills (some with Maximilian Brückner) from Arti Film. Airing on Dutch TV on 24.2.22
– Airing on Portuguese TV on 3.3.22. Source: Cinevisao
Nov 8 Distributor Warner Bros. and producing company Hellinger Doll have released a new trailer for "Wunderschön".
In German and Swiss-German cinemas from Dec 16, and in Austrian cinemas from Dec 17, 2021 on - unless the growing numbers of Corona infections will postpone it again.
Nov 4 Maximilian Brückner can next be seen as 'The Boandlkramer' in the play "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben", directed by Christian Stückl at the Munich Volkstheater on Tue, Dec 21, 19:30h, tickets, and on Wed Dec 22, 19:30h, tickets.
Nov 1 Ticket sales for the performances from end of November 2021 to early January 2022 in the new Munich Volkstheater will start on Thursday, Nov 4 at 11am: Ticket shop
Oct 30 "Laufen" - Lead actress Anna Schudt: "It's a wrap!" Source: Instagram, 10/29/21
Oct 27 "Laufen" (Running / Jogging) - Some set reports in German, with pictures - but still none of Maximilian Brückner:
Novelist Isabel Bogdan on Instagram, Pressephilipp on Instagram, Hamburger Allgemeine Rundschau
Oct 18 The new Munich Volkstheater opened from 15.-17. October 2021 with three premieres, preceded by a public rehearsal of Christopher Marlowe's "Edward II", directed by Christian Stückl, on Oct 14. Some party pix, 16.10.21
Maximilian Brückner as the 'Boandlkramer' can be seen on Oct 30+31. Tickets for all performances to the end of November are already available: Shop
Oct 13 👏 Congratulations on two Blue Panthers for "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood) at today's Bavarian TV Awards!
Actor Klaus Steinbacher (as Roman Hoflinger) received the young talent award, and DoP Felix Cramer was awarded for his work as a cameraman. The band Dreiviertelblut performed the series’s theme song "Wos übrig bleibt". All award winners
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the award ceremony took place in a television studio without an audience, but can be seen tonight on BR television from 10 p.m.
Oct 5 "Laufen" (Running / Jogging) is Maximilian Brückner's latest project for German TV network ZDF. The script from Silke Zertz is based on Isabel Bogdan's novel, and is directed by Rainer Kaufmann. Starring: Anna Schudt, Maximilian Brückner, Katharina Wackernagel, Gaby Dohm and Michael Abendroth, also with Kai Schumann, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Heike Schuch, Dominik Maringer, Simon Kluth, Robin Sondermann, Mira Benser and Max Engelke.Filming in Hamburg started a few days ago and will continue till end of the month. Source, with infos about the story: ZDF press release, 10/4/21
More about the story on the website of the production company Relevant Film
Sep 26 Distributor Warner Bros. has released the first poster for director/co-screenwriter/actress Karoline Herfurth's new film "Wunderschön", also starring Martina Gedeck, Joachim Król, Emilia Schüle, Friedrich Mücke, Nora Tschirner, Maximilian Brückner, Diala Aylin Ziem, Diego Wallraff, which will finally come to movie theatres this December, postponed for a year due to the Pandemic. Source
Maximilian Brückner commented on this announcement here
Sep 24 "Oktoberfest 1900" is released in Germany on BD, DVD and digital thru Leonine today. No English language options though.
Sep 23 👏 Three more nominations for "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood):
– Martina Gedeck for her role as Maria Hoflinger for 'Best Actress in a TV Movie or Series' at the Bavarian TV Awards. Winners of the Blue Panthers will be announced on Oct 13. Source
– Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen (German TV Academy): For 'Best Set Design': Benedikt Herforth & Astrid Poeschke, and for 'Best VFX/Animation': Patrick Busse, Rolf Mütze, Johanna Bischopink, Dirk Riesenfeld & Christian Laskawi. Winners will be announced on Nov 13. Source
Sep 18 🍻 "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Blood & Beer) at the Deutsche Fernsehpreis 2021 on Thursday:
Director Hannu Salonen posted a picture from the after party: Photo ; Maximilian Brückner also attended the award ceremony, but again managed to avoid all cameras: Selfie
Sep 16 👏 Congratulations! "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood) won two awards (out of 5 nominations) at todays Deutscher Fernsehpreis 2021 (German TV Awards)! Composer Michael Klaukien won for 'Beste Musik' (Best Music) and the 6-part series won as 'Bester Mehrteiler' (Best Mini-Series).
Producer Michael Souvignier of Zeitsprung Pictures spoke the thank-you note, and mentioned a possible 2nd season: Photo ; director Hannu Salonen during his thank-you speech: Photo ; composer Michael Klaukien with his award: Photo ; actors Michael Kranz, Mercedes Müller and Klaus Steinbacher, who also attended the ceremony in Cologne's Tanzbrunnen, with the trophy: Photo ; Video speeches of all winners 2021
Sep 13 "Days of Open Doors" of the Munich Volkstheater at its new location on the corner of Tumblinger-/Zenettistraße on Sep 10+11, 2021. My photos from 9/11/21
Sep 11 New headshot of Maximilian Brückner on his page at the website of the Munich Volkstheater. Photo © Gabriela Neeb
Sep 10 🍻 Maxi as Anatol Stifter in "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood). Photo during filming, summer 2019
Sep 9 Ticket sales for the upcoming months of the Munich Volkstheater have began today. "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" will be performed on Oct 30 and Oct 31. The full performance schedule.
Sep 6 The Munich Volkstheater has redesigned its website (but kept the old URL) to match the new building with three stages. "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben", directed by Christian Stückl, starring Maximilian Brückner and Alexander Duda will be performed for the first time on stage 1 on Sat, Oct 30, starting at 7:30pm. The new building will open its doors on Fri, Oct 15 with a concert by Austrian band Granada. The new building will be introduced and the full program announced on Thu, Sep 9 at 11am by Munich's major Dieter Reiter and Christian Stückl. Ticket sales for October and November start at noon. The new website.

Main Site in German
Link to German site

German Website Updates: 12/3 "Wunderschön" ; 11/23 "Die Wannseekonferenz" (The Conference) ; 11/13 "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Blood & Beer) ; 10/30 "Laufen" (Running/Jogging) (WT) ; 10/20 "Arctic Circle" / "Ivalo" ; 10/18 About Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 8/10 "Generation Beziehungsunfähig" (Commitment Phobia) ; 1.8. Advertising ; 7/13 Munich Filmfest 2021 ; 7/7 "Der Brandner Kaspar" - play on the road ; 6/7 "Wer weiss denn sowas?" ; 5/22 "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play ; 5/20 "Das schönste Paar" (The Most Beautiful Couple), "The Most Beautiful Couple" - Premieres and Reviews ; 5/13 "Kommissarin Lucas - Goldrausch" (Gold Rush) (WT) ; 4/4 "Wolf of Candystreet"

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
Latest: Dec 3, 2021