Martin Luther - in Helsinki today: Selfie
you spot Maxi??"
... at the Christmas party of 'Yellow
Film & TV', the production company of "Arctic Circle": Photo
celebrates its 100th anniversary of independence from Russia
various parades and partys, and Maxi celebrates with them: Selfie
from this evening #IndependenceDay
from Maxi from the set of "Arctic Circle": "Back
in the lab"
#Helsinki #IinaKuustonen #YellowBirdFilms
from Maxi from noon today: "Christmas
market in Helsinki.
#arcticcircle #helsinki #christmas #Finnland
Brückner is in Helsinki/Finland since yesterday as
filming for the Finnish-German TV series "Arctic Circle" will start
there tomorrow: Selfie
"Back in Finland"
Circle": Acclaimed international cast confirmed, as
Lagardère Studios Distribution signs global distribution of
crime thriller Arctic Circle.
The series, to be filmed in Finnish Lapland, has completed its cast
with new names. Lead roles will feature Iina
Kuustonen, Pihla Vitala and acclaimed German actors Maximilian
Clemens Schick. The Finnish-German co-production will be directed by
Hannu Salonen. It will start shooting in a studio in Helsinki at the
end of November. The production will continue filming on location in
Lapland during winter 2018.
The series is co-produced by Yellow Film
& TV, the largest independent production company in the
Nordics, and Bavaria Fiction, one of Europe's largest production
companies. Operating under House of Lapland, the Finnish Lapland Film
Commission is collaborating with the production and has, among other
provided assistance with location scouting and finding support services.
The series has gained international notice as it was accepted into
C21's Drama Series Pitch Competition and is one of eight finalists who
will have the opportunity to pitch their series to key international
buyers and commissioners in London on November 29. The winning project
will be announced at The International Drama Awards, which takes place
later that day.
Brunswick Herald (Canada)
& C21's Drama
Series Pitch (UK),
Most Beautiful Couple" / "Das
New set still on the website of the production company OneTwoFilms of Maxi (as Malte) in the boxing ring
- sporting impressive muscles ...
Circle" / Finnish title: "Ivalo": This is the international TV crime
mini-series for which Maxi was in talks in Helsinki in August and
October. It is a 10x50 mins Finnish-German co-production from Yellow
Film & TV and Bavarian Fiction for Finnish VoD service
Elisa Viihe (2018). YLE, the public Finnish TV network has the free-TV
rights, Lagardère Studios Distribution handles nternational
Filming takes place in Lapland between 11/27/17 and 5/31/18.
The series, set in Lapland, follows a Finnish policewoman who
finds a nearly dead prostitute in a cabin in the wilderness. However,
she is discovered to have a deadly virus in her system and a German
virologist travels to Lapland to investigate.
The leads: Iina
Kuustonen (Nurses, FC Venus) as police officer Nina Kautsalo,
Maximilian Brückner as German virologist Thomas Lorenz,
Clemens Schick (James Bond - Casino Royale, Overdrive) as Marcus
Eiben, multimillionaire and CEO of a pharmaceutical company, and Pihla
Vitala (Black Widow, Hansel &
Gretel) as Nina's sister Marita. Director: Hannu Salonen (Scene of the
Crime, Shades of Guilt). Producer: Olli Haikka (Borg/McEnroe). Budget:
€6.5 million ($7.5 million)
Film & TV, Bavaria
Studios Distribution, Yahoo,
Poster on IMDb,
Himmel und Hölle" ("Reformation: The Story of Martin Luther")
is available in the ZDF-Mediaplayer
until January 28, 2018
("Reformation") airs on Mon Oct 30 both on Austrian
ORF2 and German ZDF : ZDF long trailer
- 3 Questions for Maximilian
Brückner about his role
as Martin Luther
- Maximilian Brückner speaks
about Luther's thesis
- The film is a nominee
for the Golden Camera of the
Episodes 4 - 6 will be broadcast on German TV network ZDF early next
year, on Mon 1/8, Wed 1/10 and Thu 1/11/2018.
Krieges", the 4th episode had its premiere on June 29, 2017 at the 35th
The Story of Martin Luther" is still available through the BBC iPlayer
(although only within the UK) until mid-November: Episode
from ep. 1, and "The
Bible for all" from ep. 2
you happen to be in Bangkok in early November, you could watch the
German/Bavarian TV-Series "Hindafing",
that is screened during the film and television showcase from Bavaria "Bayern
meets Bangkok", 1.-5. Nov. 2017.
Screening dates: Fri 11/3 at 7:30pm (episode 1-3) and on Sat 11/4, also
(episode 4-6). Language: German with Thai and English subtitles ; Free
admission. Ticket phone: 02-1088231/32
Where: BKKSR - The
Bangkok Screening Room is
located on 2nd floor of the Woof Pack building (where 7-11 is) on the
corner of Sala Daeng Soi 1 and Rama IV, Silom, Bangkok. It is located
opposite the U Chu Liang building.
The Story of Martin Luther" will be broadcast on British TV BBC Four
German OV with
English subtitles): Part
1 on Tue 17th Oct, and Part
2 on Wed 18th Oct 2017, both
starting at 22
from part 1, and "The
Bible for all" from part 2
Himmel und Hölle"
- Its world premiere
was on Mon 10/9 for part 1 and on Tue 10/10 for part 2, free of
charge at the Portland German Filmfestival 2017, in Portland, Oregon,
USA. More infos here
- 1st Preview in Berlin on Wed 10/11 in the Astor Filmlounge with many
the actors and crew members: Berliner
Morgenpost ; Maximilian
on Instagram ; More photos through this link from Sulu Press
; Photo of the day: Blickpunkt
Film ; More photos from Berlin
from production company UFA
- 2nd Preview in Munich on Thu 10/12 in the Sendlinger Tor Filmtheater
most beautiful Couple" ("Das
directed by Sven Taddicken starring Maximilian Brückner, Luise
Heyer and Jasna Fritzi Bauer is now in post-production. Zorro Films
will release it in Germany next year, with Beta Cinema handling
international sales. Source: Cineuropa
Himmel und Hölle" will be broadcast on
Austrian TV ORF2 on Mon, Oct 30,
2017 at 20:15h. Repeat on Thu, Nov 2 at 01:05h.
The Story of Martin Luther" with Maximilian Brückner in the
lead: New stills on ZDF-Presseportal
and on Universum
Film. To be released on Nov 3
under the title "Zwischen
Himmel und Hölle - Luther und die Macht des Wortes" on DVD and
(Reformation) to be broadcast on Oct 30, 2017 on German TV
network ZDF. Source (with new information about the film, interviews
and new photos): ZDF-Presseportal,
- "Zwischen Himmel und Hölle" - Reformation or Revolution?
Source (with more information about the film, interviews and different
- Picture collection
- "Reformation: The Story of
Martin Luther" won't get dubbed in English for
BBC 4, instead it will be broadcast in German with English subtitles
photos of the intermission of the play "Der Brandner Kaspar und das
ewig' Leben" by Luis Zeno Kuhn from the Munich
& Boandlkramer, and Portner,
(Peter Mitterrutzner, Maximilian Brückner and Hubert
promo photos of Maximilian
Brückner taken by Christian Hartmann in July 2017 for the Lambsdorff agency.
photos taken by Luis Zeno
Kuhn during an intermission of the play "Der Brandner
Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" at the Munich Volkstheater: The Riederinger
Brückner as the Boandlkramer
(The Bonecollector - name of death in Bavaria), and the Portner
with the Boandlkramer
6-part TV series "Hindafing"
is available on German Netflix from today on:
Netflix. Newbies don't have to
pay for their first month.
announcement of the start of filming "Der
Mordanschlag" (WT) by producing
network ZDF (with a photo of Jenny
Schily and Maximilian Brückner): ZDF
press release, 8/30/17
from "Der Mordanschlag" (Attempt at Murder) with Roland Silbernagl,
Richard Sammel and Maximilian Brückner from today.
channel editor Cassian Harrison has unveiled a raft of commissions,
including two new 'slow TV' series: [...] "Reformation: The Story of
Marking 500 years since the Reformation, this is the story of Martin
Luther, the visionary reformer
and one of the most important religious
figures in history. This German drama is directed by Uwe Janson and
Brückner as Martin Luther. It was written by Stefan
Dähnert and Marianne Wendt, directed by Uwe Janson and its
Creative Producer is Martin Bromber. "Reformation: The Story of Martin
Luther" has been acquired by Cassian
Harrison and Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisition, for BBC Four.
The series is distributed internationally by FremantleMedia
International and will be broadcast later this year on BBC Four.
International has completed a deal with BBC Four for the
German drama "Reformation" ("Zwischen
Himmel und Hölle").
2 x 120´ drama will air this
autumn alongside a number of
factual programmes marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
"Reformation", this is the story of Martin Luther (Maximilian
Brückner), the visionary reformer and one of the most
important religious figures in history.
Jamie Lynn, EVP, Head of Sales & Distribution, EMEA for
said, "This compelling drama
is a stunning portrayal of the brave
whose actions 500 years ago at the time of the Reformation have
reverberated throughout time and still influence today's
society. Reformation is beautifully shot piece of drama with a strong
bring the story of the revolution that changed the world to life."
and German sources UFA
Fiction (with new pictures) and Blickpunkt:Film,
is working on a new project for German TV network ZDF: "Der
Mordanschlag" (Attempt at Murder). Selfie
from the set from today: Grüße
aus dem BKA-Sitzungsraum Berlin 1991.
And a slightly
different selfie on Instagram.
2-part TV movie "Reformation"
Hölle) with Maximilian Brückner as Martin Luther will
be broadcast on Oct 30, 2017 at 8:15pm on German TV network ZDF. Both
ca. 165 mins: Source
And new photos.
the past weekend Maxi visited Helsinki in Finland and has posted some
his trip: Photo
3, Photo 4.
Later we learned that he wasn't there only for fun but he was there for
talks about an international production to be filmed in Lapland in
||Portrait of Maximilian
taken by Da Schachten
this morning Maxi was surfing on the Eisbach wave - and it really looks
quite professional even as he apparently only has started with it two
weeks ago: Video
Seems he has a lot of spare time during filming the 3rd episode of
"Scharzach 23" ...
is indeed surfing on the Eisbach wave: Video
is again at the Eisbach wave today: Another
No information whether he is there for filming or for his own pleasure.
is surfing on the famous Eisbach wave in Munich's English Garden today!
1 and Selfie 2
of Maximilian Brückner here
photo shoot with Christian Hartmann.
And a gorgeous promo picture
of Maxi by
photographer Michael Bernhard.
||The 2017/18 broschure of "Trachten
Brückner" was released
today. Its print issue is
available in their shop
and also in the shop of
Martin Wiesner" in
Tegernsee. Picture of the family
- Maxi is on
the far left.
this week Maximilian Brückner has began shooting the 3rd film
the TV-series "Schwarzach 23"
for German network
ZDF. It also stars
Friedrich von Thun, Marlene Morreis, Gundi Ellert, Jockel Tschiersch,
David Zimmerschied, Andreas Giebel and Dominique Horwitz. It
is written by Christian Jeltsch, and directed by
Matthias Tiefenbacher. Official
photo): ZDF-Presseportal, July 14, 2017
Selfies by Maxi from the set: On the first day
in a pigsty and on the third
was the 10th anniversary of "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben"
(The Brandner Kaspar and the Eternal Life) in the Oberammergau
Passionstheater, where in 2020
the next passion play will be
staged. In this theater alone 40 000 viewers have seen this
production, directed by Christian Stückl - wheras 200 000
tickets were sold since its premiere at the
Munich Volkstheater in April 2005.
My report (in German) about last night
- with a few pictures
Brueckner at the 35th Filmfest Munich 2017:
With his brother Florian at the FFF Bavaria reception at the
Praterinsel - June 29: Photos
"ZDF- Get Together" reception at H’ugo’s, Munich,
Germany - 27 June: Photos on Getty
and on PictureDesk
Casting Night in the hotel Bayerischer Hof - 23 June: Scan
from Munich newspaper SZ