‘Barbarians’: German Historical-Drama Netflix Original is Releasing this October on Netflix



  • Netflix is coming with a new historical drama in October.
  • Recently, the streaming giant announced the cast and release date of the Barbarians series.
  • Fans who love series like Game of Thrones, Spartacus, and Vikings should check out this series.

Inside Story

People love to watch TV series, which takes them back in the olden period and set in a different location around the globe.

Some TV series is set in the 21st century and are fun to watch too, but it is fascinating to watch a historical series that takes us back to another time period. It gives us an idea of what their life was like, what was the fashion, and the food they eat.

Some creators make a historical series that are based on real-life incidents and characters. They create a story in such a way that isn’t historically accurate, but fun to watch.

From The Last Kingdom to Knightfall, Netflix has added multiple historical dramas to its streaming service. And recently, they have planned to bring another series to the website.

Netflix’s Barbarians is a new German historical action series that is scheduled to premiere on Netflix next month. It is developed by Arne Nolting and Jan Martin Scharf, written by Andreas Heckman and produced by Gaumont. Barbara Eder and Steve St. Leger serve as the directors of this original series.

Premiere Date Of Barbarians

Netflix has officially announced the release date of Barbarians season 1. It is set to release on Friday, October 23, 2020, on the streaming service. As per our research, the series will consist of 6 episodes.

Barbarians Cast

The streaming giant has also confirmed the cast of Barbarians Season 1 which are Laurence Rupp as Arminius, David Schutter as Folkwin Wolfspeer, Attila C.

Arpa as Marcus Caelus, Bernhard Schutz as Segestes, Marlon Boers as Luco, Sergoj Onopko as Hadgan, Nikolai Kinski as Pelagios, László Demény as Claudius, Sinha Melina Gierke as Rasklid, Mathis Landwehr as Eigel, as well as Urs Rechn as Kunolf the Brukteer.

Barbarians Storyline

The German historical drama showcases the events from 9 A.D of the Roman Imperial Foundation of Germania. The plot will get narrated from the point of view of Germanic tribes. Arminius, who is a German chieftain educated in Roman military strategies, makes a plan to unite the Germanic tribes to fight against their southern enemies.

Later on, he leads the Germanic tribes, and they march against the Roman legions to do surprise attack those conquerors. This incident changes history and marked Arminius as the hero of the German historical era. You can watch the official trailer of Barbarians below.


Currently, we have only limited information about this historical drama. The trailer seems interesting, but we hope this series amazes the Netflix subscribers. Plus, only a few weeks are left for the premiere. Come back soon for the latest updates about the upcoming series.

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