A brand new Netflix trailer hit the online on Wednesday, August 17, pointing towards the discharge subsequent month of The Empress — a 6-part German-language unique collection that’s already drawn comparisons to a different status Netflix drama (The Crown).
In fact, the similarities are everywhere in the story (and trailer), daring you to disregard them. The dramatic orchestral rating, a princess in love with a royal who she’s not “supposed” to be with, longing glances, luxurious visuals … you get the concept.
The Empress Netflix trailer
Check out the trailer for The Empress, embedded beneath. Meanwhile, right here’s how Netflix describes the brand new collection, which hits the streamer on September 29. “When the rebellious Elisabeth (“Sisi”) meets Franz, the Emperor of Austria, the younger couple’s intoxicating love utterly upsets the facility construction on the Viennese court docket.
“After the wedding, the young empress must assert herself not only against her mother-in-law, the sovereign, power-hungry Sophie, but also against Franz’s brother Maxi, who himself longs for the throne (and for Sisi).”
Meanwhile, enemy troops are additionally massing on the borders of the Habsburg Empire. When the proletariat rises up in protest towards the emperor, Elisabeth should resolve who she will belief. As nicely as what value is required to be a real empress and a determine of hope.
Philip Froissant and Melika Foroutan within the Netflix collection “The Empress.” Image supply: Netflix
“The Empress offers us the chance to tell the moving story of Empress Elisabeth for a contemporary audience,” showrunner Katharina Eyssen explains. “According to a contemporary picture of ladies. Devrim (Lingnau) just isn’t solely a extremely proficient, multi-faceted actress, however for me embodies this very lady: Intelligent, passionate, rebellious.
“Philip Froissant, for his part, will make of the role of Franz Joseph something we have not seen before. An ambivalent and fascinating ruler, whose conflicts are more topical than ever.”
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Netflix’s subsequent The Crown?
One YouTube commenter, in a notice hooked up to the newly launched Netflix trailer, joked that this first-look footage “has already destroyed the first two seasons of Bridgerton.”
In different implied connections to The Crown, in the meantime, it’s additionally fascinating to notice one different factor about Sisi. She impressed great love and devotion from the general public, akin to that directed on the Princess of Wales. She was additionally a part of what arguably was the primary superstar royal couple in Europe, and her magnificence was legendary.
According to Vogue, she really spent three hours every day merely having her attractive locks of hair cared for.
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