Markus Stoll aka Harry G takes over the lead role in the new series Der Beischläfer exclusively on Amazon Prime Video
In the Name of the People - Against Will: The German comedian Markus Stoll - better known to the general public as Harry G - takes over the lead role in the new series Der Beischläfer, which premieres exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from 2020 onwards becomes. The shooting of the six-part series started in Munich.
Ironically, the light-duty car mechanic Charlie Menzinger (Markus Stoll) is appointed by the district court of Munich to alderman. Because there is no escape in the name of the people before the commission and the judge Dr.-Ing. Julia Kellermann (Lisa Bitter) can not be talked to, Charlie reluctantly agrees to his fate. In the future, Charlie decides in his quite idiosyncratic way as honorary judge about the life of others, instead of lying under the old Italian sports car of his friend Xaver (Daniel Christensen). He quickly realizes that his new position can bring him certain advantages. But his apprenticeship will change him more than he suspects ...
"What lasts long, finally comes true! I am really happy that the filming of Der Beischläfer has started, "says Markus Stoll. "Everything is just right for me: screenplay, fellow actors, production and the fact that the result of our work will be on Prime Video. It could not be better. It rarely happens to me, but there is really nothing to grantln right now. "
"Baby Schimmerlos, Sir Quickly or the Monaco Franze - there are many Bavarian film and TV characters that inspire people beyond the borders of Bavaria," says Dr. Christoph Schneider, CEO of Prime Video Germany. "Markus Stoll has created a Munich original with Harry G and we are delighted that he and Charlie Menzinger will enrich German series culture with a new Bavarian character."
"The idea of once again putting Munich in the center of a series and giving the daily, often very amusing balancing act in the change of a big city with Markus Stoll a new, unique face has driven me as a born Munich for a long time", says Thomas Peter Friedl , Managing Director of The Amazing Film Company. "Murmel and Mike created a sound and a world with their books and ideas that I could not have imagined better. The fact that we were able to win over an international top player like Amazon as a partner still makes me almost speechless. "
The cast of the series includes next Harry G among others Lisa Bitter (This stupid heart) as Dr. Julia Kellermann, Helmfried von Lüttichau (Hubert and Staller) as Paul Seidl and Daniel Christensen (Leberkäsjunkie) as Xaver Holzapfel. It is directed by Anna-Katharina Maier (wedding ceremony with obstacles) and the authors of the series are Murmel Clausen (Father Joy, The Bully Parade, The Nanny) and Mike Viebrock (Servus Schwiergersohn, Zaun an Zaun). Thomas Peter Friedl (The Amazing Film Company) is the producer of Der Beischläfer, co-producer is the Munich-based agency RING OF FIRE GmbH.