BUCHAREST: HBO Europe and Germany’s TNT Serie wrapped shooting on the six-episode series Hackerville, directed by Igor Cobileanski and Anca Miruna Lăzărescu.
Hackerville is an original HBO Europe production coproduced with TNT Serie. The series is created by Ralph Martin and Joerg Winger for UFA Fiction, and it is produced by Cristian Mungiu and Tudor Reu through Mobra Films, according to a press release.
Joerg Winger is the executive producer for UFA Fiction and Johnathan Young for HBO Europe. HBO Europe producers are Alina David and Silvia Popescu.
The plot follows the aftermath of a cyberattack affecting a German bank and supposedly conducted by Romanian hackers. A German cyber cop takes over the case in the Romanian town of Timișoara, her hometown. While investigating the case she is facing dark secrets of her own family.
The main characters are played by Anna Schumacher, Andi Vasluianu and newcomer Voicu Dumitraș. The cast includes Romanian and German actors: Sabin Țambrea, Vlad Brumaru, Călin Chirilă, Ada Lupu, Dana Dembinski, Ilie Dumitrescu Jr., Ștefan Lupu, Emanuel Pârvu, Flavia Hojda, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf and Ovidiu Schumacher. Polish DoP Tomasz Augustynek is lensing.
Shooting took place in Timișoara, Bucharest and Frankfurt. The premiere is set for autumn 2018.
Directors: Igor Cobileanski, Anca Miruna LăzărescuScriptwriters: Laurențiu Rusescu, Daniel Sandu, Ralph Martin, Steve BailieDOP: Tomasz AugustynekCast: Anna Schumacher, Andi Vasluianu, Voicu Dumitraș, Sabin Țambrea, Vlad Brumaru, Călin Chirilă, Ada Lupu, Dana Dembinski, Ilie Dumitrescu Jr., Ștefan Lupu, Emanuel Pârvu, Flavia Hojda, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Ovidiu Schumacher