Stephen King Praises “Terrific” Netflix Original Thriller As “Dark and complex”

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It just would not feel like spooky season without a Stephen King recommendation. After all, who knows where to find nightmare fuel better than the man who writes it for a living? The horror author did not disappoint this time around. We are interested in the creepy Netflix series he describes as “dark and complex.”

King took to Twitter to alert his followers that this “Terrific show,” deserves some attention. He’s talking about the German sci-fi thriller called Dark

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This haunting series ran for three seasons on Netflix and looks like three bad vibes in a trenchcoat. Let’s get to know this Stephen King-approved title a bit better.

Rotten Tomatoes Synopsis

“When two children go missing in a small German town, its sinful past is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. The mystery-drama series introduces an intricate puzzle filled with twists that includes a web of curious characters, all of whom have a connection to the town’s troubled history — whether they know it or not. The story includes supernatural elements that tie back to the same town in 1986. Dark represents the first German original series produced for Netflix.”

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Dark is directed by Baran bo Odar. The series was created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The cast includes Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Maja Schöne, Jördis Triebel, and Andreas Pietschmann.

This disturbing show looks right from where we’re sitting. Check out the trailer below to see if you want to follow Stephen King’s lead on this one. Hopefully, we’ll see you on the other side of this dark and creepy binge. 

Watch the trailer here:

I’m not sure how this Netflix show got by me, but I am happy Stephen King brought it to my attention. If you’re also adding this to your queue, let’s compare notes at @misssharai.



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