RTL Renews ‘Sisi’ TV Present About Austrian Royal Romance for Season 3 – Latest Hollywood News

The adventures of Sisi and Franz will proceed.

German interval drama collection Sisi — a reimagining of the historic love story between nineteenth century Austrian Empress Elisabeth, nicknamed “Sisi,” and her husband, Emperor Franz — has obtained a third-season order from German community RTL.

Swiss American actress Dominique Devenport will return as Sisi and Jannik Schümann as Franz for season 3, which Story Home Footage will produce, in collaboration with Beta Movie.

Sisi was an out-of-the-gate hit for RTL, which has success each streaming the present on its RTL+ platform and broadcasting it on its flagship linear channel in Germany. Beta has bought the collection to greater than 100 territories worldwide, together with to Mediaset in Italy, TF1 in France and Globoplay in Brazil.

Within the RTL collection, Empress Elisabeth is depicted as a tomboy who falls, as a princess in Bavaria, head-over-heels in love with the the good-looking and highly effective Franz, Emperor of Austria. However as soon as married, Sisi faces the challenges of the royal court docket, rising right into a self-confident, fashionable and fiercely impartial lady and Empress.

Sisi is using a brand new wave of curiosity within the Empress Elizabeth, who first turned a popular culture phenomenon with Ernst Marischka’s trilogy of interval movies within the Nineteen Fifties, that includes a younger Romy Schneider as Sisi. Netflix has additionally scored successful with The Empress, one other new interpretation of the Sisi story, with Devrim Lingnau because the titular royal and Philip Froissant as Franz.

Vicky Krieps performed a 40-year-old, and really in-your-face, Empress Sisi in Marie Kreutzer’s BAFTA-nominated Corsage, and German auteur Frauke Finsterwalder places her personal spin on the Sisi fable within the upcoming Sisi and I, starring Susanne Wolff (The Stranger in Me) as Sisi and Sandra Hüller of Toni Erdmann fame as her upstaging lady-in-waiting Irma Countess von Sztáray. Sisi and I premieres on the Berlin Movie Pageant on Sunday within the pageant’s Panorama part.

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