“Euphoria” is about to get a German adaptation, Selection can reveal.
German’s Zeitsprung Photos (“Lieber Thomas”) have optioned the present from manufacturing and distribution firm ADD Content material, who rep worldwide rights to the format and sequence.
“Euphoria” is an Israeli unique created by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin. The present follows a gaggle of highschool college students navigating friendship and love concurrently battling medicine, intercourse, trauma and social media.
The unique model was produced by Tedy productions and aired on Israeli broadcaster HOT. A U.S. adaptation of the present from HBO, starring Zendaya (pictured above), Jacob Elordi and Sydney Sweeney, quickly adopted and has since change into a runaway success, with the sequence set to return for a 3rd season.
The German adaptation has already tapped writers Jonas Lindt (“Druck”) and Paulina Lorenz (“Druck“) to work on the challenge.
“We’re glad that the super success of ‘Euphoria’ continues to resonate on the planet, and are enthusiastic about this new collaboration,” mentioned broadcaster HOT. “We’ll proceed to create high quality content material that brings satisfaction to Israel throughout audiences and borders.”
Michael Souvignier, CEO of Zeitsprung Photos, and producer Lennart Pohlig mentioned: “‘Euphoria’ is without doubt one of the largest and most profitable IPs and we’re very glad to develop the story for a German adaptation of this distinctive coming-of-age sequence along with the excellent writers Jonas Lindt and Paulina Lorenz. We strongly imagine that the common matters going through Gen Z resembling id, psychological sickness, habit and sexuality, which they navigate while always standing below nice strain to succeed and carry out, should be instructed in a really particular native method – on this occasion from the angle of younger German teenagers.”
Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein, founding father of ADD Content material, added: “Proper from the outset we recognised that ‘Euphoria’ is a particular sequence that may resonate far past the Israeli market – tapping into the experiences of younger folks in an actual method – which is underscored with the response to HBO’s gritty and compelling remake. Though uncooked and infrequently disquieting, the themes and storylines within the present ring a bell with teen audiences in lots of markets all over the world. We’re trying ahead to seeing how the German model brings one other perspective to younger audiences.”