‘Euphoria’ Set for German Adaptation

“Euphoria” is ready 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 bunch of highschool college students navigating friendship and love similtaneously combating 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 develop 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 undertaking.

“We’re joyful that the large success of ‘Euphoria’ continues to resonate on this planet, and are enthusiastic about this new collaboration,” stated broadcaster HOT. “We are going to proceed to create high quality content material that brings delight to Israel throughout audiences and borders.”

Michael Souvignier, CEO of Zeitsprung Photos, and producer Lennart Pohlig stated: “‘Euphoria’ is likely one of the greatest and most profitable IPs and we’re very joyful 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 corresponding to identification, psychological sickness, habit and sexuality, which they navigate while consistently standing beneath nice strain to succeed and carry out, have to be instructed in a really particular native means – on this occasion from the attitude 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 will resonate far past the Israeli market – tapping into the experiences of younger folks in an actual means – which is underscored with the response to HBO’s gritty and compelling remake. Though uncooked and sometimes disquieting, the themes and storylines within the present ring a bell with teen audiences in lots of markets around the globe. We’re trying ahead to seeing how the German model brings one other perspective to younger audiences.”