Shooting is underway at locations in NRW, Bavaria and South Tyrol until July 2020 for the eight-part high-end adventure series, "Wild Republic", which is being directed by the Student Oscar®-winner Lennart Ruff and Markus Goller.
Described as a "'Lord of the Flies' set in the mountains", the series centers on a group of young offenders taking part in a rehabilitation program trekking through the Alps as an alternative to being sent to prison. When one of the program's leaders is found murdered, the group is initially confronted with a dilemma since they have little faith in receiving fair treatment from the authorities and justice system – until they decide to press ahead up into the mountains. When they find seemingly abandoned caves, they establish their own independent wild republic.
Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH