Netflix’s The Empress: Release Date, Plot, Cast, and More Updates!

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Netflix will release an intriguing new historical love drama in September 2022 for fans of this genre. The Empress, a German series about Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary’s forbidden love for the rebellious Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, Princess of Bavaria, is also set to debut on the streaming service. It’s reasonable to claim that the show’s marketing efforts have piqued interest and sparked Internet buzz around it, leading viewers to tune into their services to see these new tales.

The Empress is a beautiful production that Netflix has done better than its major competitors in recent years. Find all the information about the release date, plot, and cast so you may get prepared before the series airs.

Netflix'S The Empress

The Empress Release Date

According to the network, the Empress is set to premiere on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Netflix DE’s official Instagram handle also confirmed the news by mentioning the scheduled release date: “The tale of a forbidden love that defies all odds – The Emperor will be exclusively available on Netflix from September 29.”

The Empress Plot

According to Netflix, Elisabeth (“SISI”), a rebellious young woman, meets Franz, the Emperor of Austria. Their intoxicating love completely changes the power structure at the Viennese court. After they marry, Sisi must assert herself against her mother-in-law Sophie (who wants power) and Franz’s brother Maxi (who also secretly longs for the throne). Elisabeth’s life as Empress is chaotic when people in Vienna protest against the emperor and enemy troops form up on the borders of their empire. She must decide who she can trust and how much she will sacrifice to be a true leader for her people.

According to an official Netflix press release, “For now almost 200 years, fans and audiences across the globe have been fascinated by Elisabeth; by her passion, her beauty and her non-conformist lifestyle. In this six-part series, Netflix gives us a glimpse into the inner turmoil of a young woman far ahead of her time, battling tradition and state conventions and fighting for her individuality and freedom. The royal love story of Elisabeth (Devrim Lingnau) and young ruler Franz (Philip Froissant) is unique. It’s a story of two young people, battling with their own personal doubts, desires and inner conflicts as the weight of an entire empire rests on their shoulders.”

The Empress Cast and Crew

Netflix'S The Empress

Katharina Eyssen brought the German series to life. Elisabeth, played by Devrim Lingnau, is a 16-year-old in the series, while Franz Joseph is played by Philip Froissant and rules over Austria at 23 years old. Melika Foroutan, Elisa Schlott, Johannes Nussbaum,Jördis Triebel, Wiebke Puls and Almila Bagriacik are among the other cast member.

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The Empress Episodes

The new series, speculated to include six episodes, will be available next month for streaming. Similar to other tv show releases on the platform, it is most likely that all episodes will be released at once. Also, as of right now, we cannot confirm the episode titles or synopsis, but that information will be made available closer to the release date.

If we include other series with some guesswork, the show’s next season will premiere at the same time as other shows on the streaming service, which is 12:00 AM (PT) or 3:00 AM (ET). To receive notifications so that interested viewers may follow along.

The Empress Official Trailer

The series premiere date was revealed on August 17, 2022, by Netflix with the slogan “Huge love, a throne, and an entire kingdom that looks up to her.” Elisabeth’s (Devrim Lingnau) journey won’t be simple; she’ll need to battle her way to Franz (Philip Froissant) through intrigue, etiquette, and taboos. On Netflix, The Empress begins her reign on September 29. Take a peek at the following trailer:

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Where to stream The Empress?

As Empress’s release date approaches, the series will only be available on Netflix. The number of screens you can use to stream and the video quality simultaneously depend on your membership package.

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