You Are Wanted (Amazon 2017, Matthias Schweighöfer, Tom Beck)

You Are Wanted tells the story of Lukas Franke (Schweighöfer), a young hotel manager and father who is brutally torn out of his everyday life when his personal data is hacked and he finds the story of his life beginning to be rewritten. As strange news continues to emerge, Lukas finds his digital identity continuously manipulated, arousing the suspicion of the German Federal Criminal Office (BKA), who accuse him of being a member of a terrorist organization. Even his wife (Alexandra Maria Lara) begins to doubt him. When his child is threatened, it is obvious to Lukas that he has to fight back. He allies with Lena Arandt (Karoline Herfurth), who is also a victim of the hackers. With her help he tries to find them and hunt them down. Who is behind the conspiracy? Why was he targeted? Lukas is forced to fight back, find the perpetrators, prove his innocence and get back his old life.

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Amazon’s first German original series. Besides the leading actor, director and producer Matthias Schweighöfer, You Are Wanted casts notable German actors like Alexandra Maria Lara, Karoline Herfurth, and Tom Beck

production details
Germany | Amazon – Amazon Studios – Pantaleon Entertainment AG – Warner Bros. Television | 12×46 minutes | Premiered 17 March 2017

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Dan Maag as Producer
Hanno Hackfort as Creator
Marco Beckmann as Producer
Matthias Schweighöfer as Director and Producer
Richard Kropf as Creator
Willi Geike as Producer

Matthias Schweighöfer as Lukas Franke
Tom Beck as Marc Wessling
Edin Hasanovic as Thorsten Siebert
Alexandra Maria Lara as Hanna Franke

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