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Max Riemelt honoured with Film Award of the City of Hof

October 25, 2019

Big honour: The City of Hof and the Hof International Film Festival have honoured Max's commitment with the Film Award of the City of Hof. The award ceremony took place yesterday evening at the Hof International Film Festival.  The organizers' statement: "By awarding the prize to Max Riemelt, the City of Hof and the Hof International Film Festival are honouring an outstanding actor who fills his roles with wisdom, intensity and subtle emotions. Many of his films premiered in Hof and became great successes. The Film Prize of the City of Hof is regarded as one of the special awards in German film."

Sales launch for radio play "Kleiner Drei"

October 18, 2019

"Kleiner Drei" is the name of Josef Ulbig's radio play in which Max can be heard together with Eva Meckbach and Johannes Klaußner. "Kleiner Drei" tells the story of a friendship with a common goal. A common wish. A common task. A task that can't really endure friendship.  The radio play accompanies three people who actually want the same thing and yet do not strive for the same thing. Three people who actually only want the good and yet remain in their patterns. And in the end everything comes together.  The sale starts today. Click here for more information (sorry, Germany only).

Max stars in "Die Pfefferkörner und der Schatz der Tiefsee"

October 13, 2019

"Die Pfefferkörner und der Schatz der Tiefsee" (The Peppercorns and the Treasure of the Deep Sea) is the name of the new feature film in the eponymous series, which director Christian Theede is currently directing with leading actors Charlotte Martz, Emilia Flint, Badasar Colbiyik, David Bredin, Leander Pütz and Max Riemelt. In the film (book: Dirk Ahner), a group of teenagers ("Die Pfefferkörner") trace the trail of a disappeared marine explorer who has discovered a way to master plastic waste in the sea. She has not only made friends and the opponents of an internationally active toxic waste industry are after her. A race against time begins for "Die Pfefferkörner". The cinema release is expected for 2020. 

"World on Fire" premiers in Germany and the UK on September 29

September 5, 2019

From 29 September, BBC One as well as the RTL streaming service "TV Now" will show the first season of the BBC-produced world war drama "World On Fire". This covers the first year of the Second World War - beginning with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the events of autumn 1940. Max Riemelt played a supporting role alongside the leading actors Helen Hunt and Sean Bean.

New Dresden Tatort with Max Riemelt in the leading role

July 18, 2019

Since 16 July 2019, the MDR crime scene "Die Zeit ist gekommen" (working title) is being shot in Dresden directed by Stephan Lacant. Max Riemelt stars in the episode leading role of Louis. Together with his wife Anna (Katia Fellin), Louis finally tries to arrange his life in order to offer their son Tim (Claude Heinrich) an adequate home. But when the policeman Jan Landrock is found beaten to death in front of their house and the Dresden detectives Gorniak (Karin Hanczewski) and Winkler (Cornelia Gröschel) investigate, Louis, who has a criminal record, is soon suspected of having committed the crime. He manages to persuade Anna to free him from custody. Together with Tim, who is in the care of the youth welfare department, they want to flee abroad and start anew. "Die Zeit ist gekommen" is a W&B Television production commissioned by ARD Degeto and Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk for the German television station "Das Erste".

Max Riemelt in Max Prosa's new music video "Babylon"

July 9, 2019

Together with his acting colleagues Emiko Morgaine and Ben Becker, Max Riemelt plays a guest role in Max Prosa's new music video "Babylon", which has been released today and can be watched here. "Babylon" is a single from Max Prosa's new album "Mit anderen Augen", which the Berlin singer-songwriter will release on July 26. 

Max Riemelt stars in crime thriller "Der Schneegänger"

June 5, 2019

In the role of chief detective Lutz Gehring, Max Riemelt is shooting the crime thriller "Der Schneegänger" in Berlin and Brandenburg, directed by Josef Rusnak, since May 27 and until June 25. In the television movie "Der Schneegänger" (book: Elisabeth Herrmann), Lutz Gehring and the young policewoman Sanela Beara (Nadja Bobyleva) search for the 11-year-old Darijo Tudor (Talin Bartholomäus), the son of Croatian immigrants. Soon they stumble across some inconsistencies: Darijo was abused before his disappearance and died shortly after. But his parents (Edita Malovčić, Stipe Erceg) pretend to have known nothing about the abuse. "Der Schneegänger" is produced by the German television station ZDF. A broadcasting date has not yet been set.

Max plays supporting role in the movie "Alle reden übers Wetter"

May 5, 2019

In the supporting role "Marcel" Max Riemelt (here on the picture at the German Film Award on 3 May 2019) is currently shooting in Berlin and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany) for the movie "Alle reden übers Wetter" ("Everyone's talking about the weather"). The film, directed by Annika Pinske, tells the story of "Clara" (Anne Schäfer), Marcel's ex-girlfriend. Clara is a 39-year-old philosophy doctoral student from Berlin-Kreuzberg who finds herself in a deep identity crisis as a result of the dispute with her husband over their daughter Emma (Emma Frieda Brüggler), the affair with her student Max (Marcel Kohler) and the suicide of her doctoral mother Margot (Judith Hofmann). More information can be found on the official website and Instagram page of the film.

Reading on 3 June in Berlin: Max Riemelt presents Joey Goebel's new novel "Irgendwann wird es gut"

April 15, 2019

On 3 June 2019, in the evening from 8 p.m., the author Joey Goebel ("Vincent", "Ich gegen Osborne") and Max Riemelt will present Goebel's new novel " Irgendwann wird es gut" in the Clinker Lounge of the Backfabrik in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. The reading will be organized by Buchbox Berlin. Pre-sales have already started. Tickets can now be purchased at the internet address The event is expected to be sold out quickly. 

"My mother's girlfriend": TV premiere on 13 March

February 17, 2019

Mark Monheim's comedy "Die Freundin meiner Mutter" ("My mother's girlfriend") celebrates its TV premiere on 13 March 2019. The German television station ARD shows the comedy at 8:15 pm. "Die Freundin meiner Mutter" (Screenplay: Kirsten Peters, Martin Rehbock, Philip Voges) tells the story of Jan (Max Riemelt). His lesbian mother Viktoria (Katja Flint) asks him to become a sperm donor for the child she wishes to have with her partner Rosalie (Jasna Fritzi Bauer). Jan would then be father and brother in one. An absurd idea? Not if Jan has a crush on Rosalie.

Max Riemelt acts in BBC One series "World on Fire"

November 17, 2018

For the television series "World on Fire" Max Riemelt is currently on camera together with Helen Hunt, Brian J. Smith, Radoslaw Kaim, Julia Brown and Jonah Hauer-King in Prague and Zatec (both: Czech Republic), Manchester, London, Paris und Berlin. Peter Bowker produces the Second World War drama for BBC One. "World on Fire" is expected to be released in 2019.

Hofer Filmtage: Barbet Schroeder and Max Riemelt in Club Talk

October 22, 2018

In 2015 Max Riemelt played the role of DJ "Jo" in "Amnesia". The movie was directed by French star director Barbet Schroeder. Now Max Riemelt meets Barbet Schroeder again: During the Hofer Filmtage, which this year are also dedicated to the French old master, he talks to Barbet Schroeder about their collaboration in a club discussion. The event will take place on 27 October at 13:00 in the Central-Kino, Altstadt 8, 95028 Hof, Germany. Entry is free.

Max Riemelt shoots TV movie „Die Freundin meiner Mutter“

August 8, 2018

"Should I impregnate my mother's girlfriend and be my children's brother?" Jan alias Max Riemelt is confronted with this insane question when his lesbian mother Viktoria (Katja Flint) chooses him as the sperm donor of her partner Rosalie. An absurd idea? Not if Jan has a crush on the same Rosalie...  Director Mark Monheim ("About a Girl") is directing the TV movie "Die Freundin meiner Mutter" ("My mother's girlfriend") with Max Riemelt, Katja Flint, Antje Traue and Jasna Fritzi Bauer in the leading roles and until August 31, 2018 in Hamburg. The German television station ARD is going to broadcast the movie in 2019.