© National Geographic
TV Series | Pilot | Episodes 1-10 | 2016-2017 | FOX [us], National Geographic | Biography, Drama, Period | USA

Shooting data

Start of shooting01.09.2016
End of shooting28.02.2017
LocationsPrag

Project data

Episodes from/to1-10

Brief synopsis

The premiere season of National Geographic's first scripted anthology series, GENIUS, will focus on Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein. Based on Walter Isaacson’s critically acclaimed and best-selling book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, and adapted by writer Noah Pink, GENIUS follows the brilliant scientist through the ups and downs of his life, from failing to get his doctorate to developing the general theory of relativity.

Quelle: channel.nationalgeographic.com/genius

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Johnny FlynnAbert Einstein (jung) [SS]
Geoffrey RushAbert Einstein (später) [SS]
Thomas M. Meinhardt
Luitpold [L]
Sebastian Müller-StahlOfficial [SR]
Silvina BuchbauerKatharina Lenard [SSR]
Jasmin von der BornFrieda Einstein [SSR]
Til SchindlerWerner Lenard [SR]
Katharina Sporrer
Käthe Hirschberg [SR]
Emily WatsonElsa Einstein [SRE]
Robert LindsayHermann Einstein [SRE]
Johannes Franke
Tobias [SRE]
Samuel Hummel
German Soldier [SRE]
Norbert HülmGerman Man [SRE]
Daniel KötterGestapo Officer [SRE]
Christopher Reinhardt
Man Assasin#1 [SRE]
Paul SchlaseBlack Market Broker [SRE]
Oleg Tikhomirov
Assassine [SRE]
Timo WillmanYoung Nazi [SRE]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
director of photographyMathias Herndl
casting directorMaya Kvetny
casting directorRose Wicksteed
directorJames Hawes
directorRon Howard
directorMinkie Spiro
co-producerKenneth Biller
screenwriterNoah Pink
screenwriterWalter Isaacson

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesVantage Film GmbH
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Martina Hejlová

Awards

Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Mathias Herndl2017Camerimage [pl]First Look - TV Pilots Competition (Chapter 1)Nominated
Geoffrey Rush2018Golden Globes [us]Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series oNominated

TV-broadcast

TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
First showingGermanyNational GeographicThursday, 27.04.2017