Transatlantic was inspired by Julie Orringer’s novel The Flight Portfolio about the Emergency Rescue Committee, and the true story of Varian Fry (Cory Michael Smith, Gotham), Mary Jayne Gold (Gillian Jacobs, Community), and Albert Hirschman (Lucas Englander, The Witchers). The seven-part limited series will premiere on Netflix on April 7, 2023.
Transatlantic was developed by Anna Winger and Daniel Hendler and produced by Anna Winger and Camille McCurry of Airlift Productions. The Swiss directors Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond and the German filmmaker Mia Meyer are responsible for directing.
The cast includes: Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs, Lucas Englander, Gregory Montel, Ralph Amoussou, Deleila Piasko, Amit Rahav, Corey Stoll, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alexander Fehling, Jonas Nay, Lolita Chammah, Luke Thompson, Jodhi May, and Rafaela Nicolai Henrietta Confurius.