arrives at Netflix one of the series that is presented as one of the best war stories on the small screen, we are talking band of brothersreleased two decades ago in HBO. It was executive produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hankswon seven Emmy Awards and was also honored at the Golden Globes.
This miniseries was released in 2001, it is based on the non-fiction book of the same name by the historian Stephen E. Ambrose from 1992. It has a 10-episode season and is available on the streaming platform HBO Max and starting this Friday also in Netflix.
What Band of Brothers is about
band of brothers follows the journey of a US Army company from parachute training in Georgia, to the capture of Hitler’s eagle towards the end of World War II. It draws on interviews, letters and diaries from Easy Company survivors to provide an authentic account of the horror of war.
Among the elements that draw attention to this series is the development of its characters. The cast was made up of some of today’s favorite stars, such as James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, Jimmy Fallon and even David Schwimmer.
Each of the events shown in the plot tried to be as close to the real story as possible, so some of the real characters appear in pre-recorded interviews as a prologue to each episode.
Main cast of the Band of Brothers series
- Damian Lewis as Commander Richard “Dick” Winters.
- Ron Livingston as Captain Lewis Nixon.
- Scott Grimes as Sergeant Donald Malarkey.
- Donnie Wahlberg as Ensign Carwood Lipton.
- Michael Cudlitz as Sergeant Denver “Bull” Randleman.
- Matthew Leitch as First Sergeant Floyd “Tab” Talbert.
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