in search of : Maximilian Brückner

~ Fan Site ~
Maximilian, Maxi (in his family and according to his agency), Max Brückner, Bruckner / Brueckner
(in English speaking countries)

German Actor, Director, Musician, Dancer and also proud native Bavarian
"Bayerische Sahneschnitte"
- "Schuhplattler der Herzen" - "Prince Charming"


Maxi about Maxi (in German)



Films and other work for TV


Books on Tape / Radio

Who can judge whether the signature is really from Maximilian Brueckner??

"I hob hoit des Pech g'habt und des Glück, dass i hoit nix anders konn, ois a bissl rumspuin und auf der Bühne rumhupfn." M.B.

Interview with Maximilian Brückner
for the German section of this website.
Interview on January 17, 2014 for his new film "Und Äktschn!", which opened in German and Austrian movie theatres on Feb 6, 2014.
Max Brueckner
Exclusive Interview with Maximilian Brückner
(in Bavarian) for the German section of this website.
Interview date was in late January 2012, but due to a string of unforeseen circumstances, publishing it was delayed till early March 2012.

~ News ~

June 18 From the Munich Film Festival: Our program is online! 🤩
🎬 At the 41st #ffmuc, 150 films from 53 countries will celebrate their premiere – as usual in the presence of prominent guests: All films
🎞️ The full program is now online, as are all events and talks with many big names: Events & Talks 🗯
Tickets will be available from Friday, June 21st! 🎫
June 12 First trailer for "My Child - МОЯ ДИТИНА" (Mein Kind) with Lisa Maria Potthoff, Maximilian Brückner, Alina Danko, Suzanne von Borsody, Karolina Horster, Johannes Klaußner, Harald Windisch etc. Script: Katrin Bühlig. Director: Christine Hartmann. Production company: Bavaria Fiction. German TV network: ZDF
Premiere at the 41th Munich International Film Festival 2024: Tue, 02. July, 5:30pm (89 min) – Gloria Palast and Thu, 04. July, 12:30pm (89 min) – HFF München, Kino 1 🎬 More about the film
June 6 Advertising poster in Munich, Adalbertstr./corner of Ludwigstr. for the two performances of the play "Brandner Kaspar and Eternal Life" (Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben) with Maximilian Brückner and Alexander Duda in the Passionplay Theater in Oberammergau on July 5th and 6th, 2024. There are still some tickets available!
May 27 The Cuvilliéstheater, another Munich theatre will bring back the play „Die G'schicht vom Brandner Kasper“, 50 years after its premiere there in 1975, on June 14, 2025 with Franz Xaver Kroetz in the title role, now directed by Philipp Stölzl. Source:
I therefore asked the Munich Volkstheater whether they would perhaps cancel their production – which will celebrate its 20th anniversary in April 2025 – and here is their answer from May 21, 2024 [translated from the German original]: The production of "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" directed by Christian Stückl will not be canceled in the coming season at the Volkstheater. We are performing the production both here at the Munich Volkstheater and in the summer months at the Passionstheater Oberammergau.
May 25 From PR agency Wolf and director Esther Gronenborn: #Throwback Behind-the-Scenes Impressionen aus Prag zum Projekt „Ein Regenbogen zu Weihnachten“ (ZDF, 2023). Director: Esther Gronenborn. Script: Christoph Silber and Tracey Love Graves. Cast: Jasmin Gerat, Maximilian Brückner, Sabine Vitua, Petra Michelle Nérette, Andrea Guo, Ulrich Faßnacht, Louis Eitner, Maisie Anna Navina, Maxi Geithner. DoP: René Gorski. Costume: Teresa Grosser. Production: Christian Popp / Producers at Work. Co-Production: Michal Pokorny / Mia Film (Prague, Czech Republic). Producer: Magadalena Frau. Video on Instagram, 24.5.24
May 21 "Wunderschöner" (WT) / "Wunderschön 2" (WT): Maximilian Brückner: Immer wieder „wunderschön“ 😘 @karolineherfurth @christopherfdoll @normatschernau mit Euch !!! @hellingerdoll. Danke für die schöne Zeit in Berlin 🥳 #karolineherfurth #wunderschön #kino #berlin. Instagram (with 2 selfies: one with producer Christopher Doll, one with Nora Tschirner), 19.5.24
May 12 My Child - МОЯ ДИТИНА ("Mein Kind") will premier at the upcoming 41th Munich International Film Festival 2024 on Tue, 2 July, 5:30pm at the Gloria Palast, with a 2nd screening on Thu, 4 July, 12:30pm at HFF Kino 1 in the section 'New German TV Productions'.
A life-threatening journey into the midst of war ensues. When their fertility treatments fail, Judith (Lisa Maria Potthoff) and Niclas (Maximilian Brückner) hire a surrogate mother (Alina Danko) in Ukraine. Horrified when war breaks out there, they offer the surrogate mother the chance to live with them in Munich. Her refuge in Germany is short-lived, however, as the agency insists on compliance with the contract. The baby has to be born and claimed in Ukraine. Language: German, Ukrainian. Original version with German subtitles. Director: Christine Hartmann. Screenplay: Katrin Bühlig. Cast: Lisa Maria Potthoff, Maximilian Brückner, Alina Danko, Suzanne von Borsody, Karolina Horster.
May 11 "Wunderschöner" (WT) / "Wunderschön 2" (WT): Karoline Herfurth and Nora Tschirner posted on Instagram, that today is the end of the first week of filming for the sequel to "Wunderschön" (Beautiful)
May 2 "Mordnacht" was last night's prime time winner with 5.19 million viewers on German TV, market share: 21,7 %. Sources with all figures: DWDL, Quotenmeter and Blickpunkt:Film, 2.5.24
Apr 30 "Mordnacht" (Murder Night) with Maximilian Brückner and Rosalie Thomass, written by Janosch Kosack, directed by Friederike Jehn – Reviews (in German):
- Ein herrliches Durcheinander. 4 1/2 ⭐️ of 6 possible. Source:
- Mordfall mit Humor: clevere Geschichte und skurrile Figuren. Source: TV-Spielfilm
- ARD-Krimikomödie "Mordnacht": Schräg, makaber und genüsslich. Source: dpa/pak
- "Mordnacht": Ein unwahrscheinlicher Held oder: Zwei Münchner in Hamburg. Source: teleschau
- Tod und Filmriss. Source: Abendzeitung München
Premiere on German TV ARD/Das Erste on Wed, May 1, 8:15pm. Rep. on Thu, May 2, 1:25am, and on One Sun, May 5, 8:15pm
Apr 21 "Wunderschöner" (Wunderschön 2 / Beautiful 2) – Start of filming: early May 2024, planned movie opening: Feb 13, 2025
Returning cast: Karoline Herfurth, Nora Tschirner, Emilia Schüle, Dilara Aylin Ziem, Friedrich Mücke and Maximilian Brückner. New cast members: Anja Kling, Sina Tkotsch, Jasmin Shakeri, Minh-Khai Phan-Thi, Anneke Kim Sarnau, Malick Bauer, Samuel Schneider, Godehard Giese and more. Script: Monika Fäßler and Karoline Herfurth. Director: Karoline Herfurth. Production company: Hellinger/Doll for Warner Bros.
Sources: Emilia Schüle and Nora Tschirner on Instagram, 21.4.24
Apr 7 Rehearsal pictures from 2005 from the play "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben", directed by Christian Stückl - they all look sooo young, and almost all actors are still in the play. Münchner Volkstheater on Instagram, 7.4.24. The premiere was 19 years ago on April 7, 2005
Mar 21 "Nachtschicht - Nichts kann uns trennen" (WT): Four 4 BTS photos of Rocío Luz, Aziz Dyab, Altamasch Noor, Maximilian Brückner, Armin Rohde and from the set. Source: Altamasch Noor on Instagram, 21.3.24
Mar 20 "Nachtschicht - Nichts kann uns trennen" (WT): BTS photo of Maximilian Brückner. Source: Minh-Khai Phan-Thi on Instagram, 20.3.24
Mar 20 "Mordnacht" (Murder Night) with Maximilian Brückner and Rosalie Thomass, written by Janosch Kosack and directed by Friederike Jehn, will have its premiere screening on Wed, May 1 on 8:15pm on German TV network ARD/Das Erste, repeat on Thu, May 2, 1:25am. Sources: Programm-ARD and TV-Info. Press stills: ARD-Degeto and Moviepilot
Mar 18 NEW project❗ "Nachtschicht - Nichts kann uns trennen" (WT) - Maximilian Brückner: Shooting #nachtschicht #hamburg #larsbecker. Set photo on Instagram and a BTS photo: "Ich liebe Nachtdrehs", 17.3.24
Max played extremely nasty police officer Roland Orbach alread in ep. 16 "Nachtschicht - Cash & Carry" in 2020 for German TV network ZDF, and now he is back in ep. 19 "Nachtschicht - Nichts kann uns trennen", again written and directed by Lars Becker. Story (in German), and cast list
Mar 7 "Wunderschöner" (More Beautiful) - the sequel to Karoline Herfurth's successful film "Wunderschön" (Beautiful) also receives 200,000 Euros funding from the FilmFernsehFonds Bayern. Part of the filming will therefore take place in Bavaria. Source: FFF Bayern, 6.3.24

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German Website Updates: 6/12 "Mein Kind – Moya Ditina" (My Child) ; 6/7 Listen to Max ; 5/27 "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play, 2021- ; 5/21 "Wunderschöner" (WT) ; 5/5 "Mordnacht" (Murder Night) ; 3/18 "Nachtschicht - Nichts kann uns trennen" (WT) (NEW) ; 2/9 "Scheidung auf Kroatisch" (Split Homicide), "Ein Regenbogen zu Weihnachten" ; 1/24/24 Magazines, Photos ; 11/26/23 "Gute Freunde" (Good Friends - The Rise of the FC Bayern Munich) ; 10/17 "Laufen" (Running) ; 9/16 Biography ; 9/15 "Wunderschön" (Beautiful), "Riesending" (Giant Thing), About Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 7/10 "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - the play on the road

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
Latest: June 18, 2024