Amsterdam -- Feb 12, 2019 -- Filming of Ares, the first Dutch original series, has begun in Amsterdam. The cast includes Jade Olieberg, Tobias Kersloot, Lisa Smit, Robin Boissevain and Frieda Barnhard. The Golden Calf winning actress Rifka Lodeizen plays a supporting role. The series is directed by Giancarlo Sanchez and Michiel ten Horn and script development run by Michael Leendertse. Ares will launch on Netflix in 2019.