In recent years, German series have surged in popularity across all streaming platforms worldwide. Since the debut of the Netflix mystery series “Dark” in 2017, similar productions have garnered dedicated fan bases.

The latest phenomenon is “Maxton Hall,” Prime Video’s new romantic production, which shattered viewership records within hours of its release. In just a few days, it catapulted its stars to fame, particularly Damian Hardung, who portrays the main character, James Beaufort.

With the first season concluded, anticipation is high not only for its second season but also for Hardung’s upcoming projects. Among them is “Love Sucks,” a vampire romance set to be released soon. Here, get to know the actress portraying his love interest.

Who is Havana Joy Josephine?

According to the European casting platform E-Talenta, Havana Joy Josephine, is a 24-year-old German actress based in Berlin, fluent in both German and English. Apart from a few short films, she has also appeared in commercials for major brands like Nike and McDonald’s.

Havana Joy Josephine. (Source: Crew United)

Havana Joy Josephine. (Source: Crew United)

Her breakthrough role is expected to come with “Love Sucks,” where she portrays Zelda, a young woman who fights in the family boxing ring against fairground visitors. Her life takes a sudden turn when she meets Ben, played by Damian Hardung, who happens to be a vampire.

In September 2023, Josephine announced on her Instagram account that filming for the series was underway. Describing it as a modern and twisted vampire love story, she expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to portray her character.

Her Instagram profile provides insights of her personal life, also featuring photos and videos from her various projects. In the past weeks, she has shared images with co-stars Damian Hardung and Rick Okon, who also star in the upcoming fantasy production.

Should “Love Sucks” be renewed for subsequent seasons, we will continue to see Josephine on the small screen. Stay tuned for any updates regarding the series.