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Amsterdam Empire: A New Netflix Series About Coffee Shops in Amsterdam

Netflix announces “Amsterdam Empire,” a new Dutch original series exploring Amsterdam’s coffee shop scene. Starring Famke Janssen, the show follows the Jackal coffee shop empire’s founder, Jack van Doorn, and his tumultuous relationships. Set to premiere in 2025, the series aims to provide insights into Amsterdam’s cannabis culture amid the city’s unique tolerance policy and growing cannabis tourism.



Amsterdam Empire

Netflix is ​​launching a new production that will take viewers into the heart of Amsterdam’s world of coffee shops. The series “Amsterdam Empire” starring Hollywood star Famke Janssen has been announced as the latest Dutch original production from the streaming platform.

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“Amsterdam Empire”: An introduction into the Amsterdam cannabis sector

Larry Tanz, Netflix’s European executive, announced the premiere of the series during the Series Mania festival, which has already aroused interest among international audiences. The seven-part series will present viewers with a complex web of relationships and conflicts, with Jack van Doorn in the main role, founder of the Jackal coffeeshop empire.

When Jacek’s affairs with a prominent journalist come to light, it turns out that his greatest enemy is the person closest to him – his betrayed wife, Betty, played by Famke Janssen. The former pop star, who knows all of Jack’s secrets, is ready to take revenge and take everything from him.

“Amsterdam Empire” is the work of Nico Moolenaar, Piet Matthys and Bart Uytdenhouwen, with Jonas Govaerts as director. The series, produced by the Amsterdam company Pupkin, is scheduled to debut in 2025. This is a highly anticipated launch that aims to shed new light on the complex world of cannabis in Amsterdam.

The Dutch cannabis sector: between legalizaty and tolerance

Although cannabis is formally illegal in the Netherlands, the country is famous for its unique tolerance policy, allowing coffeeshops to sell marijuana under certain conditions. This specific situation has created a cannabis culture that attracts millions of tourists to Amsterdam every year.

Amsterdam is witnessing an increase in cannabis tourism , prompting the city to take steps to reduce its negative effects. At the same time, the Netherlands is experimenting with the legal sale of cannabis as part of a pilot program, which may herald changes in the future.

The popularity of Amsterdam’s coffeeshops prompted the municipality to launch a campaign to discourage young tourists from wild parties, which often end in noise and bad behavior, and to ban smoking cannabis in the Red Light District .

Amsterdam Empire is a series presentation of the world of cannabis in Amsterdam

“Amsterdam Empire” joins the list of cannabis-themed productions that will be available on streaming platforms. Netflix’s “Amsterdam Empire” promises to delve into the complex world of cannabis in Amsterdam, presenting a story full of betrayals, conflicts and quests for revenge. The premiere of the series, scheduled for 2025, is already generating interest and expectations from fans around the world.


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Arturo Garcia started out as a political writer for a local newspaper in Peru, before covering big-league sports for national broadsheets. Eventually he began writing about innovative tech and business trends, which let him travel all over North and South America. Currently he is exploring the world of Bitcoin and cannabis, two hot commodities which he believes are poised to change history.