Netflix presents its French films of 2022

In France, Netflix has announced the premiere of twenty-five French productions in 2022 and twenty works in production. In total, the platform will invest this year an amount of 200 million euros in audiovisual and French cinema, of which 40 million will finance ten films that will be released in theaters.

The vein of successful film sequels is also exploited here with the return at the beginning of May of Omar Sy, contracted for several years with the platform, in far from the ring roadFollowing the other side of the ring (2012), with Laurent Lafitte. coming too, loose ball 2after a first part that had amassed more than 37 million views worldwide after its first month of operation in 2020, establishing the popularity of muscular French feature films such as bronx or more recently Untiringlywith Franck Gastambide.

For the rest, Netflix relies on authors such as director Romain Gavras (The world is Yours), with athenaco-written with Ladj Ly (The Miserables), or even Elias Belkeddar (my glory days), led by Dali Benssalah. Please note that we will also be entitled to a film. the king of shadows, a contemporary adaptation of an African legend imagined by rapper Kaaris. The streaming giant will also produce the first film for actress Rachel Suissa (mesrina, The truth if I lie 3), dangerous friendshipscontemporary adaptation of the novel by Choderlos de Laclos for a young adult audience.

On the series side, the platform bets in France on Funnycreated by screenwriter Fanny Herrero (Ten percent) who immerses himself in the world of stand-up, but also in documentaries johnny for johnny about the French rock icon, the series Notre-Dame: the part of the fire in the burning of the famous Parisian cathedral, led in particular by Roschdy Zem, Caroline Proust and Simon Abkarian, or even Instead, a series co-created by Jean-Pascal Zadi (just black). He will also put French rap in the spotlight with New schoola docu-reality series in which Niska, Shay and SCH search for the next hip-hop nugget in telecrochet mode.

Maybe not enough to compete with the huge machines planned on the Hollywood side of Netflix, like the gray man of the Russo brothers (the last two avengers), with Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas and Chris Evans, or Disagree 2, always with Daniel Craig, not to mention the pinocchio animation by Guillermo del Toro.

Ultimately, 2022 will be another good year for Netflix. It remains to be seen if the platform will leave this year with the Holy Grail, that is, the Oscar for Best Picture, which the streaming giant has been seeking for several years. Reply on March 28.

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