Chapter two of the French series Lupine, worn by Omar Sy, will be broadcast this summer on Netflix, the actor and the American platform announced on Twitter on Thursday.
“The date of part 2 of Lupine was before your eyes from the start,” revealed the French actor, specifying that the date appeared on the banner illustrating his Twitter account, thus continuing the game of puzzles dear to the universe by Arsène Lupine, transposed into the series.
In the process, Netflix indicated to be “more precise than soon” by publishing a new poster of the second opus of the series also announcing its release for the summer.
The first part of Lupine, released on Jan. 8, was a worldwide hit on Netflix and rose to number one views in several countries. The platform estimates that 70 million households around the world should have watched the series by February 5, almost a month after its launch.
In this adaptation transposed to the 21st century, Omar Sy plays Assane Diop, an admirer of Arsène Lupine, haunted by an injustice that struck his family and who, in today’s Paris, acts by systematically referring to his hero.
Using false identities, sleight of hand, theft of jewelry, etc., he was inspired by Lupine to deceive the rich and avenge his father, who died 25 years earlier after being accused of a crime he did not know. had not committed.
Produced by Gaumont and composed of ten episodes – only five of them are currently online – the series has ranked number 1 in a dozen countries including the United States, Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil or Spain again.
Lupine is not the first French series created by Netflix, which has stepped up its production of original content in France in recent years, but it is the one that has been best received. In 2016, the criticism had rolled Marseilles, his first French series with Gérard Depardieu.