Jean Dujardin is on the bill for “November” by Cédric Jimenez, the director of “Bac Nord” with Gilles Lellouche. The filmmaker had already made “La French” with the two actors. The opportunity for a quiz: “which actor played in which film?”.
2 years after Bac Nord carried by Gilles Lellouche, Jean Dujardin is in the cast of the drama Novembre, a dive into the heart of Anti-Terrorism during the 5 days of investigation which followed the attacks of November 13.
Friends in the city for more than 15 years, the paths of Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche have often crossed in front of the camera. The two comedians even co-wrote and star together in the sketch comedy The unfaithful, released in 2012.
Here is a quiz on the career of actors. You are given the pitch of a film, it’s up to you to find out who was in it. Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche or both?
Produced and broadcast by Prime Vidéo, this 6-episode comedy is based on an original idea by Jean Dujardin and Nicolas Bedos. The Oscar-winning actor will play the main role, a man responsible for meeting the desires of women. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nicole Garcia and Pierre Arditi are also in the cast of this series expected in 2023.
The actor could later resume the cult role of Brice de Nice. The latter recently told the JDD : “I imagine shooting another Brice de Nice: I’ve been learning to surf for two years and it’s going to take me almost another decade to manage to ride the waves! (…) I come from Brice de Nice and I continue to Brice de Nice”.
A busy schedule for Gilles Lellouche
On his side, Gilles Lellouche is currently in the cast of the thriller of Jerome Hall, Kompromat. He plays Mathieu Roussel, a French expatriate arrested in Russia in 2017. The latter is the victim of a “kompromat”, compromising false documents used by the Russian secret services to harm an enemy of the state. Threatened with a life sentence, he has only one option left: to escape, and reach France by his own means…
From November 30, the actor will be showing the new crazy comedy from Quentin Dupieux Smoking makes you cough next to Adèle Exarchopoulos, Anais Demoustier, Alain Chabat and Jean-Pascal Zadi. After a fierce fight against a demonic turtle, five vigilantes called the “TABAC FORCE”, are ordered to retire to strengthen the cohesion of their group which is deteriorating. The stay goes wonderfully until Lézardin, Emperor of Evil, decides to annihilate planet Earth…
Finally, Gilles Lellouche embodies Obélix in Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom of his other accomplice, Guillaume Canet. The feature film takes place in 50 BC The Empress of China is imprisoned following a coup fomented by Deng Tsin Quin. Helped by Graindemaïs and her faithful warrior Tat Han, Princess Fu-Yi fled to Gaul to ask for help from the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix. Our two inseparable Gauls of course agree to help the Princess to save her mother and liberate her country. And here they are all on their way for a great adventure to China. But Caesar and his powerful army, always thirsty for conquest, have also taken the direction of the Middle Empire… The feature film will be released in our theaters on February 1, 2023.
On the staging side, Gilles Lellouche has planned to adapt the novel by neville thompson, Love Ouch. Described as “an ultra-violent musical and romantic comedy”, the story is set in a squalid part of Dublin and follows the love tribulations of Jackie and Johnser.