Derby Girl on France TV Slash: do actresses master the art of roller-derby?

Derby Girl on France TV Slash do actresses master the

Online this Friday, October 23 at 6 p.m., the Derby Girl webseries follows the journey of a former glory of figure skating who joins a roller-derby team and must learn team spirit there. But in fact, what is this sport?

A predominantly female contact sport, inclusive and militant, roller derby was partly popularized by Drew Barrymore’s film Bliss released in 2010. Today, it is honored in the series Derby Girl, created by Nikola Lange and Charlotte vecchiet and available on since October 23.

Lola Bouvier, fallen star of figure skating with an oversized ego, decides to become the greatest Roller Derby champion of all time by joining one of the worst teams in France: the Cannibal Unicorns. But she will have to learn an essential value that she lacks: team spirit …

On the occasion of the Canneséries festival, we met its main performers, Chloé Jouannet (Infidèle), Sophie-Marie Larrouy (T’as Pécho?) And Salomé Dienis-Meulien (Contes de Juillet), who took on this sport where it is better not to be afraid of bruises and blows. Together, they decipher the received ideas around roller-derby.

Derby season 1, from October 23 in full on France TV Slash