TF1 launches the filming of “Toulouse-Lautrec”, with Valérie Karsenti, Rayane Bensetti, and Aure Atika. A series between “Les Bracelets rouges” and “Handiang” which takes place in a high school specializing in the reception of teenagers with disabilities.
While a new season of red wristbands in reboot form is still in development on the side of TF1the channel is preparing to launch the filming of a new series entitled Toulouse Lautrec which is in the same teenage vein as the series which revealed Esther Valding (tomorrow belongs to us), Azize Diabate (Here it all starts), or Audran Cattin (Philharmonia). And will again oscillate between laughter and tears.
Created by Fanny Riedbergerwho was notably the artistic producer ofWith family and also worked on Scenes of households and ClemToulouse-Lautrec is inspired by a true story and tells the life of a high school like no other.
A high school that welcomes students with disabilities, such as Marie-Antoinette, a bubbly quadriplegic, or Charlie, suffering from a brain tumor. But also valid students, like Victoire, a young teenager forced to join this extraordinary place to follow her brother. And who will, although initially refractory, gradually overcome his prejudices.
Victoire will indeed discover there friendship, love, solidarity. But also to witness the courage and strength of all his comrades, as well as the devotion and altruism of parents and teachers. Everyday heroes who will upset her and change her life forever.
According to our information, it is the young China Thybaudseen at the cinema in Everything smiles at us, which will portray Victoire, the heroine of Toulouse-Lautrec. While some of the other main roles will be played by teenagers with disabilities whose names have not yet been revealed.
Alongside him, TF1 viewers will find, among others, Valerie Karsenti, Aure Atika, Stephane De Groodtand Rayane Bensettiwho finds here his first recurring role in a series since his departure from Clem in 2017.
The six 52-minute episodes that make up the first season are written by Fanny Riedberger with the collaboration ofEliane Vigneron and of Nicolas Mercierwhile Nicolas Cuche (The Red Bracelets) and Stephanie Murat (Lies) will each direct three episodes.
The shooting of Toulouse-Lautrec will begin this Tuesday, May 3 and will take place over several weeks between Île-de-France and Morocco. And it is within the Lycée Erea Toulouse-Lautrec de Vaucresson, where the real story that inspired the series took place, that most of the episodes will be boxed.
The Lycée Erea Toulouse-Lautrec is a Regional Adapted Education Establishment which offers students with motor disabilities adapted schooling, from primary school to high school and higher technician sections, and which also includes medical and paramedical monitoring provided by the Care center.
Produced by Habanita Federation, this new series, which should arrive on the air during the 2022-2023 season, confirms, after Les Bracelets rouges, Here everything begins, or Prometheus, TF1’s desire to address young audiences in particular by featuring teenagers and young adults in the foreground. While dealing, once again, with a strong and important societal theme such as disability, already at the heart of the TV movie Handigang broadcast tonight on the One.