Apple TV + is ordering its first French series, which will be shot in French and English. Vincent Cassel and Eva Green are in the cast.
Vincent Cassel and Eva Green! The poster is prestigious. They have just started filming Liaison, the first French production of the American platform Apple TV +. The series is heralded as a contemporary thriller “which explores the issues and the possible devastating consequences of past mistakes on our future.“Or the promise of a political and spy thriller set against a backdrop of a passionate love story.
The series is currently filming in London and will feature a mix of French and English. Alongside Vincent Cassel and Eva Green, the production has chosen a very nice cast: Peter Mullan, Gérard Lanvin, Daniel Francis (seen in Small Ax), Stanislas Merhar, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu (Emily in Paris), Laetitia Eïdo (seen in Fauda), Eriq Ebouaney (Bronx), Bukky Bakray, young hopeful awarded at the BAFTAs for the film Rocks and Thierry Frémont.
Created and written by Virginie Brac, known for her work on Engrenages and more recently Cheyenne and Lola, Liaison is directed by Stephen Hopkins, director of several episodes of 24 hours chrono or House of Lies.
The announcement follows after several EU governments have argued for new laws that would force streaming services to increase the amount of European productions.
Lately, the apple company has started to expand its production field outside the United States with currently in production two Spanish language series (Acapulco and Now and Then), as well as two Korean productions (Pachinko and Dr. Brain). .