Disney + is currently preparing a remake of the British series “The Wrong Mans”. In this version titled “Bad Pick”, it is François Damiens and Vincent Dedienne who will play the two main roles.
Bad pick, remake of The Wrong Mans
Disney + has just announced the start of filming of Bad pick, his next French series. Scheduled for 2022, the series will follow the adventures of Vincent and Alban for ten thirty-minute episodes. Here is already the synopsis : In his thirties, Vincent works for the Meurthe-et-Moselle department and has just been dumped by his girlfriend Louise, who also happens to be his boss. Alban, 45, still lives with his mother and works in the same premises as Vincent. After having answered a lost cell phone at the site of a car accident, Vincent finds himself with Alban entangled in a dangerous criminal conspiracy that turns their lives upside down.
If this summary tells you anything, it is simply because it is abouta remake of The Wrong Mans, British series broadcast in 2013 on BBC Two, and in France on Arte in 2015. The original show staged Mathew Baynton and James Corden. In this new version, it is François Damiens and Vincent Dedienne who will play Alban and Vincent respectively. By their side, Fanny Sidney will be the ex-girlfriend of Vincent and Anne Benoît, Alban’s mother.
New French production of Disney +
Behind the camera we will find Fred Scotlande (Far from home) for the staging and writing in collaboration with Chloé Marçais (The Red Bracelets, Do not do this, do not do that). While filming has just started in Belgium, this announcement confirms a little more Disney + ‘s objective to increase its local productions. As the platform is available in France, it must offer a certain number of French works. Before this announcement, we had already seen a preview of Parallels, a series with in particular Thomas Chomel (Clem) whose trailer was recently unveiled.