One is participating for the third time in this franchise of which he is the headliner. The other takes his first steps there, behind the camera. Jean Dujardin and Nicolas Bedos come back with us on the design and challenges of this new “OSS 117”.
Twelve years after its last mission, OSS 117 is back in the guise of Jean Dujardin. And he hasn’t changed, unlike the world around him and the director of this new opus. Because Nicolas Bedos succeeds Michel Hazanavicius behind the camera, and he takes the French spy to Africa in the early 80s.
At our microphone, Jean Dujardin and Nicolas Bedos therefore come back to this OSS 117 – Red alert in black Africa, from its conception to its challenges, including their way of somewhat reinventing the saga while remaining in the continuity of what has been done before.
Interview by Maximilien Pierrette in Paris on May 12, 2021 – Editing: Clara Colin
“OSS 117 – Red alert in black Africa” has been in theaters since August 4: