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Why Netflix siphons talent

2021-10-13T17:27:44.141Z

ANALYSIS - Actor Omar Sy has signed a multi-year contract with the streaming giant. Bad news for national audiovisual productions.



Netflix had gotten into the habit of raiding Hollywood stars.

Now the leader in subscription video on demand is poaching talent where it is.

That is, all over the world.

Latest take?

Omar Sy.

The actor revealed by the film

Intouchables

and catapulted international star thanks to the series

Lupine

, has sealed a contract of several years with the American platform to produce and play in films.

A great first for a French artist.

Already,

Tour de Force,

the next feature film directed by Louis Leterrier, with Omar Sy and Laurent Lafitte, should be launched on Netflix in 2022. And

Beyond the Periphery

, the sequel to the film released in 2012

From the other side of the ring road

, is also expected on the American service.

At the end of August, Netflix had similarly enlisted actress Vanessa Kirby, who plays Princess Margaret in the hit series

The Crown

, to develop films focused on women.

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Source: lefigaro

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