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Kaamelott: rush for previews for fans ... and to avoid the health pass

2021-07-21T08:35:30.187Z

The adaptation of the Alexandre Astier series drew more than 200,000 people on Tuesday evening. Spectators will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test from today.



On YouTube, since the start of 2021, videos related to

Kaamelott

have generated more than 25 million views.

Not to mention the audience for trailers (over 4 million), full episodes and content from the official channel.

With more than 206,000 tickets sold in preview, the adaptation to the cinema by Alexandre Astier of his cult series promises to be a big success to which fans rushed on Tuesday evening, on the eve of the application of the health pass.

Read also: Only a

Kaamelott

fan

will get a 10/10 in this test

We took the tickets the day they were put online,

” explains Marie Padé, a 30-year-old engineer, in the queue several hundred meters in front of Le Grand Rex in Paris.

"

To get the seats, it was like Hellfest, war,

" she jokes.

"

I think

Kaamelott is

going to be a big success,

" predicts Richard Patry, president of the National Federation of French Cinemas (FNCF).

More than 6,000 people have reserved seats at the Grand Rex previews, waiting several hours.

"

Lots of people will decide not to go to the movies this summer because of the good weather or the health pass

", fears the boss of the famous Parisian establishment, Alexandre Hellmann. “

But concerning

Kaamelott

the young people will find a way to come. When we want, we can

”. Marie and Jacob Henry, 29-year-old screenwriters, came Tuesday after work, accompanied by 12 friends, some of whom came especially for the occasion. The first of them arrived in front of the cinema three hours before the screening ...

"

With or without a pass, it's the same,

" said Valentin Vergano, 28-year-old fund manager and Andrew Senanayake, 27-year-old actuary, while a document proving the complete vaccination or a recent negative test will have to be presented Wednesday in all movie theaters. "

In any case, we would have come to see him

."

If you're not vaccinated, take a test and then we talk about it more,

” says Josh Krist, the band's engineer.

And then the film has been postponed twice.

To wait any longer would have been too hard,

”concludes Elisa Étienne, lawyer.

The feature film follows on from the “Kaamelott” series.

Alexandre Astier told there in six seasons on M6, in the 2000s, the story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in a first humorous tone in small sketches, before taking a more tragic turn in formats longer.

Alexandre Astier, director and actor in Kaamelott, the series adapted to the cinema which leaves this Wednesday Martin BUREAU / AFP

Source: lefigaro

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