Of the ten hours of filming of season 3 of
“LOL: who laughs comes out!
and sequences taken from the 50 cameras, the teams of Endemol France synthesized the game in seven episodes for a total of approximately 180 minutes.
Only one third of the time shared by Virginie Efira, François Damiens, Gad Elmaleh, Laura Felpin, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Pierre Niney, Géraldine Nakache, Jonathan Cohen, Leïla Bekhti and Paul Mirabel in the ephemeral apartment built in a studio in La Plaine Saint- Denis was introduced to
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"It's very impressive, you have the impression of being at NASA
," Philippe Lacheau told us about the production.
You have about fifty cameras running non-stop between six and ten hours and considerable post-production work to build the episodes.
To get laughs and smiles from their roommates of “LOL: who laughs, comes out!”
», the actors and comedians in competition rely both on their ability to improvise and also on the prior help of authors.
In the credits of the third season, eleven are mentioned: Melha Bedia, Raphaël Cioffi, Paul Deby, Laurence Descorps, Pierre Dudan, Raphaël Liot, Axel Maliverney, Cédric Salaun, Arthur Sanigou, Gloire Savula Mbongo and Guillaume
, the latter (nicknamed Guiguipop) revealed the main moments and projects that have never been brought to the attention of viewers.
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“Between the moment you think of a valve and the moment it appears on the screen, there are 50,000 steps. But that's also what's exciting
“Between the moment you think of a valve and the moment it appears on the screen, there are 50,000 steps.
But that's also what's exciting
,” he says, detailing his writing and validation work.
“We intervene on the valves that the candidates cannot have foreseen.
For example, the photos of clowns with the head of Laura Felpin's father, it was obviously written.
“If Adèle Exarchopoulos chose to take advantage of this humorous weapon during the game, others remained in the boxes.
Eliminated before he could play his joker card,
never produced his fake DJ sketch mixing everyday noises.
“I had prepared an instrumental and we had added sounds of horns, coffee machines, etc.
You say to yourself that it can be crap, but when it's Gad Elmaleh who embodies it …
, revealed Guillaume Brouzes.
He had put himself directly into the character and he had started to make his little gestures.
Gérard Darmon's missed date as a lookalike of Paul Mirabel
According to the author of “LOL: who laughs, comes out!
“, the ideas for the joker cards come largely from the teams led by Arthur Sanigou and then are proposed to the candidates who arrange them in their own way.
The arrival of Georges-Alain Jones in Laura Felpin's sketch was undertaken by the latter.
"Initially, it was just supposed to be a driving school course and it turned into a starting drink with the accumulation of all the ideas"
, explains Guiguipop.
The idea that could have marked this season 3 is the appearance of Gérard Darmon, co-winner of the second edition with Camille Lellouche, disguised as Paul Mirabel.
“Everyone had to play the game by taking it for Paul.
He could even have made a joker card and played a song I had written.
, confided Guillaume Brouzes.
The song was played, but it was not kept in the edit.
So there is a song, with a music video, that was never released.
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