DECRYPTION – Omar Sy returns to the platform’s most watched international series with five episodes that still lack depth. And miss the opportunity of a historic meeting as explained by our specialist Adrien Goetz.
With 76 million households having watched his adventures at the start of the year, Lupine: in the shadow of Arsene has become Netflix’s most watched international series and the platform’s first French original creation to break into the top 10 American subscribers. Will the soap opera do as well this Friday with its five unpublished episodes?
This immense success has benefited, the cynics would point out, from the appetite of subscribers confined to the four corners of the world for the beautiful postcard views of Paris, all as clichés as comedy. Emily in Paris, and of a vigilante hero crippled by good feelings. Its magnitude surprised French critics, less rave than their English-speaking colleagues. Yes The world greeted “an Omar Sy who dusted off Arsène Lupine»In this modern transposition of the adventures of Maurice Leblanc’s hero, Point denounced a “Arsène missed”, Le Figaro “A rabbit posed to Lupine” .
In the January episodes, Omar Sy was transformed into Assane Diop.
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