Gaumont, the powerhouse powering “Narcos,” “Lupin” and “Barbarians,” has boarded “Le Prince,” a period of time secret thriller collection penned by Charles den Tex and Paul de Vrijer (“Hunter Street”).
Presently in growth, “Le Prince” will be manufactured by Gaumont, as perfectly as Tales By, a label introduced by France Tv set Distribution, and Dutch producers Paradise Media.
The six-aspect series will be driven by a strong female character and will be impressed by the genuine story of the disappearance of Louis le Prince, the inventor of the initial at any time motion image digicam.
“Le Prince” unfolds in France, in the late 19th century, a handful of several years ahead of the creation of cinema. Le Prince was a French artist who is thought to have been the first person to shoot a transferring photo sequence, many years just before the Lumière brothers and Thomas Edison. Le Prince mysteriously vanished in 1890 shortly right before a prepared community demonstration of his digital camera in the U.S.
Den Tex is an Australian-born Dutch writer whose publications contain “Identité volée.” De Vrijer is a very well-regarded author and director identified for “Misfit: The Series” and “Hunter Avenue.”
The clearly show could be in a identical vein as Netflix’s “Lupin,” another exhibit developed by Gaumont and starring Omar Sy as Assane Diop, a character motivated by the world-popular gentleman thief and grasp of disguise, Arsène Lupin.
Gaumont just struck a extensive-time period slate offer with Paramount Moreover to create several primary sequence in affiliation with Paramount’s international studio, VIS. The French exhibits greenlit beneath the pact incorporate “The Signal” with “Lupin” writer François Uzan performing as showrunner “Desolate Long term,” a dystopian thriller set in Patagonia and established by author-director Lucia Puenzo (“The German Doctor”), who will showrun the sequence collectively with her brother Nicolas Puenzo as nicely the German comedy-drama “Anywhere” from “Bad Banks” writer Jana Burbach and the environmental thriller “Impact” from Oscar-profitable documentarian Jean-Xavier de Lestrade (“Murder on a Sunday Early morning,” “The Staircase” alongside Antoine Lacomblez (“Laetitia”) and Severine Werba (“Spiral”).