New York (AFP)

French star Omar Sy, who had achieved worldwide success on Netflix with the Lupine series, has signed a flagship contract with the US platform to develop new films in which the actor will star and produce, announced on Tuesday. Netflix.

Netflix has entered into a multi-year film contract with leading actor and comedian Omar Sy. The deal will see Sy's production company based in Paris and Los Angeles developing original films for Netflix, with Sy as actor and executive producer, "the American giant said in a statement.

Quoted in the press release, Omar Sy said he was "very happy to have the opportunity to continue (his) relationship" with Netflix and "looks forward to this next step in (their) shared adventure".

Already known internationally and in the United States since the success of the film Intouchables (2011), Omar Sy was the hero in 2021 of the Lupine series, the first French triumph on Netflix, which won tens of millions of subscribers. in the world.

In mid-September, the 43-year-old super star was the only Frenchman to appear in the list of the 100 most influential personalities on the planet according to the American magazine Time.

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