Articles about Canal+
DQ heads to Prague to meet the cast and crew of Shadowplay, a crime drama set in post-war Berlin where characters with competing agendas battle for power in a lawless city.
When a groom is killed at his wedding, his new wife is quickly arrested. But as director Thomas Vincent and producer Caroline Benjo explain, there’s much more to the story of six-part French-Israeli psychological thriller Possessions.
Marine Francou, showrunner of gritty French crime drama Engrenages (Spiral), takes DQ into the writing process behind the show and reveals why its local roots have made it so popular around the world.
An eclectic group of characters must face their own fears and flaws – as well as aliens – in The War of the Worlds, a modern update of HG Wells’ iconic story for France’s Canal+ and Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa.
Co-creators Sabri Louatah and Rebecca Zlotowski recall how they partnered for French drama Les Sauvages (Savages) and highlight an opening scene that sets a clash of religion, culture and family politics in motion.
As Versailles concludes after three seasons, executive producer Claude Chelli and costume designer Madeline Fontaine discuss the making of the lavish French historical drama.
Dexter star Michael C Hall, writers Harlan Coben and Danny Brocklehurst and exec producer Nicola Shindler reveal the secrets behind making new Netflix and Canal+ thriller Safe.
The search for a missing woman takes two police officers beneath the streets of Paris in Canal+ original series Nox. DQ braves the dark to find out more about this six-hour ‘super-movie.’
Ahead of the launch of Anglo-French drama The Tunnel’s third and final season next week, DQ visits the set to find stars Stephen Dillane and Clémence Poésy in an optimistic mood and a new lead writer taking the show back to its roots.
From a pair of mystery dramas and the introduction of the ‘female Columbo’ to the story of a film director forced to make a new version of King Kong for a power-mad dictator, French drama is set to enjoy a breakout year. DQ casts its eye over some of the new series coming to the small screen.
A new French drama is set to take Canal+ viewers on a thrilling ride deep into the Amazon jungle. Creator Fabien Nury and producer Bénédicte Lesage tell DQ about their own journey with Guyane (Ouro).
The CW has signalled the end of its Mary Queen of Scots drama Reign – however, the TV industry’s interest in royal subject shows no sign of easing off. This week we look at some of the big franchises to have emerged in recent years.
With legal dramas still in demand, there are reports this week of a new series based on a classic John Grisham novel. Also, plenty of shows are going into development at the big four US networks.
There’s evidence that US networks are still on the hunt for international formats this week following HBO and NBC pickups. Meanwhile, European historical coproductions also continue to attract investment.
In the UK, ITV and the BBC can be well satisfied with the performance of their respective autumn dramas, Victoria and Poldark. Elsewhere, there are promising signs for Sky Atlantic, Canal+ and HBO copro The Young Pope and FX hip-hop comedy Atlanta.
At the ATX Festival, showrunner Shawn Ryan speculates on revisiting The Shield. Elsewhere, Elementary creator Rob Doherty signs a three-year deal with CBS and Jamestown creator Bill Gallagher joins C21’s International Drama Summit.
Braquo creator Olivier Marchal is back on TV with Section Zéro, a new thriller that puts a sci-fi spin on his trademark brand of gritty crime drama. Michael Pickard finds out more from the show’s producer Edouard de Vésinne.
Peter Morgan has taken home an RTS writing award for The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, while Jack Thorne has received Bafta nominations for three separate projects.
Noah Hawley’s TV adaptation of the Coen brothers movie Fargo has been given another season by FX, while Billy Ray is bringing an F Scott Fitzgerald novel to Amazon and French series are earning international plaudits.