Articles about Canal+
Award-winning film director Xavier Giannoli discusses his first move into television with French drama D’argent et de sang (Of Money & Blood), a series based on the true story behind one of the biggest financial crimes of all time.
Director Toumani Sangaré and producer Alexandre Rideau discuss bringing the sounds of Afrobeat to music thriller Black Santiago Club, filming in Benin and breaking international boundaries with African drama.
DQ checks out the upcoming schedules to pick 10 new series to watch this February, from the story of a soap superstar and a diplomatic drama to the reimagining of a classic western.
Juliette Ménager, casting director on Marie Antoinette, discusses building the cast of Deborah Davis’s modern retelling of the life of the woman who would be Queen of France, her big break and the secret to good casting.
Actor Alexandra Maria Lara, director Miguel Courtois and producer Susanna Lea speak out about their collaboration on All Those Things We Never Said, a French comedy-drama that puts an unusual twist on a story about the relationship between a woman and her father.
Marie Antoinette star Emilia Schüle and producers Claude Chelli and Stéphanie Chartreux take DQ inside the making of this eight-part historical drama, which promises to show a new side of the young Austrian princess who would become Queen of France.
As anticipation builds for the launch of Sky and Canal+ original series Django, director Francesca Comencini outlines her approach to reimagining Sergio Corbucci’s influential film and discusses her love of westerns.
War of the Worlds executive producer Julian Murphy takes DQ inside the making of the third and final season of the HG Wells adaptation, which brought with it the new challenge of depicting a zero-gravity environment.
Twee Zomers (Two Summers) creators and writers Paul Baeten and Tom Lenaerts discuss this psychological thriller in which a group of friends reunite 30 years after a tragic accident, leading dark secrets to resurface.
Writers Stéphane Pannetier & Julien Vanlerenberghe and producer Eric Laroche tell DQ about making Canal+ drama Infiniti, a six-part story that blends science fiction, crime, politics and romance against the backdrop of space.
François Ivernel, the producer of OVNIs (UFOs), discusses the making of this supernatural comedy drama, in which a rocket scientist is called upon to investigate paranormal phenomena in 1970s France.
Paris Police 1900 creator Fabien Nury joins stars Jérémie Laheurte and Evelyne Brochu to delve into the dark period crime drama, which follows a police investigation into a brutal murder against the backdrop of a city at breaking point.
Possessions director Thomas Vincent talks about key scenes in the first episode of the French-Israeli thriller, which combines crime, mystery and the supernatural. The series is produced by Haut et Court TV and Quiddity for Canal+ and Yes TV, and distributed by StudioCanal.
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.