Omar Sy and his new series The Takedown are very successful , It’s the most watched french production on Netflix.

Omar Sy The Takedown
Omar Sy in The Takedown

Omar Sy in the Takedown : A success

With an international reputation acquired in the world of cinema for ten years, Omar Sy is no longer to be presented. And despite the passage of time, the 44-year-old actor continues to reinvent himself through epic new roles. An observation that is still obvious to make in his new production which is currently a hit on Netflix and which is entitled The Takedown After the success of the Lupin series, the child from Trappes is once again a hit with one of his productions. The Takedown has become the most watched French film on Netflix during its launch period.

39 million hours viewed in five weeks of operation

For those who didn’t know, The takedown entered the catalog of the American video-on-demand platform Netflix on May 6. A novelty which, just over two weeks later, has visibly won over a good number of subscribers. Louis Leterrier’s police comedy with Omar Sy and Laurent Lafitte totals 39 million hours viewed in five weeks of operation. The film is currently fourth among the non-English language films on the platform. Omar Sy plays Ousmane Diakité, accompanied by Laurent Lafitte who plays François Monge. Ten years later, this Parisian police duo is reuniting to investigate a murder in a village in the Alps. This success must please Netflix: the platform has signed a lucrative production contract with Omar Sy.

Omar Sy The Takedown
Omar Sy in The Takedown

On the program of the Takedown : an avalanche of stunts, mountain chases, shots filmed with drones… At the center of a supercharged plot, the two actors have a field day. Their complicity is authentic and their duet, electric. The Takedown is part of the pure tradition of the « buddy movie » – a genre, often linked to action films, which features a pair who share many differences. On screen, it’s obvious the cast had a lot of fun shooting this more ambitious sequel. talents in shape, the film is the perfect program for an eventful movie night.

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