TF1 and Netflix ink free TV deal for Marseille

TF1 will screen the opening episodes of Netflix’s first French original series Marseille two weeks after it has debuted on the streaming service. TF1 is the largest commercial broadcaster in France and will air the first two instalments of Marseille, a political thriller set in the titular French city and starring Gerard Depardieu, a week […]

Netflix confirms Marseille as debut French drama original

Netflix is working with writer Dan Franck to create its first French-produced original drama. Marseille will be an eight-part drama of “power, corruption and redemption” for the internet TV service set against the French port town of the same name. It will focus on a long-serving city major, who faces a young and ambitious rival […]