NETFLIX REVEALS THE LAUNCH DATE AND FIRST LOOK FOR THE SECOND SEASON OF ITS FRENCH ORIGINAL SERIES MARSEILLE ON NETFLIX FEBRUARY 23, 2018
Paris, December 27th 2017 – Netflix, the world’s leading Internet entertainment service, announced today that Marseille will return on February 23rd 2018, available exclusively to members around the world, and reveals the first look images of the upcoming season.
Journalists are surrounding the hospital where Robert Taro (Gérard Depardieu), the incumbent mayor of the city, is still in the intensive care unit, as a result of his recent stroke. As the date of the upcoming elections approaches, Robert Taro’s absence offers Lucas Barrès (Benoît Magimel) his shot to try to rise to power, but he is still 9 votes short to become the new mayor of Marseille. The negotiations with the all the different political parties begin, with the extreme right waiting backstage to make its move…
Gérard Depardieu as Robert Taro and Benoît Magimel as Lucas Barrès compete again for the love of Marseille.
The original cast including Géraldine Pailhas and Stéphane Caillard return, and are joined by Natacha Régnier and Vladimir Consigny.
Marseille has been created by Dan Franck and this second season is directed by Florent Siri (episodes 1, 2, 3, 7, 8) and Laïla Marrakchi (episodes 4, 5, 6).
The series is produced by Paris-based Federation Entertainment, led by Pascal Breton.
Marseille consists of 8 episodes and will premiere exclusively on Netflix on February 23rd 2018.
Following the production of other Netflix French originals, including The Eddy, Osmosis, Fary’s Special, Gad Elmaleh’s stand up comedies and next original series as well as upcoming ones, this new season of Marseille will continue Netflix’s investment in French content.