Netflix Reteams With ‘Lupin’ Star Omar Sy, Director Louis Leterrier on French Action Comedy (Exclusive)

Netflix is reteaming with “Lupin” director Louis Leterrier (“Now You See Me”) and star Omar Sy (“The Intouchables”) on a sequel to the 2012 action comedy “On the Other Side of the Tracks.”The film, which is still untitled, began shooting in Paris on March 15 and will also be lensed in the French Alps.

It will be available on Netflix worldwide in 2022.Eric and Nicolas Altmayer at the Paris-based banner Mandarin et Compagnie are producing.

The Altmayer brothers, who had produced “On the Other Side of the Tracks,” boast prestigious credits including movies by Francois Ozon, Anne Fontaine, Michel Hazanavicius and Roschdy Zem.Penned by Stéphane Kazandjian, the sequel will star Sy and Laurent Lafitte (“Little White Lies”) who will reprise their respective roles as Ousmane Diakité and François Monge, two cops with very different styles, backgrounds and careers.

They may have worked together many years ago, but life has forced them apart.

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