It’s back to school and to wrap up the holidays, some series will allow you to escape a little. Guaranteed to change the scenery with The Rings of Poweron Prime Video, followed by a Japanese escapade in front of vice in tokyo on Canal +, to finish your head with the stars of Andorra on Disney+. Our September playoff schedule.
Detox, stop using the smartphone
The Californian platform has added a new French production to its catalog. Detox follows the adventures of Léa and Manon, cousins and roommates. They decide to separate from their phones for a month for a digital detox. And for good reason, Léa (Tiphaine David) is obsessed with his ex whom he keeps spying on the networks, and Manon (Manon Azem) is struggling to recover from a big one bad buzz. But this detox promises to be harder than expected, especially when family is involved. A comedy series by Marie gardenerproducer of How I became a superhero.
Detox, September 1 on Netflix
The Rings of Power, the event series
This is the big part of September, the event series the rings of power. Inspired by the works of Tolkien, The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales and Legends the series traces the history of the Second Age of Middle-earth. An episode that has never been brought to the screen and happened thousands of years ago The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings. The series takes place after the war against Morgoth, the first lord of darkness. During this conflict the elves suffered many losses, the famous Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) lost her brother on the battlefield. Traumatized, he continues his relentless quest for Sauron to destroy him, Morgoth’s servant hidden somewhere in Middle-earth. But evil reappeared despite his efforts. The series follows various characters who will do everything to oppose the return of Sauron, such as Pievelus (a type of Hobbit), Men and dwarves. The Rings of Power promises to be extraordinary with a budget of one billion dollars invested in the platform to create five seasons.
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, starting September 2 on Prime Video
The black butterflies, the back-to-school thriller
Thriller lovers will be served with black butterfly. Adrian, one The writer from the inspiration composed of Nicolas Duvauchelle was hired by an old man named Albert (Niels Arestrup) to write his memoirs. But as he began his story, Adrien realized that the old man was a serial killer that kills with a vengeance every summer in years 70 with his partner Solange (Alyzée Costes). The author is torn between anger and excitement when dealing with this love story.ur passionate but murderous. The series navigates in between yesterday and the present. Albert, in his early years, was composed said Axel Granberger, sacred best actor in a French series at the Series Mania festival. A sulphurous odyssey conceived by the duo of directors Olivier Abbou (Maroni) and Bruno Merle (Congratulations).
Black butterflies, in general on Arte.fr from September 7 to October 12, broadcast on Arte on Thursday September 22 and 29 at 8:55 pm.
Toutouyoutou, aerobically yours
Put on your lycra it’s the big comeback of aerobics. At the beginning of the 1980s in the town of Blagnac (Occitanie), most of the inhabitants worked in the aeronautics sector. This is the case of Karine’s husband, a forty-year-old stay-at-home mother. But Karine (Claire Dumas) is tired, she sees her life turned upside down when she discovers Thursday night aerobics classes, for her a window of freedom. The sessions are led by Jane (Alexia Barlier), a young Texan who has just arrived. But the participants, who became friends, began to suspect that Jane was actually an American spy. A pop series punctuated by an original soundtrack signed by the French group Fire! Chattertonawarded best original music at the Séries Mania festival.
Toutouyoutou, from September 8 on OCS
Tokyo Vice, in the heart of the yakuza clans
Building on its success in the United States, vice in tokyo coming only to Canal+. Adapted from the eponymous novel by journalist Jake Adelstein, the series tells the story of the late 90s. Played by Ansel Elgort (Kid Driver, West Side Story), the American reporter recently joined the police-justice department of the largest Japanese daily in Tokyo. After reading a few articles about unsolved murders, he realizes that these cases are actually linked to the yakuza, powerful criminal families that run the city from the shadows. Jake works with police inspector Katagiri (Ken Watanabe) when he is contacted by yakuza who want to make the journalist an interlocutor. The young man finds himself in a dangerous position by exchanging information with the robbers while continuing to provide information to the police.
vice in tokyoSeptember 15 on Canal +
The Handmaid’s Tale, Final Chapter
This is the last applause of The Handmaid’s Tale, the fifth season is the last for the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel. The series depicts a world ruled by men (the commanders), where fertile women (the servants) must give birth in chains for the wives of the leaders, the wives. The series goes back to cœur news to remove the stop Roe v. wade allowing abortion rights in the United States. In this final chapter, June must bear the consequences of killing Commander Waterford. Serena, now a widow, struggles to find her place in Toronto society. For his part, Commander Lawrence is trying, along with Aunt Lydia, to reform the established Republic in order to seize power. Not to mention the other important thing: finding and rescuing Hannah. Luke, June and Moira will do everything possible to make it happen.
The Handmaid’s Tale: The Scarlet Servant, season 5, from September 15 on OCS, broadcast 24 hours after the United States
A private affair, Jean Reno assistant detective
Jean Reno explores Spain in the 1940s. A private event he shared the poster of Spanish actress Aura Garrido in Marina’s skin. A young woman trying to break out of her social straitjacket by becoming a private detective, supported by her faithful butler Hector, played by the actor of lion. This new Sherlock Holmes will try to find the person responsible for the many murders of prostitutes that have proliferated in the city. We will see the team at the helm Girls on the phone, Teresa Fernández-Valdés, Ramón Campos and Gema R. Neira. Presented in preview at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, the adventure series will bring a touch of light to mystery lovers.
A private event, September 16 on Prime Video
Andor, the birth of the Rebellion
The platform with the big ears isn’t done exploring the Star Wars universe. completion The Book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi, Disney studios are interested in the debut of the rebel hero, Cassian Andor, who has already been seen in the film RogueOne released in 2016. The series explores the origins of the Rebellion and how Cassian, still played by Diego Luna (Narcos: Mexico), joined the fight. Actress Genevieve O’Reilly will once again play the politician Mon Mothma, who secretly contributes to the Rebellion. While plot details are unclear at this time, Ewan McGregor has been cast as the famous Jedi Master and actress Adria Arjona (Morbius) will play Bix Caleen, Cassian’s best friend.
Andor, starting September 21 on Disney+
The Elder, spy seeker
It is a breathtaking manhunt in preparation The Elder, Dan Chase, a former CIA agent who has been on the run for several years. But one day his past resurfaces and a killer tries to eliminate him. FBI indicts Harold Harper (John Lithgow seen in The Crown), assistant director of the counterintelligence service to arrest the fugitive. The two men have a common background, they worked together in the past which was not without tension. But Dan Chase, played by multi-award winning actor Jeff Bridges, is not easy to catch, an additional mercenary named Julian Carson is sent after him. To come up with a defense plan, Dan rents a room from Zoé, who is quickly drawn into the spy life. At the helm we see Jon Watts, director of the Spider-Man films played by Tom Holland. The Elder adapted from the eponymous novel by Thomas Perry and intended for an informed public.
The Elder from September 28 on Disney +
Jungle, the rap UFO of September
This is an ambitious project proposed by forest. A six-episode series billed as a musical drama, led by the English creative duo Nothing Lost. Already seen in the magazine differentin his choice of 10 Europeans will watch TV in 2022Chas Appeti and Junior Okoli signed on forest their first project for the small screen. The first images attract with their particular style that can stimulate the event Euphoria. The miniseries takes place in the London ghetto where various people are trying to survive. The violent series is intended for an informed public and deals with settling scores, gang wars and murders. All against a backdrop of drill, a very dark rap style born in Chicago and strongly developed in England. In total, about thirty English rappers collaborated on the series: Tinie Tempah, Big Narstie, Unknown T…
Jungle, mini-series available September 30 on Prime Video (teaser in English)
But also in September:
Destiny, the saga of the Winx season 2, September 16 on Netflix
Miskina, the poor September 30 on Prime Video