La Relève” starts filming – What’s happening on Disney Plus
Disney has announced that filming has begun on a brand new French Disney+ Original action film, “Antigang: The Relief“, which is produced by Empreinte Digitale, Empreinte Cinéma and SND on behalf of Disney+. This action movie collects Alban Lenoir, Jean Reno and Sofia Essaidi in front of the camera Benjamin Rocher (Antigangit Parallels series).
Former legend of the Antigang brigade known for its muscular and unconventional methods, Niels Cartier (Alban Lenoir), left the police after a robbery gone wrong, which left his wife dead. When the gang of robbers responsible for her death reappears eight years later, Niels doesn’t let anyone get in the way of his revenge. Although he must form an explosive duo with his 14-year-old daughter (Cassiopeia Mayance), who has a strong temperament..
“Anti Gang: The Relief” is produced for Empreinte Digitale by Raphael Rocher and Eric Laroche (the Parallel series on Disney+Infiniti on Canal+, and the films Antigang and Let us dance) and co-produced by Thierry Desmichelle, Rémi Jimenez and Ségolène Dupont for the company SND (Seven Sisters, Irreducible, L’) The screenplay is written by Bertrand Soulier (Moah) and Benjamin Rocher, based on an original idea by Alban Lenoir, Benjamin Rocher and Tristan Schulmann. Maxime Cointe (Mission) is director of photography.
Pauline Dauvin, Vice President, Programming, Production and Acquisitions The Walt Disney Company France, said in a statement: (translated)
“Action films are very attractive to the French public and more specifically in streaming. For our first film of this kind, we wanted to collaborate with the best. The modernity of the project led by Empreinte Digitale and SND, director Benjamin Rocher and the very charismatic Alban Lenoir, has therefore naturally caught our attention. The quality of the writing takes the action film beyond the codes of the genre, and after a few days of shooting we could see the ambition and level of production brought to the film. It is a pleasure to see the team for the first opus reform ANTIGANG: LA RELÈVE. “
Raphaël Rocher, producer Empreinte Digitale, said (translated)
“Antigang has been an important milestone in our history and we are delighted to gather the entire team for the first film, supplemented by new faces. The expertise of these artists and technicians, combined with the passion of the Disney+ teams, takes ANTIGANG: LA RELÈVE beyond a simple sequel to the adventures of Niels Cartier and Serge Buren. “
Thierry Desmichelle, CEO of SND, added:
“I I am delighted that this license we created seven years ago with Digital Footprint is finding a new development and a new life with a Disney+ quality partner. “
The film will come to Disney+ in 2023.