Thomas Gilou’s comedy attracted 2 million moviegoers at the start of 2022.
Kev Adams reveals in The Parisian that he is writing a sequel to Retirement homethe comedy by Thomas Gilou (The truth if I lie) in which he plays the leading role. That of Milan, 30 years old, who is forced to perform 300 hours of community service in a retirement home, in order to avoid prison. His first weeks are a real hell!
But he is quickly adopted by retirees, in particular by a band of 7 inseparable who teach him, each in their own way, their vision of life. Over the weeks, Milann discovers that the establishment is taking advantage of the vulnerability of its residents to rip them off. He then decides to organize a great escape, but he is not at the end of his troubles…
Surrounded by Marthe Villalonga, Liliane Rovière, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Prévost and Firmine Richard, the star of SODA, The Profs and The New Adventures of Aladdin returned to success thanks to Retirement homewhich is in the top 3 of the biggest hits of the start of 2022, with 2 million admissions (compared to 3 million for The Batman and 2.5 million for Uncharted). Unsurprisingly, the production quickly raised the idea of a sequel, explains Kev Adams: “UGC asked me to think about Retirement home 2I went to Spain for a few days and I wrote fourteen pages of a new story, with the same characters and some new ones, from the background, from the tenderness… I don’t know if I’ll get to the end of this second film , but I like the idea.”
To be continued. Retirement home is still showing. Here is its trailer:
Retirement home: Kev Adams takes a trip to the Ehpad [critique]