Obi-Wan Kenobi, Miss Marvel, Oussekine, The Dropout… the series to see soon on Disney+

Obi-Wan Kenobi, Miss Marvel, Oussekine, The Dropout...: The series to see soon on Disney+
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Disney+ France celebrates its 2nd anniversary this week.

On April 7, 2020, Disney France launched its streaming service, a few months after the United States. Two years later, the Disney+ offer continues to diversify. Particularly on the series side, with projects as different asObi-Wan Kenobithe new show Star Wars after The Mandalorian and The Boba Fett Book, Miss Marvela new superheroine inspired by recent comics, How I Met Your Fatherthe sequel to the hit sitcom, By order of Goda survey taking place among Mormons in the 1980s, Life & Betha comedy about a woman in crisis, or even a French political show, Oussekineas well as The Dropoutthe portrait of the hustler Elizabeth Holmes.

We present them to you below, in order of publication.

The Dropout – April 20

The series in 8 episodes of Rebecca Jarvis and ABCRadio, already visible on the American platform Hulu, will arrive in France on April 20 on Disney+.

Inspired by real events, we will follow the youngest billionaire in the world, Elizabeth Holmes (played by Amanda Seyfried), from its rapid rise, thanks to its Theranos company, to its brutal fall. The young chemist has created a machine capable of dosing a medical treatment using the smartphone, by automatically analyzing the blood. Nicknamed “the new Steve Jobs”, she made a name for herself in Silicon Valley, before being overtaken by her thirst for wealth. Guilty of fraud and fraud, she is sentenced to prison…

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How I Met Your Father – May 11

Eight years after the end of How I Met Your Mother, available in full on Disney +, its derivative series devoted to Sophie (Hillary Duff), is about to arrive on the platform. It is created by Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, the creators of another hit, Love, Victor. Because yes, we can already talk about a box: available on Hulu in the United States, How I Met Your Father records good ratings and has just been renewed for a second season, which will contain 20 episodestwice as much as that broadcast from May 11 in France!

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Life & Beth – May 18

Amy Schumerone of the mistresses of ceremonies at the last Oscars, is at the heart of this comedy that she wrote and in which she directed four of the ten episodes, surrounded by the cast of Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim) and Michael Rapaport (Atypical). She plays Beth, a thirty-year-old whose life is pretty good on paper. Impressive to everyone she grew up with, she makes a good living as a wine seller. She is in a long term relationship with an attractive and successful man and lives in Manhattan. But when a sudden incident forces her to reconnect with her past, her life changes forever.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi – May 27

First announced on May 25 to celebrate 45 years ofA new hopethe launch of the new series Star Wars has been pushed back two days to take advantage of Star Wars Celebration, which this year runs from May 26-29. Two episodes will be offered on this date. The plot will take place ten years after the tragic end of Revenge of the Sith. Obi-Wan (still played by Ewan McGregor) had suffered his greatest defeat there and witnessed the downfall of his best friend, the Jedi apprentice Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen also returns), who had joined the Dark Side by becoming the Sith Lord Darth Vader. Imagined by Deborah Chow and Joby Harold, it will consist of 6 episodes.

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Miss Marvel – June 8

Before meeting at the cinema Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson in the film The Marvelsin 2023, Iman Vellani will play Kamala Khan/Miss Marvel from June on Disney+. A series written by the British Bisha K. Ali (the series Four weddings and a funeral), and directed by Adil El Arbi and Billal Fallah (Black, Bad Boys For Life), as well as Meera Menon (You, Outlander, Dirty John…) and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (A Girl in the River). It will follow a superheroine created less than ten years ago in comics: a high school student in New Jersey, this young Muslim of Pakistani origin finds herself one day capable of extending/deforming her limbs in comics, but at the ‘screen, his powers will be even greateras this tantalizing first trailer suggests:

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By order of God – shortly

Proposed at the end of April on Hulu in the United States, By order of God will be broadcast a little later in France within the adult branch of the streaming service, Star. And for good reason: this series of 7 episodes designed by Dustin Lance Black (American Idiot) and David Mackenzie (Comancheria) from a bestseller by Jon Krakauer (the author of Journey to the End of Solitudeadapted for the cinema by Sean Penn with Into the Wild) tells a dark story. Andrew Garfield, more popular than ever since his return as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home and his Oscar nomination for Tick, Tick… Boom! will play a Mormon investigator seeking to learn more about the death of a woman and her baby in his community.

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Oussekine – Shortly

We end with a French series, also inspired by a tragic true story: in December 1986, in France, student demonstrations are in full swing, shouting their disagreement with the university entrance selection law. Malik Oussekine, 22, of Algerian origin, was killed by police after leaving a jazz concert. This series ofAntoine Chevrollier (The Office of Legends, dark baron) will tell the facts and the struggle of the family of Malik, played by Sayyid Al Alami, to obtain justice in the face of this tragedy. While waiting for its broadcast, it has already caused a sensation at the last Series Mania festival.

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