Series Mania 2022: Littlefinger from GOT and Marlo from The Wire will be there

Jamie Hector (Marlo Stanfield) in the cast of We Own This City

D-10 before the opening of the festival dedicated to series: new announcements have just fallen.

As the 2022 edition of Series Mania approaches, two new guests have just been announced. Indeed, on the occasion of the screening of their series, the actors Aidan Gillen (Game Of Thrones) and Jamie Hector (TheWire) will be present in Lille to present respectively Kin and We Own This City. The first is a dive into the mysteries of the Dublin mafia created by Peter McKenna, while the second is signed George Pelecanos and David Simon, already behind TheWire. British playoff teams Becoming Elizabeth and The Responderbut also of Parallels and Oussekinetwo new series Disney+, will also be present at Series Mania.

In addition to these announcements, the festival is adding two series to its programming: The Man Who Fell on Earthadapted from the film starring David Bowie (here played by Chiwetel Ejiofor) and This is Going to Hurton a doctor of gynecology and obstetrics, will be screened.

Finally, the Competition and Panorama juries are gaining new members, ten days before the opening of the festival. As for the Panorama International Competition, Australian producer Greer Simpkin (Mystery Road) and Belgian director Eshref Reybrouck (Cheyenne and Lola) join the jury chaired by Anne Berest. The Short Formats Competition sees its jury being chaired by the French director David Hourrègue (Germinal, SKAM France), which will be accompanied by the German-Romanian actress and director Alice Gruia (Lu von Loser), French director and songwriter Pablo Padovani (Moodoïd) and Dutch actress Hanna von Vliet (ANNE+).

Series Mania 2022: the program and the selection revealed

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