“The night where Laurier Gaudreault woke up” will feature 5 episodes, to be seen in 2022.
The Dolan series is on! The Quebec filmmaker is launching on the small screen and has just started filming The night when Laurier Gaudreault has woken up, adaptation of a play from Canada. Canal +, which will broadcast the results in 2022, announces the news on Twitter:
The night Laurier Gaudreault woke up, Xavier Dolan’s first series has just started shooting!
Who can’t wait? ☝️
– CANAL + (@canalplus) June 2, 2021
The story: Mireille Larouche, thanatologist of international reputation (she studies death) was already fascinated as a child by abandoned bodies. She cheated on insomnia by slipping into neighboring houses to spy on sleepers … Only one night, Laurier Gaudreault woke up and the life of Mireille and her family was forever turned upside down. .
The night when Laurier Gaudreault has woken up will be split into five episodes. The actors of the original play will be back in the cast: Julie Le Breton, Magalie Lépine-Blondeau, Éric Bruneau and Patrick Hivon. “They will embody on the small screen the roles they have brilliantly played on the boards“tease Xavier Dolan in the Canal + press release.