Foreign shows enjoy a large viewership on Netflix. The culture and diversity these shows bring, keep the viewers hooked and wanting for more. The same is the case with Call My Agent, which is a French comedy that first premiered on October 14, 2015, on channel France 2. Netflix brought back the hilarious French series for its third season that premiered on January 4, 2019.
The show follows the Samuel Kerr Agency and its agents as they struggle to stay afloat following the untimely death of its founder. It showcases the challenges these ASK agents face in their attempts to keep the company running. Cédric Klapisch, Lola Doillon, and Antoine Garceau, Laurent Tirard, Antoine Garceau, and Jeanne Herry are some of the directors on the show.
Call My Agent has enjoyed quite a successful run for three seasons and was renewed for the fourth season to air sometime in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming season.
Call My Agent Cast: Who is in it?
At the heart of the show are four ASK agents (Camille Cottin playing Andréa Martel, Liliane Rovère as Arlette Azémar, Thibault de Montalembert in the role of Mathias Barnesville, and Grégory Montel appearing as Gabriel Sarda) working together to save the company that has suffered a terrible loss. The changing dynamics and roles bring a lot of chaos and entertainment on the show, and Stéfi Celma appearing as Sofia Leprince, Nicolas Maury playing Hervé André-Jezak, Fanny Sidney in the role of Camille Valentini, and Laure Calamy as Noémie Leclerc also share screen space to add to the plotline. The show boasts of famous French actors like Fabrice Luchini, Monica Bellucci and, Gerad Lanvin playing themselves in a self-mocking fashion.
Call My Agent Plot: What is it about?
Call My Agent is a fabulous mix of drama, comedy, and emotions. The show takes us into the often dark world of Showbiz. Each episode has one celebrity guest, playing themselves and the four main agents of the Parisian talent agency ASK. The four diligently try to bag the best contracts for their clients while forgetting the difference between professional and personal life. The show also addresses serious issues like sexual harassment and gender pay gap in the movie industry. It explores the uncomfortable reality of glamour.
Created by Dominique Besnehard and Fanny Herrero, the show has a very authentic feel to it. The stories about the French movie industry are unabashedly candid. The guest celebrities manage to bring their charm while adding to the main plot of the series. Dominique Besnehard has drawn inspiration from his own experiences as a once famous agent.