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LUPIN – The Netflix Exclusive is a Charming French Heist Series


Lupin steals the necklace and your hearts

From the first scene of the show, it grabs all the attention & takes the viewers on a roller coaster ride that follows on for the remaining season.

“I shall not be present at my trial.”
― Maurice Leblanc, Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

And that’s exactly what happens throughout the 5 episodes of the first season. The show follows the instances of the famous book (mentioned above) and kudos to the writing team to integrate all with the show’s script seamlessly.

Cast, Creators & Performances

It’s a heavenly feature for Omar Sy (who was already most popular stateside for his less stylish job in The Intouchables), and in addition, it inhales new life into an artistic character so that makes him promptly open to those new to him while likewise making the story’s exciting bends in the road unusual for Lupin enthusiasts.

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Omar Sy as Assane Diop

He’s enchanting, smooth, all-around read, and extremely, shrewd, yet never decadent, since Sy additionally permeates the character with physicality and a sure genuineness. He’s similarly at home requesting fine wine in an extravagant café or going head to head with an eventual professional assassin.

The Netflix arrangement is the formation of Louis Leterrier, who created the 2013 heist movie Now You See Me, in which a band of magicians pulls off keen burglaries.


What makes this French show watchable?

The story has all the right ingredients for a class-heist movie or a show. There are times when you get the Ocean’s vibes yet you want to keep watching it till the end to see how it unfolds.

The show is energetically paced without forfeiting character advancement, catching the substance of each character in deft strokes.

Arséne Lupin isn’t just a book. He’s my heritage. My method. My path. I am Lupin. -Assane
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