Subject: Netflix orders comedy "Huge in France"
NETFLIX DOUBLES DOWN ON GAD ELMALEH ANNOUNCING HIS FIRST SERIES "HUGE
IN FRANCE" AS WELL AS ENGLISH STAND-UP SPECIAL
-- French star Gad Elmaleh will co-create and star in his own Netflix
original series to be available globally --
Hollywood, CA - November 10, 2017 -- Netflix, the world's leading
internet entertainment service, is doubling down on French comedy star
Gad Elmaleh, bringing the humorist's first original series Huge in
France, as well as an English language stand-up special, exclusively
to Netflix members around the world.
Huge in France will be co-created, executive produced by and will star
Gad Elmaleh, with showrunners Jarrad Paul and Andy Mogel (The D-Train,
The Grinder) also serving as co-creators and executive producers. The
eight-episode series is inspired by Gad's own life and career, and
follows his move from France to the United States.
Gad is a hugely famous comedian... In France. At an emotional
crossroads, he leaves it all behind and moves to Los Angeles in an
attempt to reconnect with his estranged, comedy hating, 16-year-old
male model son. Sadly he'll have to do it without a single celebrity
This half-hour comedy series marks the continuation of the
relationship between Netflix and Gad Elmaleh, which began in January
2017 with the premiere of Gad Gone Wild, and will now include both
Huge in France and Gad's brand new English language stand-up special