Prime Video has released the first trailer and announced the premiere date for the UK remake Call my agent!
Based on the hit Netflix show about a Parisian talent agency, Ten percent is scheduled for release in the UK on April 28th.
The cast of the reboot includes the likes of Prasanna Puwanarajah, Maggie Steed, Jack Davenport and Lydia Leonard, with cameo appearances from veritable British superstars including Helena Bonham Carter, Bridgeton Star Phoebe Dynevor, Emma Corrin, Dominic West and Olivia Williams.
Ten percent follows the lives of four overworked agents as they deal with outbursts of anger, conflicting casting decisions and internal politics after an unexpected crisis sends their fictional London talent agency on a path to financial ruin.
The critically acclaimed French dramedy has garnered widespread international interest and attention, with remakes also reportedly appearing in works in South Korea, Indonesia, the Middle East, the Philippines, Malaysia and Poland.
Cast details from Ten percent were first announced in May last year.
last christmas Actor Leonard will star as Alexa in a role based on Camille Cottin’s lead actress Andréa Martel on the French-language series, known locally as Dix for cents!
Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Davenport was cast as Jonathan, whose role was inspired by Mathias Barneville (played by Thibault de Montalembert in the original series).
It was reported at the time that the series would retain the essence of its French counterpart while incorporating new storylines and a focus on “transatlantic industrial relations” and the British class system.
All eight episodes of the first season of Ten percent will be available on April 28th on Prime Video in the UK, Ireland and other select markets.
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Meanwhile, a day later, on April 29, Sundance Now and AMC+ will air the first two episodes of the show in the US. After that, all episodes can be viewed on BBC America.
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