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Omar Sy, Louis Leterrier, Thomas Benski Launch Carrousel Studios

Omar Sy, Louis Leterrier, Thomas Benski Launch Carrousel Studios


Actor and producer Omar Sy (Lupin), director-producer Louis Leterrier (Quick X) and producer and Pulse Movies founder Thomas Benski (American Honey) are launching Carrousel Studios with bases in Paris, London, LA and Senegal.

The movie and TV firm will develop and produce initiatives for the worldwide market and look to work intently with rising and established expertise. Whereas not unique to the genres, the agency plans to lean into elevated motion, thrillers, sci-fi, fantasy and comedy initiatives. It should additionally incorporate in-house advertising and communications for its initiatives. CAA Media Finance architected the financing for the enterprise.

“By definition, a carrousel’s sole objective is to entertain, irrespective of the place the riders come from, irrespective of their age or background,” defined Sy, Leterrier and Benski in a joint assertion. “Moreover, the phrase carrousel is known across the globe and related to magical moments. Our Carrousel can have that very same really feel, with a contemporary strategy to creating world content material in an artists-first surroundings. This precept is the driving power and the tradition of our firm. It’s not only for us but additionally for our artistic companions and can transmit this pleasure to our viewers. We’ve got quite a lot of respect for our various backgrounds and diverse experiences, and what they each carry to the corporate.” The partnership is a reunion of kinds for Sy and Leterrier, who’ve labored collectively a number of instances on award-winning collection and movies.

BAFTA nominee Benski co-founded and served as CEO of Pulse Movies, earlier than promoting and finally leaving the corporate in 2022. His work spans movie, TV and brief kind leisure. Credit embody Cannes Jury Prize winner American Honey and hit collection Gangs Of London.

Emmy winner Leterrier lately directed Quick X and can subsequent direct the eleventh and closing instalment of the $7.5BN franchise. Further credit embody the Transporter franchise, Now You See Me and Sy starrer Lupin.

Golden Globe nominee Sy lately resumed the lead position within the third season of hit Netflix present Lupin. He beforehand garnered a César for his starring position in world smash Intouchables, the second highest-grossing French movie ever, and scored a nomination for Roschdy Zem’s Chocolat. Different credit embody Jurassic World Dominion, X-Males: Days Of Future Previous and upcoming he has John Woo’s remake of The Killer.

Sy, Benski and Leterrier are represented by CAA. Leterrier can also be represented by Leisure 360, LBI, Sloane, Provide, Weber and Dern and UBBA in France. Sy can also be represented by Agence Adéquat in France.



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