22 DEC 2022

Mediawan’s "Le Stade" to launch on Paramount+

The original, co-produced by Black Dynamite, made its debut in France today, and will soon head to other markets worldwide.

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Paramount+ recently secured a partnership with European studio Mediawan to launch original "Le Stade" on the platform in France.

"Le Stade" is co-produced by Black Dynamite, one of Mediawan's content production arms, Stade Toulousain and Infront. Produced by Black Dynamite’s creator Éric Hannezo, producer of renowned series Nouvelle École and directed by Matthieu Vollaire. Effectively immediately, Season 1 of the original docu-series premiered on the platform today, 22 December, and will soon make its way to other international markets in 2023. The second season has been confirmed to premiere in France in 2023, as well.

"Le Stade" is the first local original to premiere on Paramount+ in the French market and othe French production projects currently in development will be arriving on Paramount+ in the coming months, including "Le Signal," a horror thriller based on the best-selling novel by Maxime Chattam and led by showrunner François Uzan. The e new original series "That Dirty Black Bag" also forms part of the deal.

The series follows the human adventure of the Stade Toulousain rugby team. After the success of the film in black and white, the exclusive docu-series follows the Stade Toulousain team from 2020 to 2023. The fighters, led by captain Julien Marchand and two of the top rugby players in the world, Antoine Dupont and Romain Ntamack, compete to win their 5th European champion star and a 22nd Brennus Shield. The quest would make Stade Toulousain the most titled European club in history.

 

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