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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Broadcast since May 5, 2022 in the United States, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is one of Paramount+’s flagship series. Taken from the legendary Star Trek franchise, it is a prequel to the original series star trek created by Gene Roddenberry and a spin-off from Star Trek: Discoveryalso available on the platform.

This series takes place six years before James Tiberius Kirk takes command of the USS Enterprise. We therefore follow the adventures of Captain Christopher Pike and his crew traveling the galaxy in search of new worlds.

Between grandiose special effects and polished script, fans of the franchise will appreciate. And the others too.

1883

Back in the past ! With 1883, Paramount offers another original creation not to be missed. Direction the time of the cowboys where the Duttons family will travel the roads to the Wild West to settle near Yellowstone.

The series, broadcast between December 2021 and February 2022 on Paramount Network is a prequel to the series Yellowstone by the same designer Taylor Sheridan. Faced with the success of 1883Paramount has already planned a sequel, 1883: The Bass Reeves Story.

1883 is divided into 10 episodes of 45 minutes with, in the cast, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Sam Elliott and Isabel May. Another spin-off, 1923, will also arrive in December 2022 starring Harrisson Ford. Just that !

The Offer

This is undoubtedly the series that will attract the most audiences. And for good reason, it tells behind the scenes of the creation of a masterpiece of cinema, The Godfather. The Offer, this is the story of the genesis of the film by Francis Ford Coppola with producer Al Ruddy’s eyes.

From the acquisition of the rights to Mario Puzo’s book for its adaptation to the cinema to the choice of actors and all the setbacks that almost killed this project in the bud, everything is there. Beyond the history of Godfatherthe series depicts a film industry on the verge of entering the era of New Hollywood.

To punctuate this mini-series of 10 episodes of about an hour, Michael Tolkin called on a very luxurious cast. In the role of Francis Ford Coppola we find Dan Fogler (Fantastic Beasts). Juno Temple (Ted Lasso) plays publicist Bettye McCartt, Patrick Gallo (The Irish Man) plays the role of writer Mario Puzo. As for Al Pacino and Marlon Brando, they are respectively played by Anthony Ippolito (Our bruised hearts) and Justin Chambers (Grey’s Anatomy).

American Gigolo

Does this name mean anything to you ? Yes, the American Gigolo series has a link with Paul Schrader’s film released in 1980 with, in the main role, Richard Gere.

American Gigolo on Paramount+ tells the continuation of the adventures of Julian Kaye. 15 years after being arrested for murder, the protagonist tries to find his place in a changed sex and male prostitution industry.

At the same time, he embarks on a quest for the truth about the powerful man who led him to prison 15 years earlier and tries to win back Michelle, his lost love.

American Gigolo has been broadcast on Showtime since September 11, 2022. Paramount+ is currently offering the first two episodes with the excellent Jon Bernthal (discovered in The Walking Dead).

Tulsa King

Tulsa King is the first series with Sylvester Stallone. That’s it, it’s all there. More seriously, this series created by Taylor Sheridan (him again) and produced by the Sopranos producer features Dwight Manfredi (Stallone therefore) known as “The General” in the middle of the underworld.

Released after 25 years in prison, this ex-godfather of the New York mafia is fired by a crime baron. He then went into exile in Tulsa, Oklahoma to form a new team made up of characters, each one more original than the next.

Tulsa King is available exclusively on Paramount+. The series consists of 10 episodes of approximately one hour.

Paramount+ has been available since December 1, 2022 in France at a price of €7.99/month.

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