Philip Audrey LaRue Saint Jacques, Marc Pouprey and David La Haye joined the cast Supervisor. Filming for the new episodes began on Monday.
The sequel, which will be arriving at IKO Club this fall, has been expected for some time. Released January 2019, the first season of Supervisor It crossed the million views mark in just seven days. Today that number exceeds four million. This does not include the 866,000 viewers who watched it on TVA.
The proceeding will resume immediately upon the arrest of Ludovic Dessoreau (Patrick Howard), as confirmed by the author and former lawyer Jacques Diamant by phone. Remember, in the final episode, the judge and the father were arrested and charged with first degree murder in order to avenge his younger daughter Gabriel.
This time, his ex-wife Lucy (Masha Greenon), his eldest daughter Alicia (Milene MacKay), son Raphael (Olivier Gervais-Korschsen) and Gaitan (Sylvain Marcel) will have to join efforts to free him. “This is the beginning of Ludovic’s troubles,” notes Jacques Diamant. It serves as a spark for other problems. “
Mental health issue
In this second season produced by Sphère Média (Organ transplantationAnd the Another story) In collaboration with Quebecor Content, comedian Philip Audrey LaRue Saint-Jacques will defend the role of Kevin Lamarche, the new assistant of Viateur Lajoie (Martin Dubreuil), who has only one thought since his son Tristan (Gabriel’s killer) has been killed: attack the perpetrators.
Roger Leger will play Elie Chabados, a drug dealer whom Ludovich meets in prison 10 years after being dumped there. Mark Peopre (AlertsAnd the Black sequence(And Hugolin Shiffret)PhoenixHe will embody his partners.
David La Haye will play the psychiatrist Christophe Dubowski, a character Jacques Diamant describes as “mysterious”, in contrast to the “good father.” Remy Gault (academyAnd the The blue hour(He will play Loc, his mentally ill son, Nahéma Ricci)the black monsterYou will play Matisse’s girlfriend, her deceased son. This plot will give Jacques Diamant the opportunity to tackle a thorny question: How does justice deal with mental health?
“We also take the time to explain court decisions that often seem unfair to people,” the author adds.
Jacques Diamant admits he felt a certain pressure while writing the ten new episodes of Supervisor. Initially, the series was supposed to end after only one season, but due to its success, the door quickly reopened.
“I didn’t want to repeat the same story, but I wanted to relaunch Dessureaux in an equally impressive setting. It was a huge challenge, but it was useful, because it got me digging and working harder.”
A rewrite was conducted during January, February and March to take into account health measures governing film sets during the pandemic. This mandatory clip turned out to be less painful than expected.
“I would have done without her, but it went well. I was so happy that we finally released Part Two. I was afraid that since we had put off filming for a year, it would collapse.”