Prime Video has released the first trailer and announced the premiere date for the UK remake of Call my agent!
Based on Netflix’s hit show about a Paris talent agency, ten percent is due out on April 28 in the UK.
The cast of the reboot includes actors such as Prasanna Puwanarajah, Maggie Steed, Jack Davenport and Lydia Leonard, with guest appearances from true British superstars including Helena Bonham Carter, Bridgerton stars Phoebe Dynevor, Emma Corrin, Dominic West and Olivia Williams.
ten percent follows the lives of four overworked agents as they deal with star tantrums, conflicting casting decisions and internal politics after an unexpected crisis puts their fictional London talent agency on the road to financial ruin .
The critically acclaimed French comedy-drama has garnered widespread international interest and attention, with remakes also in works in South Korea, Indonesia, the Middle East, the Philippines, Malaysia and Poland.
Cast details of ten percent were first announced in May last year.
last christmas actor Leonard will star as Alexa, in a role based on Andréa Martel, the lead role of Camille Cottin, in the French-language series known locally as Ten percent !
Pirates of the CaribbeanDavenport was cast as Jonathan, whose role is inspired by Mathias Barneville (played by Thibault de Montalembert in the original series).
At the time, it was reported that the series would retain the essence of its French counterpart while incorporating new storylines and emphasizing “transatlantic industrial relations” as well as the British class system.
The eight episodes of the first season of ten percent will be available to watch April 28 on Prime Video in the UK, Ireland and other select markets.
Meanwhile, Sundance Now and AMC+ will air the show’s first two episodes in the US a day later on April 29. After that, all episodes will be available for viewing on BBC America.