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‘Lupin’ Star Omar Sy Inks First-Look TV Deal at HBO Max

HBO Max is thinking globally with its latest talent deal. The streamer has signed Lupin star Omar Sy to a first-look television deal. Under the exclusive pact, Sy and HBO Max will develop series projects together in his home country of France as well as for the United States and other parts of the world. […]

Arrests Made in Connection to ‘Lupin’ Robbery

The suspected robbers behind the heist of over $300,000 worth of equipment from the set of the Netflix series Lupin have been arrested, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. According to local reports, the arrests were made outside of Paris and included seven individuals between the ages of 13 and 21. Three of them are being […]

‘Lupin’ Theft Eyewitness: Robbers Were “Kids With Firecrackers”

When word got out that the set of the hit French-language Netflix series Lupin had been robbed, it was hard not to see the irony. The incident seemed ripped from the series itself, a contemporary spin on Maurice Leblanc’s classic novels about the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin. As first reported by AFP and Le Parisien, […]

Netflix Robbed: Thieves Heist $500K From ‘Lupin,’ ‘The Crown’ Sets

Netflix is experiencing its own real-life money heists. The streamer’s productions for The Crown and Lupin have been dramatically robbed within the past week. First, as previously reported, the Northern England-based production for The Crown was taken for roughly $200,000 worth of props on Feb. 24. A number of the production’s vehicles were broken into […]

Omar Sy as Lupin Wins Rose d’Or for Performance of the Year

French superstar Omar Sy will receive the 2021 performance of the year award at the 60th Rose d’Or, one of the world’s most prestigious television honors. Sy will be honored for his starring performance in the crime series Lupin, in which he plays a gentleman thief inspired by the classic literary adventures of Arsène Lupin. […]

Location Managers Guild Awards: ‘Judas and the Black Messiah,’ ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Among Winners

Judas and the Black Messiah, Tenet, The Queen’s Gambit, Lupin and the fourth season of The Crown were among the winners at this year’s Location Managers Guild International Awards held on Saturday. Actor and director Isaiah Mustafa returned to host the annual ceremony, which went virtual for the second year in a row and was […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Shows That Heal (Literally)

I was recently home recovering from a brief illness — not COVID — and had a lot of time to watch TV. But I didn’t want to watch only my familiar shows. The combination of tedium and stress from the illness had left me drained, and I needed a boost. So, like a museum curator, […]

African American Film Critics Association: Norman Lear, Michaela Coel and ‘Lupin’ Among Special Achievement TV Honorees

The African American Film Critics Association has announced that it will present a number of special accolades at its third annual AAFCA TV Honors on Saturday, August 21. Norman Lear, the force behind some of the most popular and socially impactful TV series of all time, will receive the Legend Award. Michaela Coel, the recently […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s Chief TV Critic Daniel Fienberg Picks the Best TV of 2021 (So Far)

Favorites from the first half of the year include Barry Jenkins’ latest opus, a delicious double dose of Jean  Smart and a Netflix docuseries about food and the Black diaspora.

Netflix Launches Online Shop With Show-Branded Merchandise

Netflix is diving into ecommerce with the launch of its first branded merchandise shop on Thursday. Featuring streetwear collections, home decor, jewelry and other merchandise, the shop will allow Netflix — which does not run ads on its services — to access another revenue stream that capitalizes off the streamer’s popular shows like Stranger Things, […]

This Week in TV: ‘Kardashians’ Say Goodbye, ‘Lupin,’ ‘Blindspotting’

An era of reality TV ends this week when Keeping Up With the Kardashians airs its final episode ever. Also on tap are the return of a Netflix international hit, a TV adaptation of the critically acclaimed movie Blindspotting and the post-Netflix revival of Tuca & Bertie. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of premieres, returns and […]

Netflix’s ‘Lupin’ Part 2: TV Review

Omar Sy returns for five more episodes of heists, Parisian style and revenge in this story of a master criminal inspired by Maurice Leblanc's Arsène Lupin character.