The first season of Netflix’s escapist hit “Emily in Paris” was sampled by some 58 million households worldwide in the month after its debut, making it what the streamer described as its “hottest” comedy collection of 2020.
Netflix disclosed the viewership stat Monday together with the information that manufacturing on Season 2 of the Darren Star comedy starring Lily Collins begins as we speak in its namesake metropolis. The collection may also shoot in St. Tropez and different spots in France.
“Emily in Paris” debuted Oct. 2 and was renewed simply 5 weeks later. The collection revolves round Emily Cooper, a younger lady from Chicago who navigates her approach by means of the City of Light after falling into her dream job as a social media maven for a luxurious items firm.
The 10-episode half-hour collection was embraced as a fast binge final fall by Netflix subscribers caught at residence due to the pandemic. The occasional outbursts from French critics concerning the show’s fantasized portrayal of Paris did not damage the show’s fame both. Netflix mentioned 58 million households “selected to look at ‘Emily in Paris’ in its first 28 days.” As of the primary quarter of this 12 months, Netflix has greater than 207.6 million subscribers worldwide.
“From the start, we all the time wished to create this lovely cinematic view of Paris. The timing of the collection launch was fortuitous for us as everybody all over the world was in a position to develop into armchair vacationers and reside vicariously by means of our cast,” Star mentioned.
“Emily in Paris” is produced by MTV Studios, Darren Star Productions and Jax Media. Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns of Jax Media govt produce alongside Star and Andrew Fleming. Collins additionally produces.
“As an actor, an artist and a inventive, probably the most significant present is to attach with folks by means of your artwork in a way. It’s an honor to be related to a undertaking that offered folks with some much-needed aid throughout a attempting time when everybody was in search of a cause to smile and snort,” Collins mentioned.
Netflix confirmed the Season 2 filming plan in a social media put up written as a letter to Emily from her boss on the Savoir Agency, Sylvie Grateau, performed by French actress Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu (“Call My Agent”).