Rumors of a Julie Lescaut reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Friday (October 22) as reports claimed that producers confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2022.
UPDATE 23/10/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 29 years since Julie Lescaut first aired?! (29 years, 9 months, 14 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Julie Lescaut end?
When Julie Lescaut came to an end after 23 years in January 2014, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Commissaire Julie Lescaut (Véronique Genest). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Julie Lescaut reunion disappoint people?
Julie Lescaut aired from 1992-2014 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules. But Genest said she's not sure if Julie Lescaut would work today. “I don't want to see old Commissaire Julie Lescaut,” she told a journalist (Genest turned 65 in June). “Everyone’s going to have different vision of what the character is like, so to have that materialize is going to disappoint most people,” she added.
Still hoping for a Julie Lescaut movie?
In a recent interview, Jean-Paul Rouve (who played Éric Léveil between 1992 and 2000) said he can't imagine a Julie Lescaut reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Véronique Genest has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a Julie Lescaut movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
What about a Julie Lescaut reboot?
Recasting Julie Lescaut for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a Julie Lescaut reunion, a Julie Lescaut movie, or a Julie Lescaut reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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