Rumors of a Sous le soleil reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Friday (January 22) as reports claimed that TF1 confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2022.
UPDATE 23/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 24 years since Sous le soleil first aired?! (24 years, 10 months, 10 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Sous le soleil end?
When Sous le soleil came to an end after 13 years in December 2008, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a Sous le soleil reunion disappoint people?
Sous le soleil aired from 1996-2008 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.
Still hoping for a Sous le soleil movie?
In a recent interview, Mylène Jampanoï (who played Laëtitia between 2001 and 2002) said she can't imagine a Sous le soleil 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 Jonathan Zaccaï (who played Alex in 1998) 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 Sous le soleil movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be a Sous le soleil film, Tonya Kinzinger stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about a Sous le soleil reboot?
Recasting Sous le soleil 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 Sous le soleil reunion, a Sous le soleil movie, or a Sous le soleil reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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