Rumors of a Un gars, une fille reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Sunday (February 23) as reports claimed that France 2 confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2021.
UPDATE 24/02/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 20 years since Un gars, une fille first aired?! (20 years, 4 months, 13 days to be exact.)
Why in the world did Un gars, une fille end?
When Un gars, une fille came to an end after 5 years in October 2003, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to Alexandra (Alexandra Lamy) and Jean (Jean Dujardin). And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would an Un gars, une fille reunion disappoint people?
Un gars, une fille aired from 1999-2003 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 Dujardin said he's not sure if Un gars, une fille would work today. “I don't want to see old Jean,” he told a journalist (Dujardin turned 47 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,” he added.
Still hoping for an Un gars, une fille movie?
In a recent interview, Audrey Lamy said she can't imagine an Un gars, une fille 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 Alexandra Lamy has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did an Un gars, une fille movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
On the subject of whether there could be an Un gars, une fille film, Jean Dujardin stated : “I think it's a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’.”
What about an Un gars, une fille reboot?
Recasting Un gars, une fille 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 an Un gars, une fille reunion, an Un gars, une fille movie, or an Un gars, une fille reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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