The romantic comedy series “Emily in Paris” is now coming exclusively to Netflix. The half-hour series was originally developed and greenlighted by Paramount Network.
The series is created, written and executive produced by Darren Star with Lily Collins starring in the lead role as Emily amd also producing the show.
“Emily in Paris” follows Emily, an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago, who unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company. She is tasked with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends, and navigating new romances. The series was shot entirely on location in Paris and throughout France.
Ashley Park co-stars in the show, whose series regular cast also includes Philippine Leroy Beaulieu, Lucas Bravo, Samuel Arnold, Camille Razat and Bruno Gouery. Kate Walsh, William Abadie and Arnaud Viard recur. Star executive produces with Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns of Jax Media, as well as Andrew Fleming. Collins produces. Patricia Field is the costume designed. The series was filmed entirely on location in Paris and throughout France.
“Emily in Paris” is a 10-episode half-hour romantic comedy series.
“Emily in Paris” was one of few scripted series set to air on Paramount Network in the near future.It was ordered in fall 2018 as an anchor of a planned female-themed dramedy night on Paramount Network that the comedy was to share with Younger and First Wives Club. The idea was shelved a few months later when a decision was made for Younger to stay put at its long-time home, TV Land, and First Wives Club relocated to sister Viacom cable network BET.
The news also comes a week after it was announced that Star has signed a multi-year overall deal with ViacomCBS. Under that deal, Star will develop original series for the ViacomCBS cable portfolio as well as for outsider buyers via MTV Studios.
Darren Star said “MTV Studios and I couldn’t hope for a more perfect home for ‘Emily In Paris’ than Netflix, With their international reach, we are excited to share Emily with audiences around the world.”
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