“Emily in Paris” is officially coming for a second season. Netflix has renewed its popular romantic comedy series in less than two months after the show's first season arrival.
The romantic comedy was originally developed and greenlighted by Paramount Network but moved to Netflix over the summer and paved its way into Nielsen’s list of the top 10 most-watched streaming shows for the week after its premiere.
The series is created, written and executive produced by Darren Star with Lily Collins starring in the lead role as Emily and also producing the show.
The renewal came in the form of a letter from Emily’s fictional boss Sylvie Grateau (see below).
TO: MADELINE WHEELER
c/o: The Gilbert Group
Nous sommes désolées! We are writing to regrettably inform you that Emily Cooper will need to remain in Paris for an extended period of time. Despite her overconfident manner and lack of prior experience in luxury goods marketing, she has nonetheless managed to charm some of our hard-to-impress clients during her short time at Savoir. Call it bonne chance, or American ingenuity – I’m leaning towards the former – her results are impressive.
We hope that by extending her time in Paris, Emily will further the relationships she has already made, delve deeper into our culture, and perhaps pick up a few words of basic French.
We will work in conjunction with you on applying for a work permit on her behalf to prolong her time here.
We love having Emily in Paris!
But please don’t let her know that.
“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 designer. The series was filmed entirely on location in Paris and throughout France.
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