A satisfying sequel !
RealLiveClaude from Montreal, Canada
31 May 2003
The first season of "Scoop" was so successful that the authors decided to
write the further intrigue of Montreal's best team of journalists.
The "L'Express" newspaper is living some dark times: money is tight,
editor-in-chief Rivard (Remy Girard is with serious alcohol problems, a
wise-cracking journalist (Micheline Lanctot) came in to replace a
on maternity leave (Francine Ruel), the rival newspaper is gaining
on more juicy scoops, and the star photograph (Michel Barrette) is
over a new recruit (Fabien Dupuis), who has also eyes on his own
Our main caracters, Michel Gagne (Roy Dupuis) and Stephanie Rousseau
Grenon), have difficulty to cope themselves since the birth of their son
Francis. Unable to withstand the pressure that his son will become heir
big fortune later, Michel leaves for a short while to visit his dad
Pelletier), an officer in the Canadian Army, and for an article, meet an
hermit (Marc Favreau) who will give him a vision for his life, enough
to reconcilate with Stephanie again.
The coming of a new president, Justine Lalonde (Louise Marleau), will
trouble in the office. Even Emile Rousseau (Claude Leveille), the
magnate who owns "L'Express", who hired her, suspects that she is a spy
his competition, who would like to buy "L'Express". A final solution
be set to save some jobs, and give his daughter Stephanie a chance to
(though Stephanie and her dad never went along since the latter never
her to pursuit her career due to her inheritance status, and she never
wanted to sit on the money...)
Add to that several stories (including a boxing championship with former
champ Deano Clavet) and you got a good story here, with good acting and a
cliff-hanger for the next one the following year...
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