French talent includes Marie-Anne Chazel, Sylvie Testud, Roxane Duran (pictured), and it is directed by Denis Dercourt. The series was penned by Alexandre Charlot and Franck Magnier who were behind French comedy film “Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis.”
In Germany, the series is called “Germanized,” and is the first original for telco Deutsche Telekom’s EntertainTV service. The show is French- and German-language, and German talent includes Christoph Maria Herbst (“Stromberg”).
“We are very happy with the development and pre-production activities for ‘Germanized,'” said Wolfgang Elsaesser, head of Deutsche Telekom’s TV business. “Bavaria Fiction