British-Australian born Jamaican director-producer Stephen Hopkins directed the upcoming English-French TV series ‘Liaison’. The plot revolves around a contemporary thriller that unfolds in multi-layered and unpredictable actions navigating political and espionage intrigues that affect a passionate love story.

It follows from this how mistakes of the past can change and ruin the future. Although, the names of the characters haven’t been revealed yet, the cast members have already been announced.

When Will The First Season Of ‘Connection’ Release?

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The series was first announced in June 2021 by Apple TV+. It is the platform’s first Anglo-French production. Virginie Brac wrote the script for the series with Gub Neal, Jean Benoit Gillig, Sarada McDermott, Ed Barlow, Justin Thomson, Eric Jollant, Joanie Blaikie serving as executive producers.

Director Stephen Hopkins also executive produced the series. Vincent Cassel and Eva Green were announced as main cast members in June 2021.

English actors Daniel Francis, Peter Mullan, Bukky Bakray and French actors Gérard Lanvin, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Stanislas Merhar, Laëtitia Eïdo, Thierry Frémont, Eriq Ebouaney have also joined the cast of the upcoming series.

Principal photography began in June 2021 in London. The series is scheduled to be released on February 24, 2023 on Apple TV+.

Cast Members of the Next ‘Connection’ Series:

Vincent Cassel-
Vincent Cassel

French actor Vincent Cassel will be one of the primary cast members of the upcoming series. His films include the 1995 French crime film ‘No Haine‘ in which he played the role of Vinz and was nominated for the César Award for Best Actor and Most Promising Actor.

In the same year he also starred as Camille Desmoulins in James Ivory’s historical drama film ‘Jefferson in Paris‘. In 1998 Cassel was cast as Henry, Duke of Anjou in Shekhar Kapur’s nominated biographical period drama ‘Elizabeth’.

The following year he starred as Gilles de Rais in the English-language French historical epic drama film.The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc‘. He also starred in the erotic comedy thriller ‘Birthday Girl“as Alexei in 2001. In the same year he also took part in the French film”Read My Lips‘ as Paul which earned him another César Award nomination for Best Actor.

For the 2008 two-part French biographical crime film ‘Mesrine’, Cassel portrayed the titular real-life French criminal Jacques Mesrine which earned him a number of accolades. In the popular American psychological horror film ‘Black Swan‘, Cassel played Thomas Leroy in 2010.

His other nominated film credits include ‘Partisan’, ‘My King’, ‘It’s Only the End of the World’, ‘The Specials’ etc. Cassel also gave voice to a number of animated films such as ‘Shrek’, ‘Ice’. Age’, ‘Robots’, ‘Ice Age: The Meltdown’, ‘Lascars’, ‘Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs’, ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’, ‘The Little Prince’, ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ .

Eva Green-
Eva Green

French actress and model Eva Green is the other main cast member of the upcoming series. In the 2011 historical fantasy drama series ‘CamelotGreen worked as part of the group cast playing Morgan Pendragon.

From 2014 to 2016 she was cast as Venessa Ives in the horror drama series ‘Penny Dreadful‘. Then in 2020 she took part in the role of Lydia Wells in the drama miniseries ‘The Luminaries’. Green’s film credits are ‘Kingdom of Heaven’, ‘Casino Royale’, ‘The Golden Compass’, ‘Dark Shadows’, ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘, ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ etc.

Peter Mullan-
Peter Mullan

Scottish actor and film producer Peter Mullan she will also appear as a protagonist in the upcoming television series. His film credits include ‘Riff Raff’, ‘Trainspotting’, ‘My name is Joe‘,’Miss Julie‘, ‘Ordinary Decent Criminal’, ‘The Request’, ‘Session 9‘, ‘The Magdalene Sisters’, ‘Young Adam’, ‘Criminals’, ‘The Last Legion’, ‘Tyrannosaur’, ‘Sunshine on Leith’, ‘Tommy’s Honour’, ‘The Vanishing’ etc.

Mullan has starred in other television series including ‘The Trial of Tony Blair’, ‘The Fixer’, ‘Top of the Lake’, ‘Olive Kitteridge’, ‘Mum’, ‘Ozark‘, ‘Gunpowder’, ‘Westworld‘,’Cursed‘, ‘The Underground Railroad’, ‘Northern Water’, ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Poweretc.

For his role in ‘Top of the Lake’, Mullan was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

Daniel Francis-
Daniel Francis
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British actor Daniel Francis she will appear as a character named Albert Onwori in the upcoming series. His other television credits include ‘Homefront‘, ‘Once Upon a Time’, ‘Stay Close’ etc. Francis is also set to star in two more bedside series ‘Liaison’ which are ‘The Wheel of Time‘and’Bridgerton‘.

Gérard Lanvin-
Gérard Lanvin
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César Award-winning French actor Gérard Lanvin is another cast member of the upcoming series. In the 1994 French drama film ‘The Favorite Son’ he played Jean-Paul Mantegna for which he won the César Award for Best Actor.