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Fiasco: Release Date, Plot, Cast, and More About Netflix’s Upcoming French Series

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Directed by Igor Gotesman, and co-created by Pierre Niney, Fiasco is an upcoming French comedy series that will leave you clutching your stomach with laughter. There’s plenty to look forward to when it comes to Fiasco, and we aren’t just talking about the set of talented French actors and actresses who star in this comedy.

If you are well-versed in French cinema and TV shows, then there’s no doubt that Fiasco is right up your alley, and we’re here to tell you all about it. So, make sure you stick around until the very end to learn everything you need to know about Fiasco, from the plot to the cast and much more.

What is the Plot of Fiasco?

The limited comedy series follows aspiring director Raphaël Valande as he embarks on his first feature film to pay tribute to his heroic grandmother, a resistance fighter and war hero. However, his dream quickly unravels as someone on set sabotages the production, leading to a series of mishaps and disasters that bring comedic chaos to the film set.

Netflix France has released the official trailer of the series, where you can catch a glimpse of the array of characters and a sliver of the comedy that will steal in the show in the upcoming series.

The Cast of Fiasco

The series Fiasco promises to make Netflix subscribers laugh thanks to the expert casting of experienced comedic actors. The cast includes a host of talented actors including Pierre Niney in the role of Raphaël Valande, Géraldine Nakache, Pascal Demolon, François Civil, Leslie Medina, Louise Coldefy, Djimo, Juliette Gasquet, Igor Gotesman, Marie-Christine Barrault, and Vincent Cassel. 

The Cast of Fiasco
Credit: YouTube/Netflix France

Igor Gotesman, in addition to being the director, wrote the screenplay for Fiasco in collaboration with Tonia Gotesman, Pierre Niney, and Nicolas Slomka, and will also be part of the series’ cast.

When and Where Can You Watch Fiasco?

On 27 October 2022, Pierre Niney took to his Instagram account to announce that he was writing, co-producing, and starring in a new comedy series directed by his friend Igor Gotesman. Netflix France confirmed on 24 February 2023, that the series Fiasco was in production, consisting of 7 episodes lasting 35 minutes each.

When and Where Can You Watch Fiasco?
Credit: YouTube/Netflix France

The series premiered at the Canneseries Festival on 8 April 2024 and will be officially released on Netflix on 30 April 2024, so it might be a good time to save the date!


If the trailer of this France series made you laugh, or the you were enamored by the cast, then Fiasco deserves a spot on your Netflix watchlist. Do let us know in the comments what your thoughts on the upcoming French comedy series are.

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