'Family Business' season 1: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything else about Netflix's comedy series about marijuana

The six-part Netflix series follows an entrepreneur down on his luck who hopes to open his country's first marijuana cafe but when he mixes family and friends into the picture the concoction ends up hilariously wrong.

                            'Family Business' season 1: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, and everything else about Netflix's comedy series about marijuana

After 'Marseille', and 'The Hook Up Plan', Netflix is not here to play games. The streaming service is all set to release the French comedy 'Family Business' and it looks like all shades of hilarious. 

Gérard Darmon and Jonathan Cohen star as a bickering father-son duo, alongside Julia Piaton and Liliane Rovère in the Igor Gotesman-directed 'Family Business' – a French comedy about a would-be entrepreneur who wants to open the country's first marijuana cafe. The six episodes of the first season will come to Netflix on June 27, 2019.

Release date

The French series will be available to stream on Netflix from June 27, 2019. 


According to the official synopsis of the show, 'Family Business' is a French series following "the 35-year-old Joseph (played by Jonathan Cohen), who can think of a million businesses he could launch even if he still works as a kosher butcher in his father’s shop (played by Gérard Darmon). When he hears that weed is about to be legalized ‘for sure’, he has an epiphany. His killer plan is to turn the family butcher shop into a ‘potcher’ shop, with the help of his family and friends.



Jonathan Cohen as Joseph 

Jonathan Cohen as Joseph in 'Family Business) (Image courtesy: Netflix)

French actor Jonathan Cohen is set to play the role of 35-year-old Joseph, who gets the idea to convert his father's butcher shop into a marijuana cafe. Cohen is known for his work in 'Les invincibles', 'MILF', 'The Village of Shadows' and 'Budapest'.

Gérard Darmon as Joseph's father 

Gerard Darmon attends the screening of "Les Plus Belles Annees D'Une Vie" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Getty Images)

Gérard Darmon is a French actor best known for his work in 'Passport', 'Betty Blue', 'The Good Thief', and 'Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra'.



You can watch the trailer for the first season of 'Family Business' here:


Starring Jonathan Cohen, Gérard Darmon, and Julia Piaton, 'Family Business' is a dark comedy that follows a family and their tryst with building a marijuana cafe. 

Where to watch

'Family Business' will be coming to Netflix on June 27, 2019. 

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