Netflix 'Lupin' Part 2 Full Cast List: Meet Omar Sy, Ludivine Sagnier and others from French thriller series
Netflix's 'Lupin' Part 2 also stars Shirine Boutella, Clotilde Hesme and Antoine Gouy in pivotal roles apart from the star Omar Sy
The gentleman thief Assane Diop (Omar Sy) is set to charm the audiences once again in ‘Lupin’ Part 2, and this time he is the most wanted man in entire France. Season 1 of the highly successful Netflix series was watched by over 70M viewers in the first 28 days of its release, making the show as popular as ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and ‘Bridgerton’.
Fans are excited to know that they did not have to wait longer for the second part to arrive on the streaming platform, meaning that they will finally get some answers about the first part’s cliffhanger ending.
Omar Sy will be back as the gentleman thief while Herve Pierre will reprise the role of the lawless businessman Hubert Pellegrini. All the other main characters will also be back for Part 2 and we will also have some fresh faces. So, let’s take a look at the star cast of ‘Lupin’ Part 2.
Omar Sy as Assane Diop
Omar needs no introduction. He has given many scintillating performances throughout his career that started almost two decades back. Born on January 20, 1978, the French actor began his career as a comedian and went on to create his own TV show called ‘Le Visiophon’. His professional acting career started in 2000 with the TV series ‘La cape et l'épée’ and made a lot of cameo appearances in different TV shows up until 2005. In 2006, he got his first major role in the feature film ‘Nos jours heureux’ and garnered a lot of praise for his acting. He won the Most Promising Actor accolade at the NRJ Cine Awards for his role in the film.
However, his moment of glory came in 2011 when he was cast in the award-winning movie ‘The Intouchables’. He portrayed the character of Bakary “Driss” Bassari in the movie and gained universal prominence through his acting skills. He became the first Black actor to win the Cesar Award for ‘The Intouchables’. Since then, he has played some prominent character in Hollywood movies such as ‘Inferno’, ‘Jurassic World’, ‘X-Men: Days of the Future Past’, ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ and ‘Soul’.
Ludivine Sagnier as Claire
Sagnier is undoubtedly one of the most prominent names in the French entertainment industry who has appeared on screen since 1989. She made her feature film debut at the age of nine in ‘Les Maris, Les Femmes, Les Amants’. Sagnier gained a lot of success after appearing in several TV movies and short films, but she was still looking for a role that would make her a worldwide star.
In 2002, she finally got the recognition that she deserved and was nominated for a Cesar Award for her role in the movie ‘8 Women’. She also won the European Film Award for Best Actress for her role. The year 2003 turned out to be massive for Sagnier as she would go on to share the screen with the legendary actress Charlotte Rampling in the movie ‘Swimming Pool’. Sagnier was once again nominated for a Cesar Award in the Supporting Actress category and became the face of the French movie industry. ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Love Songs’, ‘A Secret’, ‘The Young Pope’ and ‘The New Pope’ are some of the other high-end projects she has worked on.
Clotilde Hesme as Juliette Pellegrini
Born on July 20, 1979, Clotilde Hesme began her career by appearing in a short film called ‘Dieu, que la nature est bien faite!’ At the beginning of her career, she was cast in some supporting roles in feature films such as ‘Le Chignon d'Olga’, ‘Focus’ and ‘À ce soir’. In 2007, she earned her first Cesar Award nomination in the Most Promising Actress category for her role in the movie ‘Love Songs’. Four years later, she would finally get a chance to lay his hands on the Cesar Award for her impeccable acting in the movie ‘Angel & Tony’.
Herve Pierre as Hubert Pellegrini
French actor Herve Pierre is one of the most iconic artists in the history of world cinema. Starting his career as a stage actor, Pierre has worked in more than 40 prominent theater productions in his lifetime. He has played pivotal roles in productions like ‘Othello’, ‘Hamlet’, ‘Twelfth Night’, ‘The Birds’ and ‘The Tempest’.
Pierre made his television debut in 1982 with the TV movie ‘Edward II’. Meanwhile, his acting debut in movies came in the year 1995 in ‘The Horseman and the Roof’. Even after garnering worldwide success with his roles in movies and television shows, Pierre always came back to his roots and did a lot of stage plays. In 2011, he became the Knight of the French Legion of Honor, the highest French order of merit, both military and civil.
Shirine Boutella as Lieutenant Sofia Belkacem
Shirine Boutella is one of the newest names to enter the French entertainment industry. Before trying her luck in the field of acting, Shirine graced the internet with her presence through an active YouTube and Instagram account. She has more than 500,000 subscribers on the video-sharing platform, while her IG has over 2 million followers.
In 2019, Shirine appeared in the movie ‘Papicha’, which follows a student of fashion designing who resists religious extremism during the Algerian Civil War. Her sister, Sofia Boutella, is also an actress and has worked in various Hollywood films like ‘The Mummy’, ‘Atomic Blonde’, ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ and ‘Star Trek Beyond’.
Antoine Gouy as Benjamin Ferel
Antoine Gouy began his career in a series of short films before making his way to the world of television. He has appeared on several TV shows like ‘Cabaret’, ‘Rani’, ‘Fish’n Chips’ and ‘Templeton’ over the years and made a name for himself. He played one of the main characters in the critically-acclaimed French series ‘A Very Secret Service’ and earned a lot of praise for his comic timing.
Excited about ‘Lupin’ Part 2? Catch the enthralling series exclusively on Netflix on June 11.