Canal+, Studiocanal, and Quebecor Content are going to team up to produce the first drama series of Xavier Dolan titled, The Night Logan Woke Up. The psychological thriller is going to chart the story of three friends whose lives are shattered after one of them rapes someone.
The drama consisting of a total of five episodes, which is due to start production in the month of March of the year 2021, will be airing as a Quebecor Content and Canal+ Original in the year 2022. Also, the international distribution rights of the project will be handled by Studiocanal.
Harry Grivakis and Javi Hernandez of VVS Films brokered the deals on behalf of the filmmakers and will be serving as the executive producers of the show.
The Night Logan Woke Up: All Updates About Xavier Dolan’s Drama Series
The series will be staring original members of the cast from the play of the year 2019 including Lepine Blondeau, Julie Le Breton, Patrick Hivon, and Eric Bruneau, along with Julianne Cote, and Xavier Dolan.
The Executive Managing Director TV Series at Studiocanal, Francoise Guyonnet said that they are truly honored to be able to offer their partners the very first drama series by one of the best modern filmmakers of the world, Xavier Dolan.
He tells deeply human stories along with a unique voice, and he has the ability to create real relationships on screen. Alongside Quebecor Content and Canal+ Creation Originale, they are proud to bring this prestigious, new series to viewers throughout the world.
Dolan, Cannes favorite is very well known on the festival circuit for the movies including It’s Only The End Of The World and Mommy.
As per the information that has been revealed, the series mixes humor, horror, and drama, and takes place in the early 1990s, and follows Mimi and Jules, her brother who are best friends with Logan.
The guys are on the baseball team and have just won the regional championship while she dreams of a life in the theatre.
Dolan recently played a short role in the horror film, It Chapter Two, where he played the role of a victim of a hate crime, Adrian Mellon.