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Omar Sy: the second favorite personality for the French

The French actor of Senegalese origin, Omar Sy, seduced the French televiewers during the year 2014. He is ranked the second Favorite personality for the French behind Jean-Jacques Goldman, holder of the title four years ago. The star of the movie, “Untouchables“, is selected first by the young boy from 15 to 24 years old.

By embodying the mutant Bishop in “X-men“, Omar Sy can boast himself to have played in one of the extremely expensive movies of Hollywood. The production budget amounts to 200 million euros and the shooting involved 15000 characters. This successful first attempt by the actor of Senegalese origin will make of him one of the actors preferred by the French people.

Le Figaro magazine announces Omar Sy in “Jurassic World“, a movie which release is planned for 2015. “Good People” is the third American movie in which, the companion Jamel Debbouze played.

The story of this last movie takes place in London where an American couple, Anna (Kate Hudson) and Tom Reed (James Franco) lives. They find themselves covered with debt, but chance seems to smile to them when their neighbor tenant dies by leaving the phenomenal amount of 200.000 pounds in cash. It is at that time troubles comes down their way, reports Le Figaro.

At Cannes where the first images of “Samba” were shown, we could see Omar Sy this time in the role of a Senegalese homeless person who fights to settle his situation. Far from the funny movies to which he is accustomed, the actor showed that he can find out his way in a relation with a woman, Charlotte. The latter is will help him to find solutions to his immigrationg problems.

 

Original text by: Roger ADZAFO

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