We’re getting the first look at Emily in Paris, Sex and the City creator Darren Star’s upcoming romantic comedy series starring Lily Collins, set for premiere October 2 on Netflix.
Written and executive produced by Star, in Emily in Paris, Emily (Collins) an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago, unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company — and she is tasked with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends, and navigating new romances.
Ashley Park and Philippine Leroy Beaulieu co-star along with Lucas Bravo, Samuel Arnold, Camille Razat and Bruno Gouery. Recurring cast includes Kate Walsh, William Abadie and Arnaud Viard.
The half-hour series, originally developed and greenlighted by Paramount Network, was picked up by Netflix in July, a deal that had been in the works for several months.
Emily in Paris is produced by Darren Star Productions, Jax Media and MTV Studios. In addition to Star, Tony Hernandez and Lilly Burns of Jax Media, and Andrew Fleming serve as executive producers with Lily Collins also serving as producer on the series. Zoe Cassavetes, Andrew Fleming and Peter Lauer direct with Star’s longtime collaborator Patricia Field consulting on costume design with Marylin Fitoussi.
Check out the teaser above.
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