Netflix: Laurent Lafitte is stunning as Bernard Tapie in the first photo of the series

The Netflix platform has unveiled a first image of its new original series “Wonderman”, which will see Laurent Lafitte lend his features to businessman Bernard Tapie. AGENCY / BESTIMAGE The life of businessman Bernard Tapie, who died on October 3, will be the subject of a series on Netflix! The former president of Olympique de Marseille and Minister of the City under François Mitterrand will indeed be camped by Laurent Lafitte in Wonderman, developed by Tristan Séguéla (16 years old or almost) and Olivier Demangel (Baron Noir), including a first image just revealed by Netflix. Laurent Lafitte is Bernard Tapie. The series on the businessman who was also a singer, minister, president of OM… is currently being filmed! — Netflix France (@NetflixFR) April 21, 2022 Announced in June 2021, the project had not however been dubbed by Bernard Tapie, notably unhappy at not having been consulted on the choice of actor who will play him on screen. Remember that the title of the series plays both on the personality of the businessman (“Wonderman”, which could be translated as “the man who performs miracles”) and on the name of the Wonder company, bought for a symbolic franc by the latter, to be resold for 470 million francs four years later). In addition to Laurent Lafitte in the title role, the series will bring together a cast composed of Joséphine Japy in the role of Dominique Tapie, his wife, but also Fabrice Luchini, Patrick d’Assumçao or even Sarah Suco in roles for the moment unknown. Currently filming, the biographical series will soon be available exclusively on Netflix.