Darren Star Gives Us The Scoop On ‘Emily In Paris’

Posted in Interviews, Netflix, TV, What's Streaming? by - September 30, 2020
Darren Star Gives Us The Scoop On ‘Emily In Paris’

Darren Star creator of some of the most successful TV series in history is back with yet another gem.

Emily in Paris, the upcoming romantic comedy series stars Lily Collins as Emily Cooper, an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago. She unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company. The company tasks her with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is full of intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends and navigating new romances.

Lily’s charm and determination will not disappoint viewers, who will watch her navigate this character with ease and expertise. Plus the fashions are trés magnifique – we would expect NOTHING less from a Darren Star creation!

The 10-episode half-hour filmed on location in Paris and throughout France, makes its debut on Friday October 2nd on Netflix.

Star, known for Sex and the City, Younger and Beverly Hills 90210 serves as creator, writer and executive producer.

The show also features Philippine Leroy Beaulieu (Call My Agent!), Lucas Bravo (Smart Ass), Samuel Arnold (Antony & Cleopatra), Camille Razat (The 15:17 to Paris) and Bruno Gouery (Doc Martin). Recurring cast includes Kate Walsh (The Umbrella Academy), William Abadie (Resident Evil: Extinction) and Arnaud Viard (Clara et Moi).

Bonnie Laufer spoke with Darren Star via Zoom to find out more about Emily In Paris and why he wanted Lily Collins to play the lead character. 


  • Release Date: 10/2/2020
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Bonnie is a 25-year broadcast entertainment reporter currently on CH Morning Live and on her YouTube channel. She's heard weekly on Sirius XM as on the Ward & Al Show. She's interviewed more than 20,000 celebs, including Angelina Jolie, Barbra Streisand, George Clooney, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey,
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