The 10 series of the most appealing of the summer of 2017
2 – The Mist
Already brilliantly adapted by Frank Darabont for the film in 2007, The Mist, the new cult of Stephen King offers this time an adaptation for tv. If the characters change, the plot of departure remains the same : a mist weird is beating down on a small town in Maine. Stuck in various places of the city, people will gradually realize that monsters lurk in the mist. What completely lose her composure… The perfect range for the followers of strong sensations. It should be noted that Stephen King will be very present on tv this summer, since his book Mr. Mercedes has also been adapted into a series. The beginning of broadcast in the month of August in the United States.
Since June 22, on Spike. A new series in France, of 10 episodes, with Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Frances Conroy…
The Mist, trailer
3 – GLOW
Hollywood, mid-80’s. Girls who dream of glory and gratitude are hired to take part in a show wrestling female. Jewel serial signed Netflix, GLOW is an ode to sisterhood, to the sequins and lycra. A dramédie girl power that sends produced by Jenji Kohan, creator of Orange is the New Black, and worn by the great Alison Brie (Community, Mad Men).
Since the 23rd of June on Netflix, 10 episodes, with Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Britney Young…
4 – Flowers
Black comedy, fairytale melancholy, ode to sadness, Flowers is all that. Originally broadcast in England in 2016, this beautiful series british finally lands at the French television. It follows the daily lives of the Flowers family, a crank and a crackpot installed in an austere English countryside. The father, author of books for children, comes to miss his suicide. The mother, teacher of music, is clearly in need of affection. And the children, twins of 25 years, are in love with the same girl and seem to have trouble getting out of the teens. A series of whimsical and devilishly original to enjoy on a hot weather.
Since the 3 July on Canal+ Series, 6 episodes, with Olivia Colman, Julian Barratt, Will Sharpe…
5 – Snowfall
If GLOW portrays the 80’s in all that they have fun and decadent, Snowfall rather show the dark side of that decade. It is thereby propelled in Los Angeles at the time where the cocaine explodes. The fates of the various protagonists will then be crossed : a little street dealer, the daughter of a baron of the drug, criminals, unfriendly, and of course, a CIA agent determined to dismantle all that traffic. Created by John Singleton, director of the film boyz’n the Hood, Snowfall is already announced as the worthy successor of the masterpiece The Wire. A must see if the series delivers on its promise.
From July 5 on FX. A new series in France, of 10 episodes, with Damson Idris, Emily Rios, Sergio Peris-Mencheta…
6 – The Bold Type
Attention, guilty pleasure in the view. Advertised as a mix between Sex and the City and Gossip Girl, The Bold Type leads the viewer into the scenes of Scarlet, a women’s magazine, freely inspired by Cosmopolitan. At the heart of this plot strong in sequins and haute couture clothes, three girlfriends, temperaments very different but support each other at all costs. If the trailer promises stories somewhat far-fetched, the next girl power assumed attracts our attention. To see that Freeform (the string to which it must Pretty Little Liars) is going to do any of it.
From 11 July on Freeform. Series unreleased in France, the number of episodes unknown, with Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy…
The Bold Type, trailer
7 – Ozark
Be an ordinary family, it is overdone, ask Walter White. In Ozark, a financial advisor is forced to leave Chicago for a backwater of the Missouri. Bringing with him wife and children, the gentleman in question is primarily trying to escape the drug cartel mexican for whom he was laundering money. Well, of course, recover his health and a name is not going to be so simple. Co-written and directed by Jason Bateman – who is also the first role – this new generation Netflix seems to be oscillating between family drama and thriller breathless. Fans of Bloodline should appreciate.
From 21 July on Netflix, 10 episodes, with Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner…
8 – Room 104
This is probably the most intriguing of this summer. Series of anthology in the way of American Horror Story, Room 104 does will tell not a story per season, but a story per episode. The only common point of all these intrigues ? The chamber 104 of an american hotel. Created by brothers Mark and Jay Duplass (who had already created together Togetherness), this new series HBO has decided to dare to try everything. Not only the protagonists change with each episode, but the chamber 104 will pass through numerous times. Recently unveiled, the trailer is totally mouth-watering.
From 29 July on OCS City (US+24), 12 episodes, with Mae Whitman, Amy Landecker, Spencer Garrett…
Room 104, trailer
9 – The Sinner
Ten years after the arrest of Seven at home, Jessica Biel made his return to television. Finished the good feelings, in The Sinner the actress lends her traits to Cora, a young mother who commits one day a act extremely violent. Sent to prison, she is unable to explain what pushed him to commit this crime. Enters the scene, an investigator (Bill Pullman) who will do everything to understand how it got there. For this, a journey into the memories embedded and the unconscious Cora is going to win. Adapted from the best-selling book of the same name by the author German Petra Hammesfahr, this psychological thriller may well keep us in suspense until the start of the year.
From 9 August on the USA Network. A new series in France, 8 episodes, with Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott…
The Sinner, trailer
10 – The Defenders
The blockbuster summer of Netflix, no doubt. The Defenders will unite on-screen Jessica Jones, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Iron Fist, the four super-hero Marvel already present on the platform SVoD in their respective series. The basic storyline is simple : to protect New York from a threat that exceeds, the heroes will be forced to unite. As with the Avengers, the idea is to demonstrate that there is more strong more, even when it is with personalities diametrically opposed. The beginning of hostilities in mid-August for us to pass the end of the holiday smoothly.
From the 18th of August on Netflix, 8 episodes, with Krysten Ritter, Charlie Cox, Mike Colter, Finn Jones…