François Hollande and Julie Gayet, reunited in a film: their amazing adventure

François Hollande has more than one string to his bow, especially when encouraged by his wife, Julie Gayet. Invited to the Angoulême film festival on August 26, the couple made a surprising announcement...

  François Hollande and Julie Gayet, reunited in a film: their amazing adventure

An unmissable event for French cinema and its aficionados, the Angoulême Francophone Film Festival was in full swing from August 23 to 28, 2022. Among the prestigious guests of this fifteenth edition, François Hollande and Julie Pretty . The former President of the Republic and the actress are inseparable and are preparing to share professional experience in the actress' favorite field, the seventh art .

François Hollande lends his voice to a cartoon character

Francois Hollande took advantage of his trip to Charente to announce to the regional media The Free Charente that he had recently agreed to lend his voice to a cartoon character. He finally consented to participate in the project of his friend, the designer Jul (not to be confused with the famous rapper). Thus, Emmanuel Macron's predecessor will lend his voice to one of the heroes of the designer's very first feature film, Silex and the City , which will air in 2023 on Art . An adaptation of his famous series, consisting of five seasons, which bears the same name.

'I have known Jul for a long time, he is a very great author and he asked me to do a voice for him for a few minutes' , confided François Hollande to the journalists of The Free Charente . Before continuing: 'He had already asked me for several years and I declined, because it was not the time' .

To begin this new adventure, the former President will be able to count on the unwavering support of his wife, who will also lend her voice to one of the characters. 'With Julie Gayet we have therefore made a voice that you will discover in the new season of Jul's series on Arte' , explained the politician.

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François Hollande, 'an insane actor'

Questioned by the same newspaper, Jul described François Hollande as a 'crazy comedian' . 'There are people who are more or less gifted' , did he declare. Before continuing : “He is an insane actor. He was crazy, super funny” . And to end: 'He opens the film, and we find him throughout' . Regarding the rest of the cast, it is just as impressive. In particular, we should find the voices of Guillaume Galienne, Léa Drucker and Bruno Solo, but also those of Amélie Nothomb, Frédéric Beigbeder, Augustin Trapenard, Léa Salamé, and even that of Stéphane Bern .