Unit 42

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Unit 42
FrenchUnité 42
GenreCrime drama
Created byJulie Bertrand
Annie Carels
Charlotte Joulia
Screenplay byCharlotte Joulia, Julie Bertrand, Sammy Fransquet, Annie Carels, Anne-Charlotte Kassab
StarringPatrick Ridremont
Constance Gay
Composer(s)Michel Duprez and Thierry Plas
Country of origin Belgium
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time52 minutes
Production company(s)Left Field Ventures
RTBF
Release
Original networkLa Une, Netflix
Original releaseNovember 19, 2017 (2017-11-19) –
present
External links
Website

Unit 42 (original title: Unité 42) is a Belgian television series written by Julie Bertrand, Annie Carels and Charlotte Joulia. It premiered in Belgium on La Une on 19 November 2017, and it was released worldwide on Netflix on 14 June 2019.[1][2]

After The Break and Public Enemy, Unit 42 came out of the second joint call for projects between RTBF and the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

Synopsis[edit]

A police unit fights against new forms of cybercrime. Members include:

  • Billie, a hacker, code: “Th3m1s”;
  • Sam, a widowed family man;
  • Nassim;
  • Bob;
  • and Alice, a deaf Pathologist.

Cast[edit]

Production information[edit]

  • Original title: Unité 42
  • Director: Indra Siera (4 episodes), Roel Mondelaers (3 episodes), Hendrik Moonen (3 episodes)
  • Screenplay: Charlotte Joulia, Julie Bertrand, Annie Carels, Sammy Fransquet and Anne-Charlotte Kassab
  • Costumes: Vanessa Evrard
  • Photography: Sander Vandenbroucke
  • Editing: Marc de Coster, Philippe Ravoet and Steven Sanders
  • Makeup: Elodie Lienard, Juan-Carlos Salazar, Valérie Tomasi
  • Special Effects Makeup: Lionel Lê
  • Music: Michel Duprez and Thierry Plas
  • Producers: John Engel, Christelle Mahy and Marie Queffeulou
  • Production company: Left Field Ventures, RTBF
  • Country of origin:  Belgium
  • Original language: French
  • Genre: Crime drama, thriller
  • Duration: 52 minutes
  • Release dates:

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

# Name Originally Aired
1 Face to Face 19 November 2017
2 Of Faith and Law 19 November 2017
3 Avatar 26 November 2017
4 Blood and Virtue 26 November 2017
5 Live Memory 3 December 2017
6 Helpful Votes 3 December 2017
7 Connected 10 December 2017
8 An Eye for an Eye 10 December 2017
9 Standby Mode 17 December 2017
10 Reboot 17 December 2017

Season 2 (2019)[edit]

A second series was confirmed by the RTBF on 22 December 2017.[3][4] Filming has begun on the 10-episode second season,[5][6] which is expected to premiere in October 2019[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Unité 42", la nouvelle série de la RTBF, intéresse déjà France Télévisions". sudinfo.be. September 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Netflix's 'Unit 42' soars on the chemistry of its unlikely lead partners". The Daily Dot. June 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Unité 42 as On vous dit tout sur la saison 2 !". RTBF TV (in French). 2017-12-18. Retrieved 2019-01-12.
  4. ^ "Making of as plongée dans les coulisses d'Unité 42". RTBF TV (in French). 2017-12-22. Retrieved 2019-01-12.
  5. ^ ""Unité 42", débarque sur Netflix". www.cinetelerevue.be (in French). Retrieved 2019-06-16.
  6. ^ "Unité 42 - JOUR 1". Facebook (in French). 2019-01-21. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  7. ^ "Unité 42, saison 2". screen.brussels (in French). 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2019-02-02.

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