The streaming platform also offers a VOD library and seven linear channels. He also shoots his own films and series. According to Ladislav Řeháček, vice president of Canal+ for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the service does not want to compete with Netflix or other similar channels. “We want to offer a combination that will be attractive to the viewer,” he said. According to him, Canal+ content is now available to users in their own application, regardless of which TV service provider they use.
On Thursday, May 11, the platform will present the Czechoslovak premiere of the Django series starring Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts on the Canal+ Action program, which will be available in the app from May 4.
The ten-part series is loosely inspired by the 1966 Italian western of the same name by director Sergio Corbucci, which made Franco Nero famous and was also the inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. Django is directed by Francesca Comencini (Gomorrah), David Evans (Downtown Manor) and Enrico Maria Artale (Romulus).
Canal+ has already launched the co-produced series Planeta Single: Eight stories about online dating. Each episode of the film series treated the theme of love in the modern world through the eyes of a different director. Filming took place in Poland, Austria, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic. The first episode of Listen, love starring Zdenek Piškula was filmed in Prague.
The first planned project of the station’s own production is the six-part miniseries Daughter of the Nation according to the fate of Zdenka Havlíčková, daughter of Karel Havlíček Borovský. Zdeňka Havlíčková will be played by Antonie Formanová.
In addition to its own production, the platform also uses, for example, programs from the distribution companies Paramount, Bontonfilm, Freemantle Media and SPI International.
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