Marseille rapper Soprano launches into cinema

The darling of Marseille has just started filming a film in his hometown. He will play the leading role in this comedy, that of a colorful tourist guide.

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France Télévisions – Culture Editorial

Published on 01/05/2024 10:17

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type="image/avif">>The rapper Soprano at the Cannes Séries festival in Cannes (France) on April 1, 2022. (SYSPEO / SIPA / SIPA)>>
The rapper Soprano at the Cannes Séries festival in Cannes (France) on April 1, 2022. (SYSPEO / SIPA / SIPA)

Marseille rapper Soprano is launching into cinema. The darling child of the Marseille city will play the main role in a family adventure comedy which has just started filming, the producers announced on Tuesday April 30. Marius and the guardians of the Phocaean city should be released in 2025.

Child of the neighborhoods” claimed, the 45-year-old rapper is very popular with young audiences and is one of the favorite personalities of the French – he has also entered the Grévin Museum.

In this film, Soprano plays the role of a self-appointed tour guide”King of Marseille“, “who carries his customers around in his panoramic bus“.”The day his vehicle breaks down, jeopardizing his small business, he meets three local kids who claim to be on the trail of treasure. Marius then finds himself engaged in a dangerous adventure“, summarizes the synopsis of this film which will be directed by Tony Datis.

Soprano, known for his many hits like Has a well, In fire, Musica Or No Me Mires Masmust release a new album on June 21, called Freedomin homage to a song by American producer Pharrell Williams.

In Marseille, he will also be the last bearer of the Olympic flame, which will arrive in the city on May 8, 2024. He will light the cauldron installed in front of the Vélodrome stadium on the evening of May 9. And then the evening of May 8, he will give a free concert in the Old Port with Alonzo, his sidekick from Psy4 de la Rime.

Many popular rap personalities have tried their hand at cinema, some having become regulars on sets like Joeystarr or more recently Sofiane Zermani, alias Fianso.

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