“What an adventure!”: with one million admissions in four days, the film “The Count of Monte Cristo” is set to become one of the biggest successes of Pierre Niney’s career

The blockbuster starring Pierre Niney has already passed the million admissions mark.

The new adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ novel was released in theaters last Friday. In four days, The film has already exceeded one million admissionsOn the day of its release, it had already accumulated 125,000 admissions.

“What an adventure !”

“1,000,000 entries in four and a half days! What an adventure,” said actor Pierre Niney on X this Wednesday. With a million entries in “only” four daysthe 35-year-old actor has scored a new success. It could be that this feature film becomes one of the biggest successes of the French filmmaker. Four of the films where he played have already passed this threshold : 20 years apart, OSS 117 3notably Yves Saint Laurent which holds the palm of the number of entries with 1,6 million.

This summer blockbuster is yet another and new adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas (written in collaboration with Auguste Maquet), published in serial form in 1844. This novel traces the life of Edmond Dantès, victim of a conspiracy and arrested for a crime he did not commit. Imprisoned in the dungeons of the Château d’If for 14 yearshe manages to escape and returns under the identity of Monte-Cristo, who has become immensely rich thanks to the secret of Abbé Faria, to take revenge on the men who betrayed him.

Directed by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière (First name), The film boasts a choice cast with Anamaria Vartolomei (The event)Patrick Mille (The three Musketeers)Bastien Bouillon (The night of the 12th)Anaïs Demoustier and Laurent Lafitte.

The actor is already a hit in another film

The Count of Monte Cristo is not the only poster where Pierre Niney is a hit. The actor lent his voice to the character of Peur in Vice-Versa 2the sequel to the popular Pixar animated film that has already surpassed the two million entriess.



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