Mira is an American movie star disillusioned by her career and a recent breakup, who comes to France to star as “Irma Vep” in a remake of the French silent film classic, “Les Vampires.”
The new eight-episode limited drama series, Irma Vep, created, written and directed by Emmy nominee Olivier Assayas and starring Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander will premiere this week on BINGE and Fox Showcase.
Set against the backdrop of a lurid crime thriller, Mira struggles as the distinctions between herself and the character she plays begin to blur and merge.
In addition to Vikander as Mira, the cast includes Vincent Macaigne as René Vidal, Jeanne Balibar as Zoe, Devon Ross as Regina, Lars Eidinger as Gottfried, Vincent Lacoste as Edmond Lagrange, Nora Hamzawi as Carla, Adria Arjona as Laurie, Carrie Brownstein as Zelda, Tom Sturridge as Eamonn, Byron Bowers as Herman, Fala Chen as Cynthia Keng, Hippolyte Girardot as Robert Danjou, Alex Descas as Gregory Desormeaux and Antoine Reinartz as Jeremie.
Executive producers, Olivier Assayas, Alicia Vikander, Sylvie Barthet, Daniel Delume, Ravi Nandan, Hallie Sekoff, Kevin Turen, Stuart Manashil, Sam Levinson and Ashley Levinson.
Irma Vep premieres Tuesday 7th June on BINGE with new episodes added weekly
Episode One of Irma Vep premieres Wednesday 8th June at 8:30pm on Fox Showcase and Foxtel On Demand
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