‘Emily in Paris’ Creator Says Emily Will Assimilate More to French Culture in Season 2

  • Variety
‘Emily in Paris’ Creator Says Emily Will Assimilate More to French Culture in Season 2
Emily in Paris” became Netflix’s biggest comedy series of the year, with 58 million households sampling the freshman series during the first month of its debut in 2020.

But, despite the popularity, the show was also met with critique for its handling of French culture, with some saying the series showcases a glamorized view of Paris through an American girl’s eyes. Well, according to show creator Darren Star, that’s the point.

“For me, it’s the evolution of the character. I think when someone goes to Paris for the first time, they are overwhelmed by the beauty of the city and that’s what they’re seeing,” Star tells Variety. “I think, perhaps, a lot of viewers who lived in Paris for a long time didn’t quite understand that this was through the lens of a character who was experiencing the city for the first time. That’s
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