“The recognition of the Trappists is worth more than everything else.” Omar Sy lent his name to the cinema of his hometown Trappes, in Yvelines. During work, the municipality chose to remove that of Jean Renoir from the facade to replace it with the Caesarized actor. News which delighted the main concerned and the locals, even if this initiative earned him some criticism on social networks. News that comes especially in the middle of a whirlwind of some good announcements.

Two days earlier, the comedian announced the publication of his book “Come on, let’s talk”. A book which transcribes hours of conversations between Elsa Vigoureux, senior reporter for the Obs, and Omar Sy. Family, love, cinema, and the life that the interpreter of Lupine lives are at the heart of this work. Since then, independently, everything has come together.

On Monday, the Frenchman, of Senegalese and Mauritanian origin, was announced to the jury of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which begins on May 14. He will therefore have to, alongside Ebru Ceylan, Lily Gladstone, Eva Green, Nadine Labaki, Juan Antonio Bayona, Pierfrancesco Favino, Kore-eda Hirokazu, and President Greta Gerwig, designate the successor of Anatomy of a Fall for the Palme gold of this edition. The opening of the ceremony, presented by Camille Cottin, will kick off the show with the film The Second Act by Quentin Dupieux.

Last announcement, and not the least, Omar Sy enters with Beyoncé, Mylène Farmer and Virginie Efira in the Petit Larousse edition 2025. His definition is written: “First author and performer of comic sketches on television, he then established himself as a powerful actor and led a dual French and American career (Intouchables, O. Nakache and É. Toledano, 2011; Jurassic World, C. Trevorrow, 2015; Police, A. Fontaine, 2020; Lupine, television series created by G. Kay and F. Uzan, 2021-2023; Tirailleurs, M. Vadepied, 2022) » The one who began his career at Canal also launched a production house called Carrousel studios in co-foundation with Louis Leterrier and Thomas Benski.