HBO’s ‘Irma Vep’ starring Alicia Vikander debuts with a score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Irma Vep series is an adaptation of 1996’s Irma Vep film. The series is written and directed by French director Olivier Assayas. The series follows, Mira (Alicia Vikander) is an American movie star disillusioned by her career and recent breakup, who comes to France to star as Irma Vep in a remake of the French silent film classic, “Les Vampires.”
The series also stars Devon Ross, Byron Bowers, Tom Sturridge, Adria Arjona, Fala Chen, Carrie Brownstein, Lars Eidinger, Vincent Lacoste, and Vincent Macaigne as French director René. Watch the new trailer below.
Mira (Alicia Vikander) 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. 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. Irma Vep reveals to us the uncertain ground that lies at the border of fiction and reality, artifice and authenticity, art and life.
Irma Vep will premiere on HBO Max on June 6th, 2022.