The French film “How I became a superhero” is coming to Netflix in July 2021


How I became a superhero – Photo: Artémis Productions

Part of Netflix’s international releases in July 2021 will be supported by a French superhero film How I became a superhero which looks like a mix between The Incredibles, The boys, and Jupiter’s Legacy.

The film is adapted from the novel by Gérald Bronner and premiered at the Deauville Film Festival in September 2020. It was then sold to Netflix. How I became a superhero is set to arrive on Netflix globally on July 9, 2021.

It’s one of many high-profile superhero titles to come out of Europe for Netflix in recent times. Earlier this year, the Italian series Zero released with 8 episodes.


What is the plot of How I Became a Superhero?

Superheroes, now part of daily life in Paris, France, compete to become the most famous, sometimes at all costs. But when a dangerous new drug hits the streets of Paris, mortals suddenly develop their own superpowers. Aided by two former superheroes, Monte Carlo and Callista, it’s up to Parisian detectives Moreau and Schaltzmann to dismantle the nascent drug empire.

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Who are the actors How I Became a Superhero?

Here are the confirmed cast members of How I Became a Superhero:

Role Cast Member Where have I seen/heard them before?
Gary Moreau/Titan Pio Marmai I kissed a girl | Murphy’s Law | The first day of the rest of your life
callista Leila Bekhti Paris, I love you | A Prophet | Everything that shines
Lt. Schaltzmann Vimala Pons She | Log of Eden | wild boys
Monte Carlo Benoit Poelvoorde man bites a dog | The All New Testament | romantic anonymous
Naja Swann Arlaud bloody milk | By the Grace of God | Lazarus
alexander Mehdi Boudine wild | All About Mothers | The art of crime
A burned Jovani Noupinbon Positive
Firefighter Farid Afifi Fear on the lake | The Specials | Just to be sure

What is the running time of How I became a superhero?

The film has a confirmed runtime of 97 minutes.


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