Between the doctor and Celine Dion

Between the doctor and Celine Dion

Ten years after leaving Montreal for Paris, Jennie-Anne Walker has carved out an enviable place for herself in France. The new recruit of the show It will not come out from here is currently continuing a tour of previews of a certain film by Valérie Lemercier inspired by Celine Dion.

Those who follow the career of Marc Labrèche will recognize the face of Jennie-Anne Walker, since she played in Les bobos and in 3600 seconds of ecstasy . When she was making a career in Quebec, she also appeared in the credits of Tout sur moi , Les boys and L'auberge du chien noir .

In 2010, she gave up everything to join her lover in France. Today they are married and the parents of a four-year-old boy.

In a telephone interview with Le Journal , Jennie-Anne Walker recounts her first years in France, teaching improvisation in Trappes, in the suburbs of Paris. Then his three seasons in Hero Corp , a TV series combining fantasy and humor.

“When I moved, I didn't have a career plan. It was hard at first, but now I realize it's the best gift I could give myself. I am happy. I work a lot. ”

“A tribute to Céline”

After six months of inactivity due to the coronavirus, Jennie-Anne Walker recently took over the collar. For the past few days, she has been accompanying director and actress Valérie Lemercier in several cinemas across France to present Aline , this highly anticipated feature film inspired by Céline Dion's career. In total, the tandem will visit 40 cities before the film's release, scheduled for November 18 in France. Jennie-Anne Walker plays a Quebec TV host.

The first reactions seem positive, if one relies on the French regional media. “It's the great Valérie Lemercier, a woman for whom I have a lot of admiration,” says Jennie-Anne Walker. What she offers is a super beautiful love story. It really is a tribute to Celine. ”

The actress does not say more. She knows how impatient Quebeckers are to see the end result. “Céline, in Quebec, it's like the Eiffel Tower in France! ”

On TV

In October, Jennie-Anne Walker will be back on the recording set of It won't come out from here , a France 2 talk show (which can be seen in Quebec on TV5) in which the doctor Michel Cymes receives personalities in consultation. She plays her assistant there, a role akin to the king's madman in Everybody Talks About It .

“I come to punctuate the program, summarizes the main interested party. I must be funny, but caring. ”

The student in the theater option at Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe won this contract last year. The authors of the show had seen on stage in dinner Joan Bellviure an improvised piece that harvest a great success.

She immediately felt good about her new TV team. “Michel, he's a very nice person. He gave me a great place. He immediately took me by the hand. ”

To watch on Friday

THE MANIC

Documentary focusing on the Manic GT car, the only mass-produced Quebec vehicle, which had a very short life in the late 1960s and early 1970s. A look back at the ambitious project signed Jacques About with images of prototypes that remain dreams.

Anytime on Club illico

THE BEAUTIFUL POISONER

Quebec drama comedy carried by Maxime Denommée and Isabelle Blais in which the life of a young man changes completely after his meeting with a mysterious woman who makes his heart beat faster. Murder and heavy secrets enrich his vocabulary and turn his daily life upside down.

Vrak / 10 h

SINGLES IN BOUTTE

Five young single women from here embark on the search for love with all the obstacles that encounters in 2020. Marie C.'s first supper takes a bad turn, while Marie G.'s date is synonymous with great confidence. Beginning of the documentary series.

Canal Vie / 7 p.m.

YÉTI, ARE YOU THERE?

Seriously, researchers have seen fit to follow in the footsteps of the yeti, this half-ape, half-man mythical creature that still fascinates. Launched on a quest, the Danes and the British search for it in Asia while the Swiss take a scientific interest in its fur.

Planet + / 9 p.m.

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