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! ”
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
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.