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Alain Chabat will adapt Asterix as an animated series for Netflix

Netflix, whose name could have become that of a character from the adventures of Asterix, associated with Éditions Albert René, will create a 3D animated series adapted from the Chiefs fight (1966), album inspired by the presidential campaign of 1965 and already adapted as an animated feature film (Asterix and the menhir blow). According to The Parisian, Alain Chabat, director ofAsterix and Obelix. Cleopatra Mission (2002) will sign the adaptation and the realization.



Reggae legend Bunny Wailer dies

Jamaican singer and percussionist Bunny Wailer died on March 2 at the age of 73. He was the last member of The Wailers trio, a group founded with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh that popularized reggae around the world. From their first title one Love at the end of the adventure, they made reggae a cultural movement registered with Unesco.



Resignation of an Amanda Gorman translator

Dutch writer Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, winner of Booker International in 2020, has given up on her translation of the work of black American poet Amanda Gorman, commissioned by a publisher, after an outcry on social media over the fact that a black translator had not been chosen. Activist Janice Deul described as“Incomprehensible »The choice of Rijneveld who is “White, non-binary (which is not defined in any gender, neither man nor woman, Editor’s note) and has no experience in this field ”. In France, a black translator was chosen, the Belgian-Congolese singer Marie-Pierra Kakoma, known by the stage name Lous and the Yakuza.


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