The first reviews for the second season of Netflix’s French mystery thriller Lupine have arrived. So far, the series, which released its second edition on Friday, has had a perfect 100 percent on the review aggregation site Rotten after six reviews. reaches tomatoes.
Created by George Kay and François Uzan, the show plays Omar Sy as the son of a Senegalese immigrant and a professional thief named Assane Diop. His father was charged with stealing a diamond chain and hanged in prison. Assane swears revenge on those responsible.
Brandon Katz of the Observer wrote in his review, “Lupine represents the kind of broad appeal story with boasting that the show would kill for.”
Suzi Feay of the Financial Times said Mamadou Haidara, as touching and mischievous as young Assane, has a wonderful sense of characteristics in embryonic form that can fully unfold in the magnificent mountain form of Omar Sy, who plays the adult version.
Dan Fienberg of the Hollywood Reporter said, “However, some imperfections do not detract from the appeal of Omar Sys star power, the healing escapism of the Parisian backdrops, or the satisfying drive of the show.”
Michael Hogan of the Radio Times said, “With its cinematic glitz and addicting thriller appeal, Lupine is the blockbuster addition to the cross-channel canon. Think Ocean’s Eleven meets Robin Hood. Luther with raised eyebrows and more beautiful fur. “
Ready Steady Cut says that while season two is more similar, “the only difference is that season 2 feels more personal, which benefits the story.”