Carlos Ghosn and his wife Carole will participate in a documentary and a mini-series on the former CEO of Renault-Nissan, the French (Alef One) and Saudi (MBC) producers announced on Monday who want to develop this dual project.
French production company Alef One, co-founded by host and producer Arthur and producer Nora Melhli, and MBC Studios, a subsidiary of Saudi television group MBC, unveiled an exclusive partnership on Monday for this documentary and mini-series , about the fallen auto industry tycoon. Directed by Nora Melhli ("The Villemin Affair", "Riviera", "Les Médicis" ...), "the two productions will include exclusive contributions from Carlos and Carole Ghosn", assured the partners of this Franco-Saudi tandem .
"With world-renowned creative teams, the documentary and miniseries will tell the story of Carlos Ghosn's journey, from his status as one of the most powerful bosses in the automotive industry to that of Japan's most wanted fugitive since his flight. for Lebanon, his current place of residence, "added the producers. The project is already well advanced since the filming of the documentary started "on September 19 in Beirut and will continue until the end of the year, in France, Japan and the United States", according to the press release.
The 45-minute three-part documentary has been entrusted to British director Nick Green ("House of Assad"), and it "will be fueled by exclusive interviews with Carlos and Carole Ghosn", and other key witnesses. The mini-series (6 episodes of one hour), for its part, will be based on a scenario piloted by Mark Goffmann ("The West Wing", "Sleepy Hollow" ...). And its shooting will take place in 2021 under the aegis of the Franco-Swedish director Charlotte Brändström ("The Outsider", "Conspiracy of Silence", "Away").