Review: Lupin : Pop Culture Happy Hour Lupin is a smart and twisty French series that's new to Netflix. It's about a young Parisian man named Assane, played by Omar Sy, who molds his life on classic French tales about a fictional gentleman thief and master of disguise named Arsène Lupin.
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Oui, We Love 'Lupin'

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Oui, We Love 'Lupin'

Oui, We Love 'Lupin'

Oui, We Love 'Lupin'

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Omar Sy plays Assane Diop in Netflix's new French series Lupin. Emmanuel Guimier/Netflix hide caption

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Omar Sy plays Assane Diop in Netflix's new French series Lupin.

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Lupin is a smart and twisty French series that's new to Netflix. It's about a young Parisian man named Assane, played by Omar Sy, who molds his life on classic French tales about a fictional gentleman thief and master of disguise named Arsène Lupin. Assane is the son of a Sengalese immigrant who died after being accused of a crime, and we soon learn that what's really driving Assane's intricately plotted criminal adventures is a desire for revenge.

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