“Under Paris” Trailer: A Deadly Shark Goes on a Killing Spree in Paris

Under Paris Trailer - Plot
Under Paris Trailer

Prominent French filmmaker Xavier Zens made a comeback with a new thriller, Under Paris, that portrays the story of a shark as it makes its way through the city’s rivers and sewers tormenting the citizens of Paris. Zen has previously directed shows such as Gangs of London and Crossing Lines. He also directed films like Frontier(s), Mayhem, The Divide, The Crucifixion that were tremendously successful. The film will be available on Netflix from June 5, 2024.

Diving Into the Trailer

A Scene from Movie 'Under Paris'
A Scene from Movie ‘Under Paris’

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Under Paris is set in the summer of 2024, where Paris is about to host its first World Triathlon Championships in the Seine river. A scientist named Sofia (Bérénice Bejo) learns from an environmentalist that a shark has been swimming into the heart of Paris. 

“If we don’t do anything, your PR operation could turn into a total bloodbath,” says a terrified Sofia to the team. In order to avoid a bloodbath in the Seine, she joins forces with Adil (Nassim Lyes), a police commander as they together find out ways to defeat the monstrous shark as it sets out to create mayhem in the capital city. 

The trailer defines that the movie is based on how a team of police force and scientists embarks on a mission to save Paris from the deadly trap of Shark that is lurking in the Seine for its next hunt.

Who Is in the Cast?

Under Paris is a French horror film that comes with an excellent star cast including Bérénice Bejo, Nassim Lyes, Anaïs Parello, Léa Léviant, Iñaki Lartigue and José Antonio Pedrosa Moreno. 

Bérénice Bejo portrays the role of Sophia who is a scientist. She is a French-Argentine actress best known for her roles as Peppy Miller in The Artist and Christiana in A Knight’s Tale. She was nominated for the Academy Award for her role in The Artist. 

Nassim Lyes is a French actor who is known for playing an undercover detective in the film, Mayhem. In Under Paris he essays the role of a Senior police commander, named Adil who helps Sophia to hunt down the shark. 

Anaïs Parello is a French-Spanish-American actor known for her roles in Parlement, Vortex, and Anthracite. She plays the character of Jade in the movie. 

Léa Léviant is a French actor. Her works include I Am Not an Easy Man (2018) and La nuit rebelle (2016).

Iñaki Lartigue, a French actor, who has worked for many film and television production houses. Some of his works include, Ammo (2022), Sharks and Les affaires sont les affaires (2022). 

José Antonio Pedrosa Moreno is also French. Cinco metros cuadrados (2011), Guasapp (2013) and Yo curro (2011) are some of his works. 

What to Expect?

“It will be carnage”. The 1.50 minutes long trailer of Under Paris promises to keep you glued to your seats. The film will take you through jaw-dropping scenes. Sharks have become a sub genre since they were introduced for the first time by Steveb Spielberg. From the 1975 film Jaws to the 2023 film Meg 2: The Trench many films left a lasting impact on the audience but the question here is will Under Paris be able to do so? 

As far as the plot is concerned, it is based more on less on the similar theme to other shark attacks movies in which a deadly shark unleashes its terror throughout a city killing people. The cast includes some astonishing actors like Bérénice Bejo, who acted in academy award winning film, The Artist and Naseem Lyis who is known for his role in Xavier Zen’s blockbuster hit Mayhem. And with a great star cast comes a great storyline, so much is expected from the film. So, brace yourselves as a Shark is coming your way!