Disney+ has greenlit a brand new collection on the life and profession of trend icon Karl Lagerfeld.
The present, plans for which Disney EMEA President Jan Koeppen unveiled on the Sequence Mania TV competition in Lille on Tuesday, can be shot in France and inform the story of the German designer’s phenomenal rise to the highest of the French and international trend scene.
Lagerfeld, a function of the style world for many years together with his signature white hair, black sun shades, and excessive, starched collars, was inventive director of the French trend home Chanel from 1983 till his dying in 2019. He was additionally the inventive director of the Italian fur and leather-based items trend home Fendi, and had his personal, eponymous, trend label.
The Disney+ collection, Kaiser Karl, will begin within the Seventies when Lagerfeld was simply starting to interrupt into the French trend scene.
The collection is a part of a broader push into European originals by Disney. Koeppen mentioned the corporate was on the right track to ship 60 unique European collection by 2024. The corporate has already introduced a number of tasks from throughout the continent, together with Sam: A Saxon, the true story of the primary Black police officer in East Germany, the French teen fantasy drama Parallels, and the Italian mafia collection The Good Moms.
Koeppen emphasised the main focus for Disney’s European originals can be on displaying the variety of Europe, pointing to collection similar to Sultan Metropolis, a darkish comedy from producers Ayla Gottschlich, Aysel Yilmaz, and Ipek Zübert, set within the German-Turkish group; and Oussekine, a French miniseries in regards to the true occasions in 1986 that led to the police killing of French-Algerian pupil Malik Oussekine, a killing that set off mass protests in France.