The streaming platform Netflix recovers the rights of the famous board game Les Loups-Garous de Thiercelieux to make a film.
board game adaptation The Werewolves of Thiercelieux, created by Philippe des Pallières and Hervé Marly, and published by Asmodee, was entrusted to the production company Radar Films, the production of which is in the hands of François Uzan (Hibou, Family Business, Lupin) who is also working on the screenplay with Celeste Balin (Sam, Parallels, Kolakadi). Filming should begin this year in the Czech Republic.
The village falls asleep…
We are preparing a feature film adaptation of the iconic game of Werewolf Thiercelieux. Shortly ! pic.twitter.com/sH9r7rIuke
— Netflix France (@NetflixFR) May 12, 2023
An early synopsis was shared by Scriptoclap :
In the Wild East, the small hamlet of Thiercelieux has fallen prey to Werewolves. Every night they devour a villager. During the day, they try to hide their identity…
The Werewolves of Thiercelieux soon on Netflix
Inspired by the game Werewolf, also known as Mafia or Polar Bear, Les Loups-Garous de Thiercelieux is an atmospheric board game in which each player embodies a villager or a werewolf. The general goal is for the villagers (some of whom have powers or particularities) to unmask and kill all the werewolves, for the werewolves to eliminate all the villagers and not be unmasked, and finally for the lovers to finish the game as a couple without one of them dying (in which case the other will “commit suicide” out of grief).