After a successful season where he finished top scorer in La Liga with 27 goals, Karim Benzema will try his hand at the 7th art in the sequel to the film "3 Zeros", released in 2002 which told the story of the young football prodigy Tibor Kovacs , played by Lorànt Deutsch.
In the columns of Nice Matin, director Fabien Onteniente explained that he received a Facetime call from Benzema's former agent and close friend, Karim Djaziri during the Cannes Film Festival: "And there, I see Benzema's head on FaceTime . He was wearing Real's blue jersey and Karim said to me: ''Fabien, you have to prepare for the role''” explains the 64-year-old filmmaker.
Karim Benzema will not be the only football personality present in the second opus of the film which will be called “4 Zeros”. Raï, the Brazilian legend of Paris Saint-Germain, will play a tailor-made role, that of the president of the capital club. Rapper Nekfeu as well as DJ Snake have been confirmed to direct the film's soundtrack.
Filming has not yet started and the feature film is still being written. The director is also surrounded by Laurent Jaoui, brother of Agnès and head of the sports department of Prime Video, and comedian Paul de Saint-Sernin.