Paris, 7 July 2020

For immediate release

Deadly Tropics:  Season 2 filming begins in Martinique

The second season of Deadly Tropics (8 x 52’) has commenced filming in Martinique as of the 6th of July through to the 23rd of October, under the direction of Denis Thybaud and Lionel Chatton.

Following on from the success of Season 1 which aired on France 2 in November / December 2019, the female cop duo featuring Sonia Rolland and Béatrice de la Boulaye join forces once again to investigate new cases in the Caribbean.

As in Season 1, the police series continues with the same feel-good factor and comedy written by Eric Eider and Ivan Piettre.  It is produced by Federation’s Thierry Sorel for France 2.


Contact presse :

Valérie Tailland

06 82 57 06 09 /


About Federation Entertainment

With offices in Paris, Los Angeles, Rome and Madrid, Federation Entertainment heralds a new breed of independent European studios, focusing on the creation, production, distribution and marketing of high-quality original productions for the global marketplace.

Created in 2013 and spearheaded by Pascal Breton, Federation is also jointly managed by Co-Founders Lionel Uzan (CEO) and David Michel (CEO & President of Cottonwood Media, overseeing the Kids and Family division) alongside Stéphane Sperry (Co-Founder/Producer) and Serge Hayat (Co-Founder/Strategic Advisor) .  They were later joined by Thierry Sorel (Head of Fiction), Benoit Lacombe (Group COO), Ashley Stern (Head of Federation Entertainment of America) and Patrick Wachsberger (ex Co-Chairman of Lionsgate Motion Pictures) who Federation joined forces with in 2019 to launch the joint- venture Picture Perfect Federation.   Federation has also expanded into non-scripted following the merger with WeMake, (the company originally created by Bouchra Réjani in 2017), and the arrival of documentary producer Myriam Weil in 2019.

Federation’s prestigious portfolio features the cult spy thriller The Bureau (50 X 52’) the financial thriller Bad Banks (12 x 52’ – nominated for the International Emmy Awards 2019), Undercover (20 x 52’ – CANNESERIES 2018), The Twelve (10 x 52’ , awarded at CANNESERIES 2019), They Were 10, a modern day adaptation of the Agatha Christie best-seller, Marseille(a Netflix Original Series), Marianne and Baby (3 Seasons), Mytho (winner of 2 prizes at Series Mania 2019), Made in Italy, which chronicles the birth of the Italian fashion world of the 70’s, or Amsterdam Vice, Floodland and The Grave (the latest series from Omri Givon).  On the Kids/Youth programming side, the hit Find Me in Paris (78 x 26’), and animation series The Ollie & Moon Show and Squish (52 x 13’).