On May 23, Canal + broadcast the first episodes of Torchthe new series of Jonathan Cohen. This is a parody of the survival show Koh-Lanta where his character Marc and fifteen other candidates clash on the deserted island of Chupacabra. Physical tests and strategies are then mixed on the spot, all under a background of humor of course. For the occasion, Jonathan Cohen called on part of the cast of his previous series, The Flamenamely: Leila Bekhti, Geraldine Nakache, Ramzy Bédia, Adèle Exarchopoulos or Pierre Niney. But newcomers have also made their appearance, including Frédéric Lopez.
Indeed, the host who has been discreet in recent years, since he gave up the presentation of Go to an unknown land to Raphaël de Casabianca, had the opportunity to participate in the filming. Monday, June 6, while the last three episodes of Torch were offered on MyCanal, viewers then discovered his acting. But most of all, they were challenged by his physical appearance. And for good reason, he reveals a beard and white hair, which seems to be “aging” according to Internet users.
Car sur Twitter, the reactions were not long in coming. “Frédéric Lopez is unrecognizable in The Torch “,”No, but it took me 3 minutes to realize that it was really Frédéric Lopez“,”Did he fall into a space-time fault or what? I barely recognized him“,”Frédéric Lopez’s face and old age!“,”But it’s been a long time since I’ve seen Frederic Lopez myself, what this physical transformation is“,”Frédéric Lopez took 30 years in 3 years but it will be remembered that he is a good actor in The Torch, “reads, among other things.