‘I would love to do it!’ Death In Paradise star Joséphine Jobert reveals she’s been in talks to reprise her role in Beyond Paradise spin-off
Joséphine Jobert has revealed she’s been in talks to appear in the Death In Paradise spin-off series, Beyond Paradise.
The French actress, 37, who played sergeant Florence Cassell in the BBC comedy-drama until series 11, told fans she would ‘love’ to reprise her role.
In an Instagram Q&A, she said: ‘It’s not officially planned yet. But, it’s a possibility that we discussed with the producer some time ago.
‘So we’ll see if that will happen. But I would love to anyway. It would be a very nice wink.’
Eva Green’s cousin left the show when her character found herself in trouble with a criminal gang, which she had infiltrated undercover.
‘I would love to do it!’ Joséphine Jobert has revealed she’s been in talks to appear in the Death In Paradise spin-off series, Beyond Paradise
Fingers crossed! The French actress, 37, who played sergeant Florence Cassell in the BBC comedy-drama until series 11, told fans she would ‘love’ to reprise her role (pictured with Kris Marshall on the show)
Fleeing Saint Marie for her own safety, Florence left DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little) heartbroken as he had developed feelings for her.
But she could be reunited with her former boss DI Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall) once again, who is now residing in the West Country with his fiancée DI Sally Bretton (Martha Lloyd).
The first episode of Beyond Paradise aired on Friday March 24 and is a spin-off to long-running murder mystery show Death In Paradise.
It drew in 4.4million viewers and has since been renewed for a second series, according to reports.
According to show writer Tony Jordan, creators have started preparing the script for a second series and they have plenty of ideas about where the storyline should go.
‘I’ve started writing series two of Beyond Paradise. We had loads of stories that didn’t make the cut in season one,’ writer Tony told The Sun.
‘Tim Key, the producer, has a long-held ambition to film on a steam train so we’ll definitely be on a steam train in season two and Tim will be there with his little hat on.
‘I’d love to finally get the show made, it means a lot to me and is my ultimate passion project.’
Tragic: Florence left DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little) heartbroken when she left Saint Marie as he had developed feelings for her
Gripping: The detective spin-off is fronted by Kris and Martha Lloyd, who play DI Sally Bretton and Humphrey Goodman
The BBC is yet to confirm whether they have agreed to a second series. MailOnline contacted the broadcaster for comment at the time.
Speaking on the show, and murders in it, leading man Kris recently revealed: ‘I’m going to give you a spoiler: there are none,’ says Kris. ‘We’ve got someone who may have been injured by a witch. We’ve got a kidnapping. We’ve got an art theft which is a real caper.’
But some things are the same. ‘You still have the fun of trying to solve the puzzle, which is a huge part of both shows.’
And there’s another revelation. ‘We don’t have the classic Death In Paradise ending, with all the suspects sat there while the detective points at each in turn, going, “You had the motive… but it’s not you!” Our new way is much more interactive. You go inside the mind of Humphrey.’
The crimes are now played out in the detective’s imagination; he watches things unfold, and commentates from within the scenes. It’s bold and clever and really works.