Pierre-Paul Alain has specialized in physical and intense roles since starring in the film. Arsenault and sons, by Rafael Ouellet. For the past two years, he has played strong, violent and/or vulnerable characters on television, adding depth to his craft as an actor.
Surprised in everyday life. Indefensible lending his traits to Shawn Godin, a former soldier racked by post-traumatic shock who kills a co-worker in Olympic Park.
Here comes in Alerts. In the TVA detective series, she steps into the shoes of conspiracy theorist Pat Lamarre, leader of the Spark movement.
“He is a 35-year-old former soldier. He is charismatic and easily manipulates the people around him. There are many nuances to this character. He is a silent force. As much as you can love it, as much as you can hate it. He is a magnet capable of bringing people together and convincing them to work with him,” said Pierre-Paul Alain in an interview with the QMI agency.
According to the latter, Lamarre is endowed with a social intelligence that is very useful to him and “can be very violent”, which makes his role “very strong”. When, in addition, there is action and acrobatics, the actor is always there, the one who has spent his life driven by sports and martial arts.
“I worked with the director Mathieu Handfield, who is also an actor. It really pushed me to embrace this character. As he has acted before, he has a different approach in directing the character. He knew how to press buttons I wasn’t expecting. We are going to see a wide variety of emotions.”
We will see Lamarre at the end of the episode ofAlertsthis Monday, a man who will surely interest the researchers on the Cerbères staff, as you will see.
“It’s stressful doing roles like that, because you want to do justice to the character.”
Mainly revealed thanks to the television series. Destinationin which he played a good boy, Pierre-Paul Alain snuck away for a few years because he found himself immersed in a family nightmare in which his mother, father and sister were all sick at the same time.
“My sister, my father, my mother were sick at the same time for five years, it was hell and on top of that I wasn’t at my best during the auditions. This is the role in Arsenault and sonsIt arrived as if by magic, which gave me wings again,” he confided.
Pierre-Paul Alain surprised later in the series With a beating heart, in which he played a man who was violent towards his wife and a drug addict, but whose behavior was linked to a difficult past of sexual assault. He begins to rebuild in prison and confronts his demons. He also played in Ana and Arnaud, Reasonable doubt, Black Lake, bombs and a criminal case.
It will finally be in the movie. Melting iceby François Péloquin, this year.