Former President François Hollande lent his voice for an animated feature film inspired by the Silex and the City series, we learned this Monday, August 29 from his entourage and the author, designer Jul .François Hollande recorded, with his wife Julie Gayet, the voices of characters who will intervene in the first feature film of the designer, author of five seasons of the animated series Silex and the City (on Arte), indicated his entourage at AFP. The former president had revealed it on Saturday in the free Charente: “He had already asked me for several years. I had declined because it was not the time. There, he asked me to do a voice for a few minutes.”The cartoonist is used to involving athletes, scientists, philosophers, journalists, and of course politicians in his series, but “it’s is the first time that he has been a President of the Republic”, he rejoiced Monday with AFP. In the feature film, which will bear the same name as his series “intellectual and talkative”, fresco of our time with Paleolithic sauce, the voices “are recorded before and we animate over it”, relates the designer. “There are people who are more or less gifted. He is an insane actor. He was crazy, super funny”, he assured, without revealing the character that François Hollande will play. “He opens the film, and we find him throughout”, specifies the designer, who had “had the opportunity to meet the former president on many occasions”, in the context of his original job as a press cartoonist. “He follows my work”, and “I had already recorded quite a few of his ministers, and in particular many Ministers of Culture, such as Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, Audrey Azoulay or Fleur Pellerin, or even Frédéric Mitterrand”, recalls Jul, who hopes that the feature film will be able to be released in the fall of 2023. This choral animated film, co-directed with Jean-Paul Guigue, will have an impressive cast: we will find for example the voices of the actors Guillaume Gallienne, Clément Sibony , Léa Drucker, Frédéric Pierrot, Bruno Solo or Michel Vuillermoz, but also those of the writers Amélie Nothomb and Frédéric Beigbeder, journalists such as Augustin Trapenard or Léa Salamé, or the radio and television host Stéphane Bern.