Eric Cantona brings back his shaved Manchester United head for the new Netflix series Inhuman Resources
Eric Cantona revives his classic Manchester United look for his role in the Netflix series Inhuman Resources.
The former footballer, 54, has a shaved head and goatee on the show, similar to the look he previously showed on the football ground in the 90s.
The series, which debuted on the streaming platform on May 15, tells the story of Alain Delambre getting fired for being too old.
Watch: Eric Cantona, 54, revives his classic Manchester United look for his role on the Netflix series Inhuman Resources
After losing his job, Alain’s only hope of paying his mortgage on his dilapidated Paris apartment is chores.
Things seem to look up to Alain when he gets an interview for an HR recruiter for an aerospace manufacturer.
However, the job application process requires him to participate in a simulated hostage role-playing game.
The series is based on the thriller novel Cadres Noirs by the French author Pierre Lemaitre.
Back in the day: Eric sports a shaved head and goatee in the series, similar to the look he previously showed on the football ground in the 90s (pictured in 1996)
The show comes after a new book, King Eric: Portrait of the Artist Who Changed English Football, was written about some of the key moments in the star’s sports career.
In March it was reported that I am a celebrity … Get me out of here! bosses are interested in getting Eric for the next series.
According to The sun, show producer Richard Cowles said, “I just love the idea of Eric Cantona speaking in French and coming up with in-depth stuff. That would be good’.
Career: The show comes after a new book, King Eric: Portrait of the Artist Who Changed English Football, was written about some of the major moments in the star’s sports career (pictured in 1996)
Charismatic and outspoken, bosses think Eric – known for his eccentric behavior – will become TV gold in the jungle.
The star is affectionately referred to as ‘King Eric’ by Manchester United fans. Every time Eric entered the field, the audience sang ‘Ooh aah, Cantona’.
After retiring from football in 1997, he recorded a film career and starred in the 1998 film Elizabeth, starring Cate Blanchett, the 2008 French Film and the 2009 Looking for Eric film.
Plot: Inhuman Resources, which debuted on the streaming platform on May 15, tells the story of Alain Delambre getting fired for his HR job for being too old (pictured in November 2019)