Johan facing the challenge of 2.5 million bricks from "Lego Masters"
This 34-year-old Dunkirk is participating this Wednesday in “Lego Masters”, a new M6 program
- Johan, a 34-year-old Dunkirk, participates in Lego Masters. This is the first time in France that a program has been devoted to the famous little bricks.
- Fan of Lego, he created his own Legollywood city with 120,000 bricks, 907 inhabitants, which he is developing on Instagram.
- The competition will be broadcast Wednesday on M6.
For the first Lego Masters show in France on M6 this Wednesday, the North represents! "They may have caught me by saying that with a Ch'ti, it would work", laughs Johan, 34 years old, from Dunkirk and living in Cassel today. And we want to believe it because this salesman in a carpentry company is easy to learn and has a smile on his face.
"I saw an advertisement, I applied, I was called for the casting and everything then happened very quickly," he admits. Passionate about Lego from an early age, he created a city, called Legollywood, with 120,000 bricks, 907 inhabitants, which he is developing on Instagram.
Tests lasting several hours
Selected from among other eight pairs, as a team with Christelle whom he had absolutely never known before, he will participate in this very first Lego Masters televised adventure in France. Objective: to build spectacular creations with the famous little bricks… under the watchful eye of a jury of experts.
The show was recorded because the tests obviously last several hours. “Contrary to what one might think, the candidates did not discover the theme of construction until the last moment: I already knew the English, American, and Australian version of the show and sometimes, I had doubted anyway. "
Her first time on a television set
Even if the Northerner, who had never experienced a television set, felt a little pressure. “I quickly forgot the cameras and we had a great time: in the end, we were almost a bunch of friends, what's more, all Lego fans! ". It was with amazement that he was able to access an “incredible stock of parts”, more than he ever dreamed of having.
“This is also the trap, when you design construction at home, you have time to refine it and you are necessarily financially limited. There, not only is time running out and there are pieces everywhere, of all colors and shapes. We no longer knew where to turn ”. There are indeed 2.5 million bricks or 3 tons of Legos in the show.