The primary tv collection from Rian Johnson (Knives Out) is an hour-long thriller coming to Peacock.
The streaming service has given Poker Face, starring Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), a straight-to-series 10-episode order. No extra particulars have been revealed in regards to the collection from T-Avenue and MRC Tv.
However we are able to collect a pair hints from Johnson’s assertion: “I’m very excited to dig into the kind of enjoyable, character pushed, case-of-the-week thriller goodness I grew up watching. It’s my blissful place. Having Natasha as a accomplice in crime is a dream, and we’ve discovered the proper dwelling at Peacock.”
“Rian Johnson’s distinct sensibility and expertise for telling edge-of-your-seat mysteries is a large reward for Peacock, and we are able to’t look ahead to audiences to delve into every case,” Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content material, NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming, added. “Paired with the appearing genius of Natasha Lyonne, this collection will likely be entertaining and addictive.”
“Rian is a gifted author and director who attracts you in along with his distinctive method to thriller,” MRC Tv President Elise Henderson mentioned.
Johnson is creator, author, and director on Poker Face. He can even function govt producer with accomplice Ram Bergman and T-Avenue tv president Nena Rodrigue. (Johnson and Bergman launched T-Avenue in 2019.) Lyonne can even govt produce by way of her Animal Footage together with co-executive producers Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens.
— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) March 16, 2021
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Mary Ellers is Wahu Times’s senior journalist covering federal politics. She has previously wrote for NPR and is a regular contributor to Medium. Mary graduated from Georgetown University’s journalism school with distinction in 2014.