One of the biggest action stars of the 1980s and 1990s, Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in a scripted TV series for the first time. Exclusive to Netflix, the action comedy FUBAR will be released on the 25th of may.
With a curious plot, the attraction accompanies a father and daughter who discover they have the same secret: they are both CIA agents. Meaning, they spent much of their relationship lying to each other to protect their identities.
However, according to the synopsis, the duo needs to act as partners in a plot that explores “the universal family dynamic in a scenario of spies, action and humor”. Without further details, the first teaser of FUBAR It was revealed this Monday (27):
“Wherever I go, people ask me when I’m going to do another big action comedy like True Lies (1994). Good, here it is. FUBAR it will be sensational and will make you laugh not just for two hours. You have a whole season,” Schwarzenegger commented.
The veteran actor revealed that it was a joy to work with producer and creator Nick Santora (prison break) and with Netflix. Then, the former California governor said he hopes to give fans exactly what they’ve been waiting for years.
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“I grew up watching Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, I always took a few dollars from my dad to go to the movies to see the biggest star in the world on the big screen. So, creating Arnold’s first scripted TV project is incredibly exciting,” said Santora.
FUBAR will be Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first scripted series.Source: Netflix/Disclosure
Cast of FUBAR
According to the information, the first season of FUBAR will have 8 episodes of about an hour in length. In addition to Schwarzenegger, the cast of still has Monica Barbaro (At Midnight), Jay Baruchel (The Moodys) and Andy Buckley (The Office).
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Fortune Feimster (Hysterical), Milan Carter (Warped!), Travis Van Winkle (you), Gabriel Luna (The Last of Us), Aparna Brielle (AP Bio), Barbara Eve Harris (Station 19) and Fabiana Udenio (jane the virgin) will also be in the attraction.
Reinforcing, FUBAR premieres May 25 on Netflix.