Meet FUBAR, the first scripted television series by film legend Arnold Schwarzenegger. Netflix has a roller coaster full of action and humor waiting for you. James Bond, but with a twist.
Netflix was reportedly in the running to land James Bond. Over the course of 2020, the film franchise was on display at MGM, the classic Hollywood studio that has seen better days. According to journalists, Apple was also interested in 007, but in the end it was Amazon that allowed itself to offer Bond a new home. Prime Video is now the streaming service for fans of Ian Fleming’s secret agent.
Netflix Turns On Arnold Schwarzenegger
Fortunately, Netflix subscribers don’t have to get bored when it comes to the genre that Bond has been filming in for many decades. Take for example the recruita recent original from the director of The Bourne Identity met black adamstarring actor Noah Centineo. A series of spies who immediately viral I went and even Wednesday by the neck in terms of popularity.
At the end of May, Netflix will once again summon its own James Bond, this time with heavier weapons. So we are talking about FUBAR, an action comedy series starring none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not the least name, of course, but it will also be a new experience for Schwarzenegger himself. FUBAR is his first scripted television series. His resume is packed with iconic movies, but the 75-year-old movie legend will be exploring new territory for Netflix starting May 25.
All very well, but what is the show really about? FUBAR It represents ‘fucked up beyond repair‘, and is about a CIA agent who is about to retire. A family secret and the well-known and infamous last job ensure that he will have to act one last time. “The series addresses universal family dynamics in a global context of espionage, action and humor,” promises the official synopsis of the Netflix original.
FUBAR: The 80s and 90s are back
In the first trailer we see Schwarzenegger, who is no longer the youngest, jumping on a motorcycle, chasing him and running with a gun. Brief trailers that are immediately reminiscent of your action comedies of the ’80s and ’90s, until the terminatorjokes That’s no coincidence: “Everywhere I go, people ask me when I’m going to do another big action comedy like True Lies. Well, here it is,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement. “FUBAR it will kick your ass and make you laugh, and not just for two hours. You have a full season.”
Prison Break in The Sopranos
The action series consists of eight episodes and will stream on Netflix starting May 25. In addition to Arnold Schwarzenegger, the cast includes Monica Barbaro, Jay Baruchel, Fortune Feimster, and Milan Carter. FUBAR stands for Nick Santora. A name that may not mean much to you, but your resume shows that he is the man to launch this new project: he is the man behind, among other things Prison Break in reacherbut also wrote for example The sopranos in Law.
Starting May 25, we’ll find out if Santora and Schwarzenegger can get anywhere near the top series and movies that make their resumes so impressive. The first trailer for FUBAR It gives almost nothing away when it comes to the story, and that’s a good thing. This will be a roller coaster ride that we want to experience for ourselves. To May!
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