Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in Skydance’s new spy adventure series
According to Deadline, Skydance Television is currently in the process of developing a brand new series which being described as a spy adventure with Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger officially signing on for the leading role. The studio is planning to shop the project to streaming services.
Created by Nick Santora (Scorpion, The Fugitive), the hourlong series is described as a global spy adventure that will center around a father and daughter duo. The outlet notes that the studio has already started the preliminary casting for the daughter role.
Schwarzenegger is also expected to executive produce along with Santora and Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Bill Bost. Carolyn Harris has also been tapped to oversee the series in behalf of the studio. The untitled project will be part of Santora’s overall deal with Skydance TV.
The untitled series will be Schwarzenegger’s latest collaboration with Skydance, who had produced the last two Terminator films: Genisys and Dark Fate. This also marks the 73-year-old action star’s first major TV project since making cameos on shows and TV films such as Two and a Half Men in 2015, Christmas in Connecticut in 1992, Tales from the Crypt in 1990 and The Streets of San Francisco in 1977.