According to Deadline, Oscar winner Adrien Brody has signed on to star opposite Natasha Lyonne and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Rian Johnson’s newest mystery drama series Poker Face, which will exclusively debut on Peacock. Brody will also join previously announced cast members Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All At Once), Benjamin Bratt (Catwoman), and David Castañeda (The Umbrella Academy).
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The 10-episode series is created, written, and directed by Rian Johnson in his first-ever TV project. He is also serving as co-executive producer and co-showrunner with Nora and Lilla Zuckerman. The outlet’s sources note that Poker Face would be told through a procedural format featuring Lyonne’s character taking on different murder cases in each episode.
It is executive produced by Johnson, Ram Bergman, Nena Rodrigue for T-Street Productions along with Natasha Lyonne, Maya Rudolph, and Danielle Renfrew through their Animal Pictures banner. It is a production by MRC Television.
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Brody is currently starring in HBO Max’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty series. He also recently appeared in last year’s Wes Anderson-directed The French Dispatch film as well as in TV shows such as Chapelwaite and Succession Season 3.