Peacock has renewed Rian Johnson’s Poker Face led by Natasha Lyonne for a second season.
Poker Face follow Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve.
The series premiered near of the end of January with 10 episodes airing on Peacock each week up to March 9th. It has featured a huge roster of guest stars that have included Ron Perlman, Adrian Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Jameela Jamil, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rhea Perlman, Luis Guzmán and many more. The eighth episode of the first season, titled ‘The Orpheus Syndrome’, is directed by Lyonne and co-written by her and Alice Ju.
“Poker Face is one of those rare, undeniable shows that we all fell in love with from the start, but the critical acclaim and viewer response has been beyond our wildest dreams,” said Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “Working alongside the creative genius of Rian Johnson, Natasha Lyonne and Ram Bergman, along with our partners at MRC and T-Street, has been a spectacular ride, and we can’t wait to hit the road for another season as we continue to build momentum across Peacock’s originals slate.”
Poker Face is produced by Johnson’s T-Street Productions and MRC Television with Lyonne’s Animal Pictures. Johnson, Bergman and Lyonne executive produce alongside Nena Rodrigue and Iain B. MacDonald. Nora Zuckerman and Lilla Zuckerman serve as executive producers and showrunners.
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