Mike Myers’ 1993 darkish romantic comedy So I Married An Axe Assassin is probably one of the vital unlikely movies to ever get a cinematic universe. However something goes in 2022, particularly within the age of streaming. Almost three many years after the movie’s launch, Myers has created a derivative collection for Netflix known as The Pentaverate, which relies upon the conspiracy theories talked about within the film. On this present, the Pentaverate are the key rulers of the world, and nearly all of them are performed by Myers himself!
That’s not an exaggeration both. Myers will painting eight totally different characters on the present. That features Pentaverate members Lord Lordington, Bruce Baldwin, Mishu Ivanov, and Shep Gordon. He’s additionally enjoying a tech genius named Jason Eccleston, a far-right radio host named Rex Smith, and a conspiracy theorist named Anthony Lansdowne. However Myers’ greatest function seems to be Ken Scarborough, a washed-up Canadian journalist who will get the possibility of a lifetime to show the Pentaverate.
Right here’s the synopsis for the collection:
“What if a secret society of 5 males has been working to affect world occasions for the larger good for the reason that Black Plague of 1347? As this new collection begins, one unlikely Canadian journalist finds himself embroiled in a mission to uncover the reality and simply presumably save the world himself. Bear in mind, the Pentaverate must not ever be uncovered!”
Jeremy Irons will narrate the collection, which options Ken Jeong as Skip Cho, Keegan-Michael Key as Dr. Hobart Clark, Debi Mazar as Patty Davis, Richard McCabe as Exalted Pikeman Higgins, and Lydia West as Reilly Clayton. Jennifer Saunders can even have a twin function on the present. She’s going to play each The Maester of Dubrovnik and The Saester of Dubrovnik.
The Pentaverate was written by Myers, Roger Drew, and Ed Dyson. Tim Kirkby directed the six-episode collection, which can premiere on Could 5 on Netflix.