Steve Carell Is Bringing Trump’s Space Force to Netflix

Steve Carell Is Bringing Trump’s Space Force to Netflix

Steve Carell is set to head up a new comedy series for Netflix based on Donald Trump's space force initiative.

I hear "Space Force" will not impact Carell's starring role opposite Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in Apple's upcoming morning show drama series and he will do both. "On June 18, 2018 the federal government announced the creation of a 6th major division of the United States armed forces", the video proclaims. Described as "a workplace comedy centered around the people tasked with creating a sixth branch of the armed services - Space Force", the show doesn't have a release date, any further (announced) cast members, or a firm episode count, but given the talent involved it's immediately one of our most anticipated new series.

There's no way to know what the end result of Trump's force will look like. There's only one problem; as an accompanying teaser trailer notes, their mission is rather unclear. "This is the story of the men and women who have to figure it out".

Netflix's own press release on the matter says little else beyond confirming that Space Force co-creator Greg Daniels and Executive Producer Howard Klein worked with Carell on the USA adaptation of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's The Office.

Space Force is happening. My guess is we'll see the show long before we see the actual Space Force. Then there's the issue of the potential weaponization of outer space, as the creation of the Space Force could trigger an worldwide arms race. After getting word of the project, Netflix quickly scooped up the rights and gave it a straight-to-series order.

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