Joseph Gordon-Levitt will once again team up with his past director and collaborator, Rian Johnson, on the upcoming “Poker Face” series.
The “Knives Out” series, which has been in development for over a year, received a ten-episode order in March 2021, and confirmed the presence of actress Natasha Lyonne, known to the public for her roles in the series “Russian Doll” and “Orange is the New Black ”. After directing about five feature films and several episodes of AMC’s hit series, “Breaking Bad,” Johnson hopes to hit back with “Poker Face,” where he will be both creator and screenwriter and director. .
Joseph Gordon-Levitt will once again collaborate with Johnson on the upcoming Peacock series “Poker Face,” where he will play alongside Lyonne. Details of the actor’s role in “Inception” and “500 Days of Summer” are being kept a “state” secret for the time being.
As for the story, it was suspected that the series will follow a procedural format, each episode focusing on the character played by Natasha Lyonne who strives to solve the mysteries of a crime.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt continues to work with Rian Johnson
Since Johnson’s directorial debut in the 2005 mystery-thriller film “Brick,” Jason Gordon-Levitt has gained notoriety on the small and big screen, including through the lead role in the 2012 SF film Looper. ”.
Moreover, he borrowed the voice of the characters from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”, from 2017, but he also stood out in “Knives Out”, from 2019.
The most recent appearance of the famous actor includes the Showtime series, “Super Pumped”, where he plays the role of the former Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick. Johnson, meanwhile, is currently working on the post-production of Knives Out 2, which is expected to hit Netflix later this year.
The director and the actor have had a professional relationship for over 20 years, so the reunion of the two has a real chance to produce another “hit” of television.