Natasha Lyonne is in the lead role of the series!
Simon Helberg is the latest addition to the cast of Natasha Lyonne and Rian Johnson’s Peacock series “Poker Face”. Sources say the story will follow a procedural format and will see Lyonne’s character try to solve different murders in each episode. More details about the script and characters are being kept secret. Helberg joins a cast that includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Benjamin Bratt, Stephanie Hsu, David Castañeda, Jameela Jamil and Tim Meadows.
Helberg is the most CBS sitcom “The Big Bang TheoryHe is best known for playing Howard Wolowitz in the 12 seasons of ”. The series concluded in 2019 after more than 275 episodes. Helberg is also known for roles in movies like “As They Made Us”, “Annette”, “Florence Foster Jenkins”, “Good Night and iGood Luck” and “A Serio Man”. He received a Golden Globe nomination for best supporting actor for his performance in “Florence Foster Jenkins.”
“Poker Face” received an order for 10 episodes from Peacock in March 2021. Johnson created and executive produced the series through T-Street Productions. Lyonne is a producer under Animal Pictures, as well as co-producing with Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens of Animal Pictures. Nora and Lilla Zuckerman serve as executive producers and co-showrunners. T-Street’s Ram Bergman and Nena Rodrigue are also executive producers.