Netflix has announced that ‘Friends’ star, Lisa Kudrow has joined the cast of Steve Carell’s ‘Space Force’ alongside releasing a batch of first-look images.
The story follows a decorated pilot with dreams of running the Air Force, four-star general Mark R. Naird (Steve Carell) is thrown for a loop when he finds himself tapped to lead the newly formed sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force. Sceptical but dedicated, Mark uproots his family and moves to a remote base in Colorado where he and a colourful team of scientists and “Spacemen” are tasked by the White House with getting American boots on the moon (again) in a hurry and achieving total space dominance.
From co-creators Carell and Greg Daniels (The Office), Lisa Kudrow has joined the show to play the role of Maggie Naird,” the wife of Steve Carell’s General Mark R. Naird. Maggie is a Washington Air Force wife who has sublimated parts of herself to her husband’s career for two decades. But as he takes on his biggest challenge, she is growing in a different direction.
John Malkovich, Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Ben Schwartz also star.
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