With 32 reviews published to date, ‘poker face‘, new mystery thriller series from the director rian johnson (‘Between Knives and Secrets’), won impressive 100% critical approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
The general consensus highlights the solid performance of the actress Natasha Lyonne (‘Orange is the New Black’), in addition to praising the narrative, which manages to innovate the old formula of procedural thriller series.
We separate the excerpts from the main criticisms:
“Natasha Lyonne plays a brilliant detective in this captivating mystery series from Knives Out creator Rian Johnson, director.” (BBC)
“Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne manage to bring a modern reinvention to the genre’s old formula.” (Observer)
“This is one of the best series ever released by Peacock.” (Variety)
“By revamping the procedural crime genre, Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne reveal a forgotten truth in this age of streaming: Structural constraints can be liberating for screenwriters.” (The Atlantic)
“It’s gratifying to see a show that wants to be just a show and knows how to competently execute its narrative.” (Rolling Stone)
“’Poker Face’ is amazing! It’s an excellent procedural series in a streaming era full of plodding narratives.” (CBR)
The production is scheduled for the January 26that the peacock.
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Charlie (Natasha Lyonne) has an uncanny ability to tell when someone is lying. She embarks on a journey in her Plymouth Barracuda, and at each stop she encounters strange people and crimes she can’t help but solve.
The cast will also feature Simon Helberg, Jameela Jamil, Tim Meadows, Adrien Brody, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephanie Hsu, Lil Rel Howery, Benjamin Bratt, David Castaneda, Dascha Polanco, Ron Perlman, Nick Nolte, Tim Blake Nelson, Charles melton, Clea DuVall, Angel Desai, Shane Paul McGhie, Leslie Silva and Jasmine Aiyana Garvin
Lyonne will executive produce along with Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrensrepresentatives of Animal Pictures. Daughter in law and Lilla Zuckerman enter as showrunners.
In addition to driving, Johnson will also be the main screenwriter of the upcoming attraction.