Rian Johnson’s Poker Face Looks Like It’s Peacock’s First Hit

While everyone eagerly awaits Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion to hit Netflix in December, the Blades off sequel isn’t the director’s only mystery-driven passion project to shake up the streaming space. There hasn’t been a lot of buzz about Johnson and Natasha Lyonne’s upcoming Peacock series poker face since it was first announced in March, but the show’s first trailer certainly makes it look like it’s one of the first great shows of 2023.

poker face tells the story of Charlie Cale (Lyonne), a genius, naturally curious woman born with the uncanny ability to find out when people are lying. Whether in the middle of a poker game or when she encounters people who have dangerous secrets to hide, Charlie also senses when people are deceiving, a skill that comes in handy as she travels across the country solving one mystery after another. . poker faceThe trailer only gives you a very brief glimpse of the kind of murderous, treacherous situations that Charlie will be feeling through.

But the trailer makes that very clear poker faceThe 10-episode first season will feature a stacked cast of guest stars including Adrien Brody, Benjamin Bratt, Chloë Sevigny, Clea DuVall, Dascha Polanco, Ellen Barkin, Hong Chau, Jameela Jamil, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Judith Light, Lil Rel Howery , Rhea Perlman, Ron Perlman, S. Epatha Merkerson and Tim Meadows – all of whom are set to play just some of the strange people Charlie is about to meet. The trailer also has a style, flair and sense of grandeur that is indicative of how intriguing poker face could be when it premieres, which could lead to it being Peacock’s first proper original hit.

The first four episodes of poker face beat Peacock on January 26.

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