Have we simply accepted that we’ll probably get a True Lies sequence earlier than a Blu-ray or 4K launch of the James Cameron movie? I hope I’m incorrect, however identical to the Blu-ray launch of the movie, the True Lies sequence has been a very long time coming.
In accordance with Variety, the True Lies sequence has taken an enormous leap ahead as Steve Howey has signed on to star in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s function. CBS had ordered a pilot of the sequence earlier this 12 months however wound up hitting the brakes in an effort to give the group extra time to iron out the main points. With Howey’s casting, plainly they’re prepared to maneuver ahead as soon as once more. The actor is finest recognized for enjoying Kevin Ball all through all 11 seasons of Showtime’s Shameless. He’ll play Harry within the True Lies sequence, who’s described as a “benign, play-it-safe, seemingly risk-averse pc salesman and devoted household man, married with two youngsters. However in actuality, Harry is an undercover operative, a first-class spy working for a covert U.S. intelligence group.” Very like the James Cameron movie, Harry’s “unfulfilled suburban spouse is propelled into a lifetime of hazard and journey when she’s recruited to work alongside him to save lots of the world as they attempt to revitalize their passionless marriage.” The function of Helen hasn’t been forged but however was performed by Jamie Lee Curtis within the authentic movie.
The pilot will probably be directed by Anthony Hemingway and has been written by Burn Discover creator Matt Nix. Each Hemingway and Nix will function government producers on the challenge, as will James Cameron.