Netflix’s upcoming dark comedy series ‘Bodkin’ is executive produced by former President Barack Obama and and first lady of the United States Michelle Obama. They are producing the series under their production company Higher Ground.
Bodkin is their first fictional project for Netflix as they previously created nonfiction series for Netflix.
Barack Obama-Produced Comedy Series ‘Bodkin’ Cast
Will Forte has just been cast in Bodkin and MacGruber himself is coming to Netflix. Other cast members include Siobhan Cullen, Robyn Cara, David Wilmot, and Chris Walley.
- Forte will play Gilbert, an American podcaster.
- Cullen will play Dove, a Dubliner who is an investigative journalist.
- David Wilmot will play Seamus Gallagher, a violent and sometimes mercurial character.
- Chris Walley, plays Sean O’Shea, a local young Irish man.
Thes series is the Barack and Michelle Obama’s content deal with the Netflix streaming service.
The series will contain a total of seven episodes and is created by Jez Scharf. The series is focused on a group of podcasters who are investigating a missing person’ from a small Irish town.
Nash Edgerton is going to direct the series as a lead director. Scharf and Alex Metcalf will serve as co-showrunners. They will also executive produce the series along with David Flynn and Paul Lee of Wiip.
Bodkin Release Date
No premiere date has yet been set for the series. we will update you once the official release date will be announced.