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Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant sit down with TODAY contributor Lilliana Vazquez to talk about their new Netflix comedy-horror series “Santa Clarita Diet,” in which things take a very dark turn after Barrymore’s character dies. The actress calls the show “the best surprise mystery of my life.” (Source)
Santa Clarita Diet will be available globally on Netflix on February 3.
Netflix has just released the first images from its upcoming series “Santa Clarita Diet” a dark comedy about a California couple whose boring suburban life takes an unexpected detour.
“Joel (Timothy Olyphant,’ Justified’) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, ‘Blended’) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson),” reads Netflix’s description of the series, “until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.”
In addition to these two photos from the series, Netflix is also announcing the premiere date for “Santa Clarita Diet”, which will debut on Friday, Feb. 3.
Olyphant and Barrymore have been tapped to star in the streaming giant’s original comedy series Santa Clarita Diet, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Picked up straight to series, the single-camera comedy will premiere in 2017 and hails from writer Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted). The comedy centers on married couple Joel (Olyphant) and Sheila (Barrymore), realtors leading a vaguely discontented lives in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita — until Sheila goes through a dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction … but in a good way.
Fresco, Barrymore, Olyphant, Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell will exec produce the Netflix original. Barrymore’s Flower Films partner Juvonen will produce.An episode count has not yet been determined.
“The genius casting of Timothy and Drew combined with Victor’s unique comedic sensibility will delight, and definitely surprise, our members around the world,” Netflix vp original content Cindy Holland said.