He joins a solid that involves Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Tramell Tillman, Jen Tullock, Zach Cherry and Britt Reduce. The series is explained as a workplace thriller that introduces Lumen Industries, a enterprise that is wanting to get perform-everyday living harmony to a new stage. Walken will star as Burt, the division head of Optics and Style at Lumen.
“Severance” will mark one of several Television roles that Walken has taken on in his onscreen career, which extends again practically 7 decades at this position. His past Tv outing was the job of Captain Hook in the NBC particular “Peter Pan Reside!” in 2014. He is largely known for his film do the job, acquiring gained an Academy Award for very best supporting actor for “The Deer Hunter” in 1979. He was nominated in the similar classification for “Catch Me if You Can” in 2003. Walken’s other notable film guidelines incorporate “King of New York,” “Biloxi Blues,” “Wedding Crashers,” “Hairspray,” “True Romance,” “Pulp Fiction,” and “Batman Returns.” The series also reunites him with Turturro, with whom he appeared in the movie “The Jesus Rolls” last calendar year.
He is repped by ICM.
“Severance” is slated to go into generation this thirty day period. The sequence is written and govt developed by Dan Erickson, who also serves as co-showrunner. Mark Friedman will also provide as co-showrunner and govt producer. Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, and Jackie Cohn govt make through Crimson Hour Productions. Chris Black also executive generates, with Scott and Arquette producing in addition to starring. Endeavor Content is the studio.