The new trailer for Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet has landed – and it promises lots of bloody fun. Literally.
The show stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as a married couple who find their lives transformed, when she becomes a zombie. And so they decide to work together to keep their marriage going, and her in a steady supply of fresh food.
“I like the way I feel,” says Barrymore’s Sheila. “You eat people!” exclaims Olyphant’s Joel. “I know,” comes the reply. “It’s just that I’m so much more confident.”
All episodes are released on Netflix on 3rd February.
New stills and posters reveal the nasty secret to the Santa Clarita Diet
6th January 2017
The New Year. A time for people to make resolutions, attempt to change their lifestyle habits and talk about diets. The only diet we’re interested in, though, is the Santa Clarita Diet.
The new Netflix comedy series stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as a married couple, who find their lives take an unexpected direction, when Barrymore’s Sheila Hammond undergoes a dramatic change and discovers a new secret to looking and feeling better than ever. It’s organic, it’s high in protein and involves… eating whoever you want?
Take a closer look at these new posters and stills and it’s not hard to work out the nasty trick to the Santa Clarita Diet. A messy, natural… meaty alternative to the norm.
The whole show lands on Netflix on Friday 3rd February.
First look: Santa Clarita Diet, arriving February 2017
29th November 2016
Netflix has unveiled the first images of its upcoming comedy, Santa Clarita Diet.
The show premieres globally on the streaming service next February, starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant.
Olyphant plays Joel and Barrymore plays Sheila, husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the LA suburb of Santa Clarita, with their teenage daughter, Abby (Liv Hewson). That is, until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction… but in a good way.
All episodes will be released on Friday 3rd February 2017. Here (and above) is your first look at what’s in store:
Joy Osmanski joins Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet
19th July 2016
Joy Osmanski has signed up to Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet. Far from the latest streaming-and-eating fad, the original series stars Drew Barrymore (Sheila) and Timothy Olyphant (Joel) as a vaguely discontented married couple, until Barrymore’s Sheila goes through a “dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction”.
The Hollywood A-listers have now been joined by a third cast member, reports Deadline: Joy Osmanski, who will play Alondra, the quiet and reserved wife of Rick. The couple, who living next door to Joel and Sheila, have just had a baby.
Osmanski will be recognised by Lucifer fans as Sandy Shaw or as Joy from Devious Maids.
The show, which is created by Better Off Ted’s Victor Fresco, will have its first two episodes directed by Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer.
Ruben Fleischer to direct Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet
14th May 2016
Ruben Fleischer his signed on to direct Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet.
The Zombieland helmer will direct and exec produce the first two episodes of the series, Deadline reports.
Created by Victor Fresco, the show stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant as an unhappily married couple – until Barrymore’s Sheila goes through a “dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction”.
The comedy will arrive on Netflix worldwide in 2017.
Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant to star in Netflix’s Santa Clarita Diet
19th March 2016
Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant are on their way to Netflix, with a new comedy series, Santa Clarita Diet.
The show, written by Better Off Ted’s Victor Fresco, is a single-camera show and follows husband and wife Joel and Sheila, who are estate agents going through the motions of unhappy lives in the titular Los Angeles suburb, until she goes through a “dramatic change that sends both of their lives down a road of death and destruction … but in a good way”.
The show has been picked up straight to series, with Fresco, Barrymore, Olyphant, Kapital Entertainment’s Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell all serving as exec producers. Nancy Juvonen is a producer.
Fresco commented: “The genius of casting Timothy and Drew, combined with my comedic… oh wait, that’s Cindy’s quote. I agree with what Cindy is about to say.”
“The genius casting of Timothy and Drew combined with Victor’s unique comedic sensibility will delight, and definitely surprise, our members around the world,” added Cindy Holland, Netflix vice president of original content.
The move to Netflix follows a strong run on the small screen for Olyphant, who has starred in and produced FX’s series Justified for the last six seasons, which is based on Elmore Leonard’s short story Fire in the Hole. Olyphant was nominated for an Emmy for his lead role as US Marshal Raylan Givens.
Last year, he also recurred on the new FOX comedy series The Grinder opposite Rob Lowe, which earned him the award for Guest Actor in a Comedy Series at the 2016 Critics Choice Awards.
For Drew Barrymore, though, this marks a rare TV role: this is her first regular television gig since 2000 Malibu Road way back in 1992 and only the second in her career, if you include the repeated voicing of character Jillian Russell on Family Guy between 2005 and 2013.
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