It's been nine months since Netflix first announced that Steve Carell would star in new "workplace comedy" Space Force, and the streaming giant has finally delivered us a slate of beautiful babies to populate what we're praying will resemble The Office in freakin' outer space.
Seven actors, including the legendarily droll John Malkovich and rubber-faced Ben Schwartz, have joined the cast of Space Force as members of the team that, led by Carell, is tasked with actually building the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces from the ground up, Variety reported on Thursday.
Never in history have fallen warriors been so popular. Presidents trip over themselves to comfort their next of kin, and their names are solemnly invoked by our finest talking heads. At a recent press conference, the White House chief of staff went so far as to take questions only from reporters who personally knew a family member of someone killed in action.
Steve Carell is a grieving father and Vietnam War veteran who reunites with his former squadmates, played by Bryan Cranston and Laurence Fishburne, to transport his son’s body back home from Dover in Last Flag Flying, an upcoming star-studded drama.