Arnold Schwarzenegger is "back, baby!"
The Austrian-born character and leader is making his scripted, live-action tv debut successful nan caller show "FUBAR."
Schwarzenegger, who plays CIA operative Luke Brunner, says his caller show is reminiscent of 1 of his aged films.
"Everywhere I go, group inquire maine erstwhile I'm going to do different large action drama for illustration ‘True Lies’… Well, present it is," he said successful a property release.
Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his first scripted live-action tv show quality arsenic Luke Brunner successful "FUBAR." (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix)
The 1994 movie starred Schwarzenegger pinch Jamie Lee Curtis, arsenic a spy believed to beryllium a salesman by his family.
Netflix specifications nan show arsenic surrounding "a CIA operative connected nan verge of retirement," who discovers a family secret. "Forced to spell backmost into nan section for 1 past job, nan bid tackles cosmopolitan family dynamics group against a world backdrop of spies, action and humor."
Schwarzenegger says nan caller show "will footwear your a-- and make you laughter – and not conscionable for 2 hours. You get a full season. It’s been a joyousness to activity pinch Nick [Santora, showrunner], Skydance, and Netflix to springiness my fans precisely what they’ve been waiting for."
Arnold Schwarzenegger is seen smoking a cigar while driving a vessel successful a photograph from "FUBAR." (Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix)
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The eight-episode play of "FUBAR" will premiere connected Netflix May 25. Each section will span 60 minutes.
In nan trailer, Schwarzenegger whips astir successful a BMW sports car, fires guns, smokes a cigar and purposely utters, "I'm back, baby," a motion to his infamous "Terminator" line.
"Top Gun: Maverick" character Monica Barbaro will prima arsenic Schwarzenegger's girl successful nan show. Additional formed members see Travis Van Winkle, Fortune Feimster, Andy Buckley, Jay Baruchel, Gabriel Luna, Fabiana Udenio, Milan Carter and Barbara Eve Harris.
Monica Barbaro, who starred arsenic Phoenix successful "Top Gun: Maverick," will play Arnold Schwarzenegger's girl successful "FUBAR." (Amanda Matlovich/Netflix)
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Travis Van Winkle arsenic Aldon Reece, Fortune Feimster arsenic Roo Russell successful "FUBAR." (Netflix)
The 75-year-old executive produces nan program, on pinch Santora.
"I grew up watching Arnold Schwarzenegger films – I’d deed my dada up for a fewer bucks truthful I could title to nan movies and spot nan biggest prima successful nan world connected nan large surface – truthful creating nan first scripted tv task for Arnold is unbelievably breathtaking for me," Santora said successful a statement.
"The point I ever marveled astatine was really Schwarzenegger could beryllium funny while still kicking a--... that’s why I wanted "FUBAR" to beryllium a hysterical, CIA-spy drama mixed pinch heart-stopping action!"
Caroline Thayer is an intermezo writer for Fox News Digital. Follow Caroline Thayer connected Twitter astatine @carolinejthayer.