Netflix has released a full trailer for the comedy series, The Kominsky Method. The 2018 series stars Oscar winners Michael Douglas (Wall Street) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine) as buddies, and has eight-time Emmy Award nominee Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory) behind the scenes.
Lorre created the half-hour comedy series which will debut at the AFI Fest on November 10, 2018. Netflix will then release the eight episode first season on November 16.
In addition to Arkin and Douglas, the cast includes Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing) and Sarah Baker (Big Little Lies). Guest starring in season one are Lisa Edelstein, Emily Osment, Graham Rogers, Danny Devito, Ann-Margret, Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, and Ashleigh LaThorpe.
Chuck Lorre, David Javerbaum, and Al Higgins wrote the first season, and Lorre also directed the first episode. Lorre, Higgins, and Douglas executive produced.
Michael Douglas was recently seen reprising his role as Dr. Hank Pym in the comic book inspired film, Ant-Man and The Wasp. He also starred in the ensemble comedy Last Vegas and played Liberace in Behind the Candelabra. Alan Arkin recently wrapped up work in Disney’s much-anticipated Dumbo and is currently shooting Wonderland with Mark Wahlberg, directed by Peter Berg.
Chuck Lorre’s credits include Mom, Young Sheldon, Mike & Molly, Dharma and Greg, and Grace Under Fire.
The Kominsky Method Plot:
“The sun isn’t setting yet on the once famous Sandy Kominsky and his longtime agent Norman Newlander. Academy Award® Winners Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) star as two friends tackling life’s inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that values youth and beauty.”