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MacGruber Series Date Revealed with Jailhouse Interview

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service has announced the premiere date for the MacGruber series with a “never-before-seen” jailhouse interview with the character. You can watch the video below and we’ve also included more photos underneath!

Based on the iconic Saturday Night Live sketch, the eight half-hour episodes will premiere on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

MacGruber Series Date Revealed with Jailhouse Interview

After rotting in prison for over a decade, America’s ultimate hero and uber patriot MacGruber is finally released. His mission: to take down a mysterious villain from his past – Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth.

With the entire world in the crosshairs, MacGruber must reassemble his old team, Vicki St. Elmo and Dixon Piper, in order to defeat the forces of evil.

Kristen Wiig in MacGruber

Will Forte will reprise his iconic role as MacGruber and also writes and executive produces the show. The cast also includes Kristen Wiig (Vicki St. Elmo), Ryan Phillippe (Dixon Piper), Sam Elliott (Perry), and Laurence Fishburne (General Barrett Fasoose).

The cast is rounded out by Billy Zane (Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth), Joseph Lee Anderson (Major Harold Kernst), and Timothy V. Murphy (Constantine Bach).

Ryan Phillippe

The series is an adaptation of the 2010 feature film (buy at Amazon) and cult favorite of the same title, which will also feature the original creative team behind the camera.

Will Forte serves as writer and executive producer alongside John Solomon and Jorma Taccone who will also direct. Lorne Michaels, John Goldwyn, Andrew Singer and Erin David also serve as executive producers.

Laurence Fishburne in MacGruber

MacGruber is from Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Broadway Video.

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