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WATCH: Trailer lands for Mike Myers series The Pentaverate in which he goes full meta

April 5th, 2022 by Marc Comments

Fans of Mike Myers will recall his 1993 (I’m so old!) movie, So, I Married and Axe Murderer (his best movie, come at me) in which Myers played several roles, the best of which was the father of Charlie, the main character.

Charlie’s father was Scottish and cared not a jot about what he said or to whom and in one of the movie’s best scenes, he talks about how a secret group of the world’s most powerful five families – including KFC’s Colonel Saunders – called The Pentaverate ruled the planet:

Anyway, Myers, going full meta, coming full circle etc, is now starring in a limited Netflix series about these five families in which he stars as, it seems, several people. It’s a fun idea and I would love to see him make a triumphant return… I’m just not entirely sold on this trailer being just that.

Anyway, the show hits this day next month on Netflix and I’ll certainly be checking it out because I’m an optimist, me.

What do you think? Let me know, gang.

After influencing global events for centuries, a secret society faces a dangerous threat from within. Can a Canadian reporter save them — and the world?

Starring: Mike Myers, Lydia West & Richard McCabe

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….