Lucy Liu joins A Man in Full Limited Series on Netflix


Hollywood Superstar lucy liu has barely taken a break from the world of television and is already preparing to return. As Variety reports exclusively, the Kill Bill and charlie’s angels star joins Netflix limited series A complete man, which was commissioned by the streamer in a slate of six hour-long episodes in November. The series will center on a real estate mogul who falls out of favor in the face of sudden bankruptcy, and the people around him who try to profit from his downfall.

Liu joins the lead actor and two-time Emmy winner Jeff Daniels (The press room), who will play the titular “man”, Charlie Croker. As the series synopsis says, Croker won’t let his empire crumble easily, no matter how messy things get. This means that he will be rude, rude and irrepressible towards anyone who wants to take advantage of his disappearance. Liu plays a character named Joyce Newman, the founder of a successful clean beauty company with a crisis of conscience – which is terrible for business and sure to irritate her co-workers.


A TV veteran, Liu has had longtime guest roles on shows like CBS pearlacclaimed courtroom drama Ally McBeal and south land. Her longest stint on television was on a mystery series Elementary, in which she played Sherlock Holmes (Johnny Lee Miller) partner Joan Watson for seven seasons. At the movies, Liu was recently in scene mother and is featured in the upcoming Warner Bros. and DC blockbuster Shazam! Fury of the gods.

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A complete man is based on the 1998 novel of the same name by bestselling author Tom Wolf. The story is being adapted for television by the 11-time Emmy winner David E. Kelley, who acts as showrunner, executive producer and writes the episodes. Kelley has previously adapted other novels into massively popular series such as big little lies and big skyand has also created acclaimed shows like Boston Legal and Doogie Howser. Kelley is working on the A complete man adaptation with Regina King (One night in Miami…), who is attached to direct the first three episodes of the series.

Apart from Liu and Daniels, A complete man is also configured to include Diane Lane (Y: The Last Man), William Jackson Harper (The right place), Aml Ameen (I can destroy you), Tom Pelfrey (ozark), Sarah Jones (For all mankind), Jon Michael Hill (Elementary), and Sang Adams (A league apart).

Netflix has yet to announce more details about A complete manincluding additional cast, directors and expected release date.


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