Has a Canadian journalist discovered a secret society that has controlled the destiny of mankind since the 13th century? And what must they do to get to the truth, especially when the faith of the world is at stake? Those are the kind of light-hearted themes at play in Series Star Six Mike Myers & Director Tim Kirkby‘s upcoming Netflix comedy series The Pentaverate. Premiering on May 5, viewers will get a glimpse of what to expect with the release of an official teaser along with images and key graphics. In addition to Myers, the series features a cast that includes the following Ken Jeong, Keegan-Michael Key, Debi Mazar, Richard McCabe, Jennifer Saundersand Lydia West. And yes it is Jeremy Eisen as a narrator…
With Myers & Kirkby as Executive Producers alongside John Lyons, Tony Hernandez & Lilly Burns for Jax Media as well Jason Weinberghere is an official teaser for The Pentaverate (followed by a series overview and a cast of “Who’s Who”):
Created by Myers and directed by Tim Kirkby, the series asks, “What if a secret society of five men — otherwise known as The Pentaverate — has been working since the Black Plague of 1347 to influence world affairs for the greater good?” At the outset In the series, an unlikely Canadian journalist (Myers) finds himself on a mission to uncover the truth and possibly save the world himself.
Mike Myers plays Ken Scarborough: an old-school Canadian news journalist who sets out to uncover the Pentaverate and win his job back; Anthony Lansdowne: A New England conspiracy theorist determined to expose the Pentaverate; Rex Smith: A far-right radio host and highly prominent conspiracy theorist; Lord Lordington: The oldest and most senior member of the Pentaverate; Bruce Baldwin: Former media mogul; and Mishu Ivanov: Ex-Russian oligarch.
Shep Gordon: Former rock-n-roll executive.
Jason Eccleston: A tech genius who invented the Pentaverate’s supercomputer, MENTOR.
Ken Jeong is Skip Cho: A casino mogul with extensive knowledge of the chaos theory of weather patterns.
Keegan-Michael Key is dr. Hobart Clark: A nuclear physicist recruited into the Pentaverate to solve the climate change catastrophe.
Debbie Mazar will play Patty Davis: the Pentaverate’s most trusted executive assistant – some would say the brains behind the whole operation.
Richard McCabe is Exalted Pikeman Higgins: Head of the Liechtenstein Guard, the Pentaverate’s security force.
Jennifer Saunders will perform as The Maester of Dubrovnik and Saester of Dubrovnik. The Maester of Dubrovnik is the Pentaverate’s lead investigator, summoned from his ancestral home in Dubrovnik to investigate the suspicious deaths. The Saester of Dubrovnik is the Maester’s sister and protector of the parce clavem, the spare key to the Pentaverate’s voting apparatus, hidden in Dubrovnik.
Lydia West is Reilly Clayton: A young woman who works with Ken at the Canadian news station. She embarks with him on an adventure to uncover the Pentaverate – and at the same time hides a secret of her own…