It has been more than a decade since the launch of MACGRUBERWill Forte’s cult comedy that started out as a sketch for Saturday Night Live, and against all odds, the heartbreaking hero will return for an eight-episode series on Peacock’s streaming service.
Will Forte, Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillippe will reprise their roles from the film, and today it was announced that the MacGruber The series will also star Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, and Mickey Rourke. Elliott will play Perry, MacGruber’s father. Though they have grown apart over the years, MacGruber will need his father’s wise guidance if he hopes to be successful on his latest mission. Fishburne will play General Barrett Fasoose, a highly decorated soldier who commands the respect of the entire United States military and who is also married to MacGruber’s ex-wife, Vicki St. Elmo (Wiig). As for Rourke, he will play Brigade Commander Enos Queeth, one of MacGruber’s deadly enemies long believed dead, only to resurface to carry out a heinous plot to destroy the world and, in the process, claim his own. revenge against MacGruber. .
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The MacGruber The series, to be co-written and produced by Will Forte, discovers that MacGruber has rotted in prison for more than a decade, but when America’s supreme hero and super patriot is finally released, he must take down a mysterious villain from his past: Enos. Queeth. With the entire world in his sights, MacGruber must reunite his old team, Vicki St. Elmo (Wiig) and Dixon Piper (Phillippe) to defeat the forces of evil.