‘Moonbase 8’ First Look: A24 Comedy Turns Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker, and John C. Reilly Into Bumbling Astronauts

IndieWire | 7/10/2018 | Staff
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While A24 is known for its Oscar-winning indie movie pedigree (films include “Moonlight,” “Lady Bird,” “Spring Breakers,” “Ex Machina,” and more), the company has been quietly getting into the television space. Following the Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt series “Comrade Detective,” A24’s second independently-financed TV show is the astronaut comedy “Moonbase 8.” The studio has now debuted our first look at the series, which went into production earlier this year.

“Moonbase 8” is the latest series from “Portlandia” co-creators Jonathan Krisel and Fed Armisen. Krisel is directing the episodes while Armisen stars opposite fellow comedians Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly. The plot centers around three subpar astronauts at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator who desperately aspire to be chosen...
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