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Termination Trailer: Adam Scott Stars in Apple TV + Workplace Thriller

Apple TV+ TV series directed by Ben Stiller from creator Dan Erickson will premiere on February 18.

Work-life balance? There is no such thing. But in the new Apple TV+ series “Quit, ”From director/executive producer silent peak and creator Dan Erickson, that might not be such a tubular dream in the sky. Apple has revealed a teaser for the nine-episode first season, premiering the first two episodes on February 18, 2022. See below.

Here’s the synopsis: “In ‘The Quit,’ Mark Scout (Adam Scott) led a team at Lumon Industries, whose employees went through a severance procedure, surgically dividing their memories between work and their personal lives. This daring experiment with ‘work-life balance’ is called into question when Mark finds himself at the center of a unraveling mystery that will force him to come face to face with his true nature. of work … and of himself. “

Notably, the series reunites director Ben Stiller with Patricia Arquette, who earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for the 2018 Showtime series “Escape at Dannemora.” In “Severance,” Arquette plays Adam Scott’s boss. Stiller and Arquette also starred together in David O.Russell’s breakthrough 1996 comedy “Flirting with Disaster.”

Adam Scott was last seen on HBO’s “Big Little Lies” and heard his voice in the beloved animated series “Big Mouth.” Next, he will reprise his role in the Starz revival of the hit comedy series “Party Down”.

The rest of the stacked cast includes Emmy-winning John Turturro (“The Plot Against America,” “The Night Of”), Britt Lower (“High Maintenance,” “Casual”), Zach Cherry ( “You,” “Succession”), Dichen Lachman (“Jurassic World: Dominion,” “Altered Carbon”), Jen Tullock (“Before You Know It,” “Bless This Mess”), Tramell Tillman (“Hunters,” Dietland). “), Michael Chernus (“Orange Is the New Black,” “Patriot”), and Oscar-winner Christopher Walken.

Along with the episodes “Severance” and “Dannemora,” Stiller directed the films “Zoolander,” along with “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” “Tropic Thunder” and “The Cable Guy.” Stiller directed six episodes of “Severance,” with filmmaker Aoife McArdle (“Brave New World”) taking charge of three.

The series is written and created by Dan Erickson. Mark Friedman, Chris Black, John Cameron and Andrew Colville are executive producers alongside Erickson. Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock and Jackie Cohn executive produce through Red Hour Productions, and both Patricia Arquette and Adam Scott are producers. Endeavor Content serves as the studio.

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