‘Moonbase 8’ – Sky Sets Dec Premiere For Astronaut Comedy Starring John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen & Tim Heidecker

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02 Dec 20

‘Moonbase 8’ – Sky Sets Dec Premiere For Astronaut Comedy Starring John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen & Tim Heidecker

Sky Comedy has set a December premiere date for new Showtime series Moonbase 8 starring John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen & Tim Heidecker, the broadcaster has announced.

Set in the isolated desert of Winslow, Arizona at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator, the series follows eager astronauts Skip (Armisen), Rook (Heidecker) and their leader Cap (Reilly) as they attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. While working vigorously to complete their training, a series of unexpected circumstances forces the astronauts to question their own mental sanity, trust in each other and whether or not they’re cut out for space travel.

Golden Globe and Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly you will know from such films as ‘Chicago’‘Holmes & Watson’‘Guardians of the Galaxy’‘Stan and Ollie’, and ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ where he provides the voice of Ralph. Actor/writer/composer Fred Armisen has appeared in series such as ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’‘SNL’, and ‘Portlandia’, along with voicing characters on ‘Big Mouth’‘Final Space’ and ‘Archer’. Actor/writer/director Tim Heidecker has appeared in shows such as ‘Decker’‘Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories’, and ‘Eastbound & Down’.

The series is created, written and executive produced by Armisen, Heidecker, Reilly alongside Emmy nominee Jonathan Krisel (‘Baskets’), who also serves as series director. ‘Moonbase 8’ is produced by A24 and Abso Lutely Productions. In addition to Armisen, Heidecker, Reilly and Krisel, the series is also executive produced by Dave Kneebone, Eric Wareheim, and A24’s Ravi Nandan and Inman Young.

Moonbase 8‘ Season 1 premieres Monday, 21st December 2020 at 9pm on Sky Comedy in the UK.