Simon Helberg, an alum of “The Big Bang Theory,” is moving quickly from one successful project to the next. The actor has just recently joined the cast of the Peacock project, Poker Face. This project has created by Rian Johnson, who also wrote and directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Natasha Lyonne, best known for her role in Russian Doll, is in talks to play the show’s main character. Who will investigate a different homicide in each of the 10 episodes that make up the series?
For the time being, however, any specifics regarding the nature of the story’s plot or the characters’ roles are being kept tightly under wraps.
Helberg will join a cast featuring actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon and Inception), Benjamin Bratt, and Stephanie Hsu (Everywhere, Everywhere, All at Once). David Castaneda (The Umbrella Academy), Jameela Jamil (The Good Place), and Tim Meadows, among many others. Along with Lyonne, Johnson will produce Poker House with Maya Rudolph and Danielle Renfrew Behrens of Animal Pictures.
A humour series that has won multiple awards and is broadcast on CBS. Simon Helberg is most well-known for his performance as the scientist Howard Wolowitz on The Big Bang Theory.
The comedy series also featured Kaley Cuoco from The Flight Attendant, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik, Johnny Galecki, and Melissa Raunch in the tv series, respectively.
The cast finished shooting their final episode in 2019. Since then, Simon Helberg has acted in movies such as Annette, which Adam Driver led, and Space Oddity. He also starred alongside Meryl Streep in the Oscar-nominated film Florence Foster Jenkins.