Arnold Schwarzenegger is poised to be one of the last big stars to foray into streaming TV, also known as OTT. Almost all of his contemporaries, along with all his juniors, have taken the plunge into the medium. Now we have confirmed the news that Arnie will make his streaming debut with an international spy series. The series will be produced by Skydance TV. Nick Santora, the creator of TV series Scorpion, is in charge of things for the upcoming series.
The limited series will follow a father and daughter as they traverse the globe on a spy adventure. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the father. Casting is on for the actor who will play the daughter. Arnie has a long and fruitful relationship with Skydance Television. The company had bankrolled his latest outings in the Terminator franchise – Terminator: Genisys and Terminator: Dark Fate.
Nick Santora has a deal going with Skydance TV. He’s also the showrunner and executive producer for the Jack Reacher series for Amazon Prime Video for Skydance TV as part of the deal. Both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Nick Santora will executive produce the as-yet-untitled series, along with several others from Skydance TV.
Besides Scorpion, Nick Santora is also part of the creating team of series such as Prison Break, The Sopranos, Law & Order, The Guardian and Lie to Me.
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s debut series hasn’t been put out in the market as yet. Skydance TV is scheduled to initiate talks with streaming platforms before zeroing in on the platform that will pick up the series.